Level 1 Award/Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (QCF)
• An Entry Certificate in Skills for Working Life or Life Skills or other Entry Level
• An appropriate standard of literacy and numeracy
• Related interests and experiences
Enrolling on the Level 1 in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry gives learners the opportunity to achieve a nationally-recognised Level 1 vocationally-specific qualification.
Examples of units of study include ‘Introduction to the Hospitality Industry’; ‘Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry’; ‘Introduction to Healthy Eating’; ‘Front Office Operations’.
There are three pathways to the Level 1 in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry dependent on entry qualifications and experiences:
Level 1 Award in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry(QCF)
This is a 10-credit programme where you will be provided with an introduction to the skills, qualities and knowledge that may be required for employment in the Hospitality sector.
Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry(QCF)
This is a 14-credit programme, which extends the work-related focus from the Level 1 Award (QCF) programme and covers some of the knowledge and practical skills required for employment in the Hospitality sector. The Level 1 Certificate offers an engaging programme for those who are clear about the vocational area that they wish to learn more about.
Start dates for these programmes are flexible, with completion usually achieved within two years.
On successful completion of the Level 1 in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry learners may consider progressing to a Level 2 programme or vocationally relevant qualification.
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