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Level 2 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service

This course is ideal for learners wanting to gain the skills needed to deliver a great dining experience.
Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
1 Years
Level 2

Course Overview

This 1 year course is the equivalent 4 GCSEs. Students are required to commit to 18 hours of attendance per week for this course.

This course will be completed over approximately 15 hours per week.

Modules studied may include:
  • Investigate the catering and hospitality industry
  • Food safety in catering
  • Health and safety in catering and hospitality
  • Legislation in food and beverage service
  • Menu knowledge and design
  • Applying workplace skills
  • Principles of beverage product knowledge
  • Service of hot beverages
  • Food and beverage service skills
  • Handling payments and maintaining the payment point
  • Principles of Customer Service in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism

You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability. 

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy or ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths or Computing.

This qualification is ideal for learners wanting to gain the skills needed to deliver a great dining experience.  The course includes essential skills in areas such as food safety, handling payments and bookings, and serving food and beverages.


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Level 2 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service





Level 2 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service





Level 2 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service





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Ideal If:

You want a career in the food service industry such as bar staff, table or counter service.

You'll Learn:

about menu knowledge and design, beverage product knowledge, food and beverage service skills, customer service, food safety and handling payments

You'll Love:

our restaurant nights where you will work in one of our professional restaurants open to the public. The Birches (Bangor), McNeill Room (Downpatrick) and Linen Room (Lisburn).

You'll Progress:

to employment or onto further study on a Level 3 programme such as Advanced Technical Diploma in Supervision in Food and Beverage Services or a 90-credit Diploma which can lead to careers such as maître d’ or food and beverage supervisor.

You'll Need:

2 GCSEs at Grade D or above, a keen interest in working in the Hospitality industry as a front of house operative.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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