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.
Course fees are per year for full-time & degree-level courses, and per course for part-time ones. The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2019/20 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2020/21 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.
This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:
- Aged 16-18 on 31/08/19
- Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
- Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
- Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
- Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
Level 3-6 Courses for Adults
Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19+ and studying an eligible Level 3/4/5 and 6 Course. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.
Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.