Key stage 3

Food and nutrition is part of the rotational study in design technology taught to all students at key stage 3.

Key stage 4

Why study hospitality and catering?

This course is suited to any student who likes experimenting with food, cooking and baking and who is thinking about further education in cookery and catering.

What will I learn?

Exam board: WJEC
Qualification type:
Level 1/2 Certificate
Contact: Mrs Berry

The course provides learners with experience of using different cooking techniques and an insight into hospitality. It will give them a basic understanding of the skills required for a career in hospitality.

This qualification aims to allow students to:

  • develop catering skills;
  • understand the hospitality and catering industry; and
  • experience hospitality and catering in action, based on a brief.

How will I be assessed?

  • Coursework
  • Practical assessment

Future pathways and carers

  • Further qualifications in food, cookery and hospitality
  • Professional catering
  • Hospitality management
  • Ideal preparation for a variety of careers in the food industry