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Title: Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Level 1
Weekly hours: 5 hours
Location: Canterbury College
Fee: Free*
Duration: 25 weeks

Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Level 1

This course will provide you with a basic understanding to the catering and hospitality industry.

What will I learn?

During this course you will develop an understanding of the catering and Hospitality industry covering a variety of units including:

  • Building working relationships with colleagues  
  • Customer service in the hospitality industry  
  • Food service  
  • Introduction to the hospitality industry  
  • Preparing and serving drinks 
  • Basic food preparation and cooking 
  • Planning a healthy diet 
  • Health and Safety and food safety awareness in catering 
  • Using Kitchen Equipment 
  • Menu Planning 

How will I be assessed?

You will be assess through practical task as well as written assignments and class activities.

What may it lead to?

Progression opportunities include advancing on to another course in catering.

Additional information & other costs

Purchase of a uniform and footwear will be required. There will also be the option to purchase a practical kit.

*This course may be free to those who are 19+ and are unemployed or on a low income. To discuss requirements, please contact our Student Information Centre on 01227 811188 or email

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111