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Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering

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Our Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering is most suitable as a foundation for further study, providing learners with a core depth of knowledge and a range of specialist and general skills that will support their progression to further learning and employment.

Knowledge and understanding of the hospitality and catering industry
Develops ability to plan, prepare and cook dishes
Develops practical skills for the catering industry.

This qualification is on the DfE 2020 Performance Tables and contributes to the Progress 8 measure as one of the 'other' qualifications. View the 2020 list here.

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed that those qualifications approved for inclusion in the 2020 performance tables will also be included in performance tables for 2021 and 2022.

Examiners' Reports
Level 1-2 Hospitality+Catering Examiners' Report Summer 2019

Training Courses for Teachers

Our 2019 / 2020 CPD programme is now live.

Book your place on one of our teacher training courses to learn more about the specification and sample assessment materials including assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas.

Courses are available all over the UK as well as online.

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All Course Materials

We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.

Reform Update

For the full list of qualifications being reformed by Ofqual in 2017, 2016 and 2015, please see our accreditation update page

Hospitality and Catering Briefs

Two briefs are available to download from the secure website. Instructions on how to access the briefs are available here