Hospitality College

  • Fast-Track Study Programme After University​

    City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ in

    Hospitality Supervision

Develop skills within one year to advance rapidly into the hospitality sector

regardless of your chosen degree.

Subject area:

Front Office, Accommodation Service, Food and Beverage, Work Based Learning


Full time


1 year with two intakes, either September or January.


City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ in Hospitality Services; RSPH Level 2 Food Safety Certificate; RSPH Level 2 Health & Safety Certificate; WSET Wines Level 1 Certificate, City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership.


This is an advanced hospitality diploma. It condenses the Level 2 and Level 3 units into one year in order to provide you with the knowledge and skills for employment opportunities.

Your training will include:

Customer service skills

  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Give accommodation & reception service
  • Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Serve alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Serve food at the table
  • Maintain food safety when storing, holding and serving food

Basic cooking skills

  • Prepare, finish and present canapés and cocktail products.
  • Make and serve a range of hot and cold drinks.
  • Finish simple salad and fruit dishes.
  • Prepare and present food for cold presentation.

Managerial skills

  • Set objectives and provide support for team members
  • Develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Contribute to the control of resources
  • Maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment
  • Lead a team to improve customer service
  • Lead and manage meetings

Supervision skills

  • Supervise Functions, Food Service and Housekeeping Operations
  • Contribute to the Development of a Wine list
  • Support learning and development within own area of responsibility

Who can




Are you a graduate that wants to advance rapidly in the hospitality sector?

You might want to develop your knowledge and gain new skills even after you have finished your degree and move into a management role within the hospitality industry.

If so this programme will be perfect for you.

Requirements needed

  • Degree certification.
  • You are an EU student or you have a European passport.
  • You have completed a two day try out at Lakefield.
  • You had a successful interview.
  • You have two references.

National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) are a qualification in competency style.

This means that assessment will be by practical skills testing, observation and theory-based exams.

The total cost of the course is: £1760.

You will be required to purchase a food service  uniform and textbooks before the start of the course. Details will be sent out once you have been offered the place.

Financial help can be applied for through the College’s bursary fund once your application has been processed. 

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Progression route &

Links with the industry

After this course, you can go straight into employment. If you wish to enter the world of work, we will offer you career support, boost your CV and put you in contact with employers with whom we have built strong partnerships.