Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education Hospitality & Catering
Two Year Course
AVCE in Hospitality and Catering is designed to develop studentsą
confidence and prepare them
for employment in the industry. It covers a broad
range of subjects in order to give students experience of as many
aspects of the industry as
possible. Core subjects include:
course also includes periods of work experience at prestigious venues,
such as Royal Ascot and
Buckingham Palace, as well as visits to relevant exhibitions
and nationally renowned establishments like The Savoy Hotel.
have the opportunity to work towards additional subjects including:
are assessed through assignments and external tests.
should normally possess 4
GCSEs (grade ŚCą or above), an appropriate Intermediate GNVQ, or
They will also need to provide satisfactory references.
Applications from individuals with relevant previous experience, including
mature students, are particularly welcomed.
qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to enter the industry at
trainee management or
supervisory level. Previous students are now working as
restaurant managers, conference and banqueting managers and cruise liner
stewards. The course can
also act as an excellent route
to higher education.