Hospitality and catering

Learning in this area covers customer service, food safety and hygiene, event planning and organisation.

Employment opportunities in this sector include people-facing roles (eg event organisers, waiting and bar staff, wedding co-ordinators, event stewards) and back office roles (eg chefs, riggers, maintenance workers).

We found 130 challenges in the Vocational area 'Hospitality and catering'

Challenge Level NLH
Learner will be able to select appropriate kitchen knives and demonstrate a range of cutting skills.
Entry 3  20
Learners will be able to use a professional coffee machine to create both hot and iced coffees.
Entry 3  30
To be able to use cooking skills to make home cooked food that could be used for a summer picnic.
WTE1  10
Learners will be able to independently complete all tasks associated with opening and closing a cafe/coffee shop
Entry 3  30
Learners will actively participate in preparing food and drink.
WTE1  10
Learners will develop their skills in preparing drinks and snacks.
Entry 2  10
Learners will be able to plan, cost, prepare and serve a healthy three course meal for guests using a budget of no more than £5.00 per head.
Level 2  30
Learners will explore the sensory qualities of food and drink.
WTE1  10
Learners will be able to demonstrate knowledge and application of the sterilisation and preserve making process.
Entry 3  10
The learner will arrange tables and chairs and provide cold refreshments, in line with given instructions.
Entry 1  10
Learners will prepare a conference or meeting room with correct table layout and hot and cold drinks facilities.
Entry 2  10
Learners will identify, demonstrate and evaluate skills in how to lead a healthy active lifestyle.
Entry 1  20
The learner will experience and actively explore a healthy diet and prepare a balanced meal.
WTE1  10
The learner will be able to design, plan, prepare and review their own healthy smoothie.
Entry 2  10
The learner will be able to identify healthy eating options, explain the health benefits of these options and create a healthy snack.
Entry 2  10
The learner will develop their literacy and numeracy skills through planning an event and experiencing different forms of entertainment.
Entry 1  10
The learner will participate in preparing and serving a simple meal with support
WTE1  10
The learner will be able to prepare a healthy meal to a set budget.
Entry 3  10
The learner will develop their literacy and numeracy skills through responding to and engaging with preparation for events and experiencing different forms of entertainment.
WTE1  10
The learner will develop their functional literacy and numeracy skills in relation to planned events and different forms of entertainment.
Entry 2  10