This a mainly practical course, with most of your studies taking place in the award-winning Lakes Hotel School. It will also include theory lessons and research into the industry, which you will have to do at home.
Whilst studying this course you will get the opportunity to work with industry experts and on high-profile events such as the 'Mayor's Annual Dinner' and the 'Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards'.
The course incorporates traditional service styles and the use of technology when taking orders to enhance your skills ready for the industry or to help you update your skills. You will also have the opportunity to extend your learning with courses such as the 'Wine and Spirit Education Trust' and 'Personal Licensee Certificate', as well as Intermediate Food Hygiene.
The assessment method is a holistic approach that will take into account all the units you are doing over the term. You will also be set work to complete in the form of work packs to help complete the units on top of the assessment plans you will be doing.
All candidates will be interviewed for these courses by the subject specialist and in some cases a trade test may be required. You should have good trade experience or a relevant level 2 qualifications at Merit or Distinction and ideally a level 2 qualification in English.
All students interested in this course should contact the course tutor, Graeme Hedley, prior to enrolment:
After Your Course
On completion of your chosen level three programme in the Lakes Hotel School you can progress onto another specialism at level 3 or the HNC or Diploma in Hospitality Management which can lead on to a full honours degree.
The fee displayed is the course fee. Course fees are per year for full-time courses and per course for part-time courses.
There may be other costs associated with this course, e.g. kit, equipment, books, trips etc. Financial support may be available to support you with these. See the Student Money pages for more information.
The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2023/24 academic year.
Level 3-6 Courses
Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19 or over and studying eligible level 3, 4, 5 & 6 courses. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.
You may qualify for financial support to cover the cost of a Level 3 qualification if you do not already have a Level 3 qualification (this will depend on the course & your age on 31/08/23).
Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.
The fees displayed are for the one-year AS-Level course. If you would like to progress onto the full A-Level, please get in touch with us for the cost of the second year, as it will be different.
16-18 year olds
There are no course fees if you were aged 16-18 on 31/08/23 and are not studying at another institution.