Food/Hospitality and Catering

Level 1/2 Award Hospitality and Catering

Being able to plan and cook meals is an important life skill.  The course helps you develop your communication and presentation skills alongside your cooking skills.  Hospitality and catering is Britain’s fourth largest industry and accounts for around 10% of the total workforce so this is a good vocational option.  Since 2010, over 25% of all new jobs have been within the hospitality and catering sector with the majority of new roles falling within the 18-24 age group.


 Key Stage 4 – 3 x 1hr per week

Key Stage 4 Qualifications


WJEC - Level 1/2 Award Hospitality and Catering –

2 units of work, grades L1Pass - L2 Distinction


Unit 1 – Understanding the hospitality and catering industry. 

Assessed in an on-line exam, 40%

You will learn about:

  • Food hygiene

  • Specialist diets

  • Catering establishments

  • Function of ingredients

  • Health and safety

  • Job roles

 Unit 2- Coursework 60%

    • Understanding how to operate a business
    • Nutrition and food safety
    • Food preparation and cooking
    • Time management, planning and communication
    • Safely plan, prepare, cook and present nutritional dishes around a theme.  You will cook or investigate different recipes each week to prepare for your final assessment

Past Results

This is a new KS4 course, first examination 2020




Useful documents


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