The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.
There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.
Students who achieve a merit profile or above could apply for the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Hospitality or a level 3 NVQ. Other students may progress to the 7100 professional cookery (practical).
The course is for people who want to pursue their careers in the catering industry and will be able to make choices, with the necessary qualifications to support those choices. The course will cover both front of house theory and kitchen skills, and various aspects of hotel and restaurant operations.
The course is made up of thirteen units – four mandatory core units and nine specialist units.
Students will all study:
Specialist units on the course are selected from the list below:
A BTEC Extended Diploma at level 3 prepares you for employment and provides a good grounding to go on to a more advanced course such as:
Full Catering Uniform is required at approximately £250
Students may participate in corporate hospitality work experience with tutors at events such as:
Take the Opportunity to work on outside catering events around the Island.
Tops Day Nurseries offers flexible hours, so you only book and pay for the hours you need.
Student Services offer advice on bursary funding. Bursaries support essentials such as travel, childcare and kit.
Student Services provide a range of support, information and specialist services to enhance your student experience.