Food and Beverage Service Supervision

Food and Beverage Service Supervision

This is the advanced course of our programmes. You will have the opportunity to develop advanced skills in specialist areas, including table theatre, barista, alcoholic beverage service and Gueridon service work.

Course Information

  • Course Type School Leaver
  • Subject Area Hospitality and Catering
  • Qualification VRQ Diploma
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Course Length 1 year

This is the advanced course of our programmes. You will have opportunity to develop advanced skills in specialist areas including Table Theatre, Barista, Alcoholic Beverage Service and Gueridon work.

Assessment is by assignments and practical examinations in the @34 restaurant.

What topics will I study? 

You will:

  • Take on a supervisory role for health and safety and food safety
  • Study gastronomy and food culture
  • Investigate principles of promoting food and beverage services and products
  • Study legal and social responsibilities of a Personal Licence Holder
  • Provide advice to customers on food and beverage matching
  • Supervise hospitality events
  • Develop your own style of man management
  • Deal with difficult customers
  • Prioritisation of situations during a busy service.

What can I study alongside this course?

This course is studied on its own and cannot be combined with other courses.

Next steps: 

On completion of this course you could progress to a Level 4
Higher Diploma in subjects such as culinary or kitchen management, Higher National Diploma (HND), Foundation Degree or gain employment within the catering and hospitality industry.

Entry Requirements

Specific entry requirements: This is a progression course and you must have successfully completed the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery and Food and Beverage Service. You must also be interested in hospitality and catering.


The Laurence Building boasts brand newfacilities throughout including an IT suite, modern kitchens and a stunning restaurant within the faculty; as well as being located in comfortable and pleasant surroundings.

Additional Costs

None specified.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course). For any fee-related queries or further information, please contact the Advice and Recruitment Team on 01392 400444.

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