Hospitality and Catering

Key Stage 4

Qualification: LEVEL 1/2 AWARDS Hospitality and Catering

(Vocational qualification – equivalent to a GCSE)

Examination Board: WJEC WELSH BOARD

The WJEC Level 1/2 Award in Hospitality and Catering has been designed to support students in schools and colleges who want to learn about this vocational sector and the potential it can offer them for their careers or further study. It is most suitable as a foundation for further study. This further study would provide students with the opportunity to develop a range of specialist and general skills that would support their progression to employment. This structure has been designed to develop in learners the knowledge and understanding related to a range of hospitality and catering providers; how they operate and what they have to take into account to be successful. There is the opportunity to learn about issues related to nutrition and food safety and how they affect successful hospitality and catering operations. In this qualification, students will also have the opportunity to develop some food preparation and cooking skills as well as transferable skills of problem solving, organisation and time management, planning and communication.

Unit 1 will be externally assessed and is based on the Hospitality and catering Industry.

Unit 2 is internally assessed and is based on Hospitality in Action