Food Technology

Level 3

Duration: 1 Year

Contact: Mrs English or Mr Crowder

Entry Requirements

Students are required to have passed both English and Maths GCSE.

Course Content

This level 3 BTEC course looks at many aspects of the catering and hospitality industry. There will be an opportunity to explore all areas of hospitality from front of house and chef skills to the management of staff and events. You will look at ingredients and cooking methods used across the world, comparing different food styles and go on to prepare a range of international dishes where you will be able to develop your culinary skills and demonstrating flare and creativity.

Units to be studied include:

  • Unit 1 The Hospitality Industry
  • Unit 2 Principles of Supervising Customer Service
  • Unit 3 Providing Customer service in Hospitality
  • Unit 6 Food and Drink Service
  • Unit 10 European Food
  • Unit 11 Asian Food
  • Unit 22 Planning and Running a Hospitality Event

Future Opportunities

This course will give you the opportunity to go on to higher education or into industry to either study or work in management. In this exciting industry, the 2nd largest employer in the country, there are opportunities to travel and a huge variety of choices. This course also gives you the chance to look at overseas work within large chains or smaller businesses.

University Success

In 2018, 93% of students went to their first or second choice university.

A Level Pass Rate

In 2018, Homewood's Year 13 students achieved 100% pass rate in over 42 A-level and Level 3 courses.