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Advanced Technical Diploma in Supervision in Food and Beverage Services - Level 3

This study programme is for those learners who wish to focus their career on the front of house operations of the hospitality industry and other service sectors.

You will develop skills that will allow you to work in a variety of establishments and settings including hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars and specialist events catering or to manage your own business.

  • What topics/modules are covered?

    You will study a range of subject areas including:

    • Team leadership and development
    • Understanding types of hospitality businesses and finance
    • Supervising different types of food and beverage service
    • Supervising the restaurant reception
    • Planning and delivering hospitality events
    • Service of beer, wines and spirits
    • Serving cocktails
    • Barista service
    • Legislation and regulations that affect you and your team
    • What is gastronomy?
    • What influences peoples choices of food and drink?
    • Specialist table service techniques
    • Beverage and food matching
    • Current trends in eating and drinking

  • What are the entry requirements?

    In order to qualify for this course, you will need:

    • 5 GCSEs at grade C (new grading system: 4) or above or a related Level 2 qualification

    Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed student.

  • What can I do if I complete this course?

    • University
    • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
    • Employment

  • Career Path

    • Hotel General Manager
    • Cruise Manager
    • Bar Person
    • Events Planner
    • Butler
    • Barista
    • Reservations Manager

  • What qualification will I gain?

    Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Supervision in Food and Beverage Services.

  • How many days of the week will I be studying?

    3 days.

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year.

  • Where will I be based?

    The Balliol Building, Hugh Baird College.

  • Who is the awarding body?

    City & Guilds.

  • OfferingID


  • Cost

    Aged 16-18 Aged 19-23 and 1st full level 3 Aged 19+ Loan
    Free Free £3,375

    Financial Support

    If you are aged 19+ you may be eligible for financial support to cover the cost of the course and/or travel, childcare and equipment expenses. Click here to find out more.

  • Disclaimer

    We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.

Last modified on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:54

Study Programme

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.

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