Hospitality and Catering

NVQ Hospitality and Catering

Training 4 U Services (UK) Ltd has an excellent reputation within the hospitality and catering industry. Training 4 U Services (UK) Ltd is recognised as one of the leading providers of education and training in Luton and we are a centre of excellence for hospitality and Catering training.

At Training 4 U Services we offer programmes to suit all skills and abilities. From improving your professional chefs skills, to learning new management techniques, to attending a master class with the College’s team of expert trainers  or undertaking an Apprenticeship – Training 4 U Services has something to suit your requirements.

An NVQ in Catering & Hospitality will certificate your ability to do your job. NVQs are National Vocational Qualifications they are training and work based assessments designed to make you highly employable. There are a wide range of NVQs for catering and hospitality.

From restaurants to hotels, a career in the catering and hospitality industry could see you working in a variety of different venues as you provide food and friendliness to your customers. A career in catering and hospitality could see you focused on the tourism industry – perhaps as a representative from a travel company, helping holidaymakers to have a good time. Health and safety is an important part of a career in catering and hospitality, as is a cheery disposition and a willingness to work as part of a team.

Hospitality & Catering offers you an unbeatable learning experience, tailored around your individual needs. We will help and push you to be the very best that you can be. You will build and develop your skills, knowledge, confidence and future career in a professional, friendly and fun environment.

The Hospitality and Catering Industry is a fast-growing, exciting area of employment.  Whether you want to develop the skills needed for your dream career, boost your employability or try something new, Training 4 U services will help you achieve your full potential.

We provide an exciting syllabus, empowering and enabling you to meet the social and emotional challenges of your chosen career path.

English and Maths are an integral part of our programme and our employers recognise that these areas are an essential prerequisite for employment.

This course is for those who wish to make a career in catering, either as a chef or waiter/waitress.

Professional Cookery - Level 2

You will increase your professional skills and gain the techniques required to work in the modern hospitality and catering industry. You will also gain Level 2 qualifications in Professional Cokkery which is essential for work in the catering industry.

This course is based in our professional kitchens at the Feltham Skills Centre. You will increase your professional skills and gain the techniques needed to work in the modern hospitality and catering industry.

You will complete the following units Mandatory Units:

  • Maintenance of a Safe, Hygienic and Secure Working Environment
  • Working Effectively as Part of a Hospitality Team
  • Maintain food safely when storing, preparing and cooking food
  • Maintain, handle and clean knives

And choose 12 more units from a range of optional units

Food and Beverage Service Diploma Level 2

This course is appropriate for staff who work as waiting and serving staff within the organisation, or staff looking to extend their Hospitality qualifications.

Whilst working through the award your staff will be able to demonstrate the skills they already possess and develop new skills.

You will complete the following units Mandatory Units:

  • Maintenance of a Safe, Hygienic and Secure Working Environment
  • Working Effectively as Part of a Hospitality Team
  • Maintain food safely when storing, preparing and serving food
  • Give Customers a positive impression of yourself and organisation

And choose 6 more units from a range of optional units

Entry requirements

Initial meeting to discuss suitability of the qualification prior to enrolment. Although there are no formal entry requirements to the programme, the candidate should be literate and numerate and in a position to reflect on their practice and gather work-based evidence in a suitable job role.

Assessment details

The course is delivered at the workplace by a qualified assessor. The assessor will visit the staff regularly to set work and help the candidate to complete the units needed for the award. Times for the visits will be arranged to suit the staff and assessor. The staff member proves they have achieved the award by gathering evidence and completing underpinning knowledge questions and tests.

Start time and attendance details

This course can start anytime during the year at a time to suit yourself and your employer. If you are interested then please complete the enquiry form at the bottom of this page.

Assessor visits workplace.

Course length

1 year

Further study and progression

We offer a range of level 1, 2 and 3 courses, as well as degree courses and apprenticeships.

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