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Overview

By undertaking this Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Supervision of Food & Beverage Services qualification, you will gain the skills and techniques required to supervise a team, manage hospitality events and deliver a high level of service to guests/customers.

Course description

During this course you will have opportunity to complete work experience in our professional catering outlets; our dedicated Street take-away and Karibunis, our fine dining restaurant. The restaurant opens every Thursday evening, with themed evenings as well as Michelin rated service. You must wear a restaurant uniform and all information will be given to you at an interview. As a supervisor you will be running the front of house restaurant services

In addition you will also learn the skills to become a talented Barista which is becoming one of the new highly skilled professions in the industry and on the high street. Another part of the job which is becoming more and more expected in the industry is mixologist; you will learn to create and mix cocktails in order for you to have a wider set of employability skills.

South & City College student again won front of house gold award January 2020 along with silver awards for cocktails and coffee making. We also won bronze awards for cocktail and coffee making along with napkin folding, in a competition we compete in annually against other colleges and in total our students won 25 awards in January 2020.

To read about our record haul of medals in 2020 visit: https://www.sccb.ac.uk/latest-news/item/714-future-stars-of-hospitality-and-catering

A mandatory part of the course is work experience and employer engagement so you will have the advantage of being able to gain practical experience during the course. If you do not already have a part-time job in the industry, you will be expected to complete this mandatory element during the academic year.

What areas will I study?

The subject areas that will be covered as part of this qualification include:

  • Supervisory skills including
  • Team leadership and development
  • Understanding business operations: types of hospitality businesses and finance
  • Supervising different types of food and beverage service
  • Supervising the restaurant reception

Planning and delivering hospitality events Supervising the beverage service including - Service of beer, wines and spirits Serving cocktails Barista service *Legislation and regulations that affect you and your team

Gastronomy and the dining experience including - What is gastronomy? What influences peoples choices of food and drink? Specialist table service techniques Beverage and food matching *Current trends in eating and drinking

Health & safety and food safety including: Legislation that impacts on you and your team Practices and procedures that will protect the business, you, your team and customers How to deal with customer requirements such as those with special dietary requirements or access requirements Safe storage, display and service of food and beverages

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £2500.00 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £2500.00 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.