16-18 Courses

Level 1 City and Guilds Diploma in the Introduction into Hospitality Industry

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Hackney Campus, Redbridge Campus
  • Qualification

    16-18 Courses
  • Subject

    Hospitality and Culinary Arts
  • Schedule

    Timetable dependent (Day)
  • Duration

    1 Year
  • Age


Course Fees

No fees

Entry requirements

Entry requirement vary based on your subject. For many courses you will need to show an ability of the required skills.


Do you want to be a chef, or to pursue a career in the hospitality sector? This course is a perfect introduction to hospitality and catering. Students will be interviewed before the course begins to discuss their career goals and aspirations, which will enable our team to create a personalised learning journey. On the course, students will gain a working understanding of all aspects of basic food preparation, cooking, and restaurant service. It is all about building employability skills, so we guarantee a training environment that will be relevant, professional, and vibrant to provide all the tools needed to make it in this wonderful industry.

You will have the opportunity to have paid work in our award-winning restaurant OKN1 or Rouge and work with our professional chefs on exciting outside catering events.

Study units include:

  • Introduction to the hospitality industry
  • Customer service in the hospitality industry
  • Food service
  • Introduction to healthy eating
  • Basic food preparation and cooking
  • Using kitchen equipment
  • Health and safety and food safety awareness in catering
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Food safety in catering

Further information

Level 2 City and Guilds Diploma in Culinary skills or Level 2 City and Guilds Diploma in Hospitality Services

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