Catering and Hospitality

Work Experience Programme: Catering

In Brief

Start Date /

This course has various start dates throughout the year and runs for 36 weeks.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.

You will achieve

You will achieve a Barnsley College certificate.

Last updated: 20th November 2018

Course overview

The programme aims to provide you with an introduction to the development of a range of skills and new opportunities through engagement with employers and study support. Skills including communication, problem solving, customer services, organisation, time management and meeting deadlines may be specific to a chosen career pathway or transferable across a range of careers.

The programme will provide you with further opportunities to establish career pathways.

Course content

The programme is offered as a work experience pathway, which requires placement hours (this can be with various employers) and weekly college attendance. The placement will be directly linked to your career aim.

  • Work Preparation: job search, Curriculum Vitae (CV) development, cover letter, interview preparation, reflection of skill development and experiences
  • Work Experience: work with employer/s to establish career pathways and skill development
  • English and maths: dependent on the qualifications on entry
  • Tutorial workshop: tutor support to monitor progress, opportunities, experiences and targets with student and employers

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the programme This will involve developing a workbook/portfolio of evidence to help progress into college, an apprenticeship or employment. Further visits and observations will be utilised to establish progression through career choice and skill development.

What equipment will I need?

You will require ring-binders, writing materials and paper/stationery, USB memory sticks.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

This programme is designed to enable you to enter employment within the various industries through the skills acquired during this programme. Alternatively, you may wish to progress onto an apprenticeship with an employer in a desired area or engagement into college to continue studying a subject area that has become something of a passion and career pathway.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Work Experience Programme: Catering