KS4 Hospitality and Catering

Subject Staff Leader
Miss K Dalley – dalleyk@ridgewayschool.com


Name  –       L1/2 Hospitality & Catering
Board  –       Eduqas


Assessment of Course

Exams consist of two units:

Unit 1: The Hospitality and Catering Industry

  • 40% of qualification
  • External written exam
  • 1 hour 30 mins

Unit 2: Hospitality and Catering in Action

  • 60% of qualification
  • Non examination assessment: Internally assessed, externally moderated.
  • 9 hours which includes 3 hours practical exam.
  • Outcome: coursework plus a 2 or 3 course meal for two people with accompaniments.

This course is graded at a pass, merit and distinction.


Course Content

L1/2 Hospitality & Catering focuses on practical cooking skills to ensure students develop a thorough understanding of nutrition, food provenance and the working characteristics of the food industry. At its heart, this qualification focuses on nurturing students’ practical cookery skills to give them a strong understanding of nutrition.

Areas of study:

  • Food, nutrition and health
  • Jobs roles and the catering industry
  • Food safety
  • Food choice
  • Food provenance

Throughout the course of study students will develop links with local establishments and industries.


Career opportunities in Food Preparation and Nutrition include:
Nutritional sciences, dietetics, sport science, restaurants, hotels, environmental health, marketing, product development, airlines, journalism, health care agencies, institutional management, the armed forces, teaching and running your own business.





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