Course: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Level 1

Study Level

Level 1

Course Code

Hospitality and Catering


Great Yarmouth Campus


1 Year



Areas covered include:

  • Team work
  • Health and safety
  • Customer service and creating a positive impression
  • Food safety
  • Serving food and drink in a range of styles
  • Introduction to professional cookery

Your study will be hands-on in both East restaurant and at functions on the campus. This will provide you with opportunities to cater for lunches and dinners as well as for special events.
There will be theory sessions to research and support assignments that cover the practical activities for all outcomes and will also sample underpinning knowledge to verify coverage of the unit. Work experience is part of the study programme.


Three subjects at GCSE grade 4 or above (including English)


Technical competence is assessed by observation which is tracked and maintained individually by each student. The programme is monitored by internal quality assurance and external verification by City and Guilds.


This course introduces you to a career in the Hospitality Industry. Use the links to discover more:

Alternatively you may choose to continue to develop your knowledge with one of the catering courses offered at East Coast College.

Food and Beverage Service

Cookery and Kitchen Service

Former students from the catering department work locally, nationally or even internationally in a range of roles. Some have gone on to gain experience at top restaurants and work for internationally renowned chefs.

Related Study Programmes

Food and Beverage Service Level 2

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  • Full-time

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Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Level 1

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  • Level 1

  • Full-time

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