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What's Involved

The Level 1 Award in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry provides an introduction to the sector and will help learners to decide whether to undertake further training or employment within this occupational area. The qualification also gives learners a practical introduction to the activities involved in Hospitality and Catering work which will be useful should they find employment in this area.

As this qualification is 100% vocational you will learn about many aspects of the industry and gain valuable practical and teamwork skills. The qualification covers a range of topics such as:

  • Customer service;
  • Serving food and drink;
  • Healthy eating;
  • Using kitchen equipment;
  • Basic food preparation.

Entry Requirements

This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of previous learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.

Where will it take me?

The Award in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry can help you find a job in a wide range of roles including:

  • Bar person;
  • Catering;
  • Chef;
  • Cleaner;
  • Concierge;
  • Food processing operative;
  • Housekeeper;
  • Kitchen assistant/Porter;
  • Receptionist.

Once you have completed the course you might want to move on to full Level 2 qualifications and skilled employment including apprenticeships.

Course Assessment Method

To achieve this qualification, learners must achieve a minimum of 10 Credits, of which:

  • 5 Credits must be achieved from the mandatory units;
  • A minimum of 1 credit from Group B units;
  • A minimum 4 credits from Group C units.

Where and When

Hospitality Industry Level 1 Award Introduction C&G

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
B711V1F-19 Full Time 09/09/2019 £914 £0 £914 N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year, they are estimated at this stage and will be confirmed at enrolment.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.


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