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Exploring Catering, Retail and Life Skills Entry Level 2 and 3

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

Gain specific and transferable work skills whilst exploring careers in the service industries. You will undertake learning in a range of real and realistic working environments, including our on-site café and retail shop. You will learn how to prepare, cook and serve a range of dishes and also learn other work-related skills such as Health and Safety, Health and Hygiene and Fire Safety. You will also develop retail, customer service and business skills and undertake work experience in real catering and retail environments. This programme also include sessions in English and maths, enrichment, tutorials, independence and supported study. This course is 25% theory and 75% practical.


Entry Requirements

No formal qualification required.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed on your progress throughout the year and build a portfolio of evidence. The work is validated by an external verifier from RARPA. Functional skills will involve tests at the appropriate level.

Additional Information

All of our programmes are underpinned by the opportunity to develop life skills, communication development, travel training and safety in the community

Potential Future Career

On completion of this course, you can progress to Employability Plus or Supported Internships. You could also progress to Pathways, which will allow you to make the transition to further learning in the main college environment.


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