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hospitality course, NVQ course, Gap Year

Hospitality Service Level 2

DATE: September 2018

DURATION: 1 year full-time

A stepping stone to go to university, this Hospitality Course provides the knowledge and skills to set you on the progression route to hospitality service related degrees such as Travel and Tourism, Event Planning or Hospitality Management.

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These qualifications are aimed at learners interested in hospitality and catering. It is both for new entrants and also for those already working in hospitality and catering. 

Especially convenient for the ones who didn’t get their A-Level or don’t want an academy route, this Hospitality Course could be considered as a Gap Year or an alternative route to university.

More about Hospitality Service NVQ Course Level 2

5 GCSE (A-C grade) however, each application will be considered on individual merit. Completion of at least three days work experience at Lakefield.

Successary Interview

With this Hospitality Course you will get:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Service
  • RSPH Level 2 Health & Safety Certificate
  • WSET Wines Level 1 Certificate

Morning 8:45am-12:20pm Practical Training Cookery

Afternoon: 1:00-5:30 Theory Classes

Mandatory Units(11 credits)

  • Customer Care (5 Credits)
  • Teamwork & Health & Safety (6 credits)

Plus Optional Units up to 26 Credit

  • Professional Cookery (Up to 15 credits)
  • Food and Beverage Service (Up to 13 credits)
  • Accommodation Service (Up to 16 credits)
  • Event planning (Up to 11 credits)
  • Tourism (Up to 7 credits)

Progression from the NVQ Level 2 course to NVQ Level 3 Hospitality Supervision and Leadership.

Successful completion of  the Level 3 course at Lakefield has led our graduating students to the following university degree courses:

  • BA (Hons) in Event Management
  • BSc (Hons) in Culinary Arts Management
  • BA (Hons)
    • Event Management with Hospitality
    • Hospitality Management
    • Hospitality Management & Food Studies
    • Travel & Tourism Management
  • One to one coaching with Professional Mentor
  • CPD sessions- Continual Professional Development
  • Visiting hotels and Restaurants, Contract Caterers to gain insight
  • Teamwork, developing positive working relationships with others
  • Opportunity to enter national competitions in your field of work
  • Placement opportunities with famous chefs
  • On-line learning and testing programme

Selected students have the possibility of getting extra income by working for Netherhall’s Catering. These hours will be paid at the National Minimum Wage for the age group of the students.

Evening 6:30­ 8:00 Paid Work (optional)

Weekends. Paid Work (optional)


  • Personal Training

  • Real Work Experience

  • Small groups for class and study

  • Professional Coaching

  • High success rates in the job market

  • Excellent progression to University

Are you ready for this course?


“They are keen to ensure you achieve your goals where they can, and get the most out of your selected modules



“The course was both challenging and rewarding. It was very practical and related theory to practice in a meaningful way which has encouraged continuous reflection, evaluation and improvement in my guidance practice

Han Suu


“The College has offered me a well-rounded student life to complement an exceptional course and department



“I have thoroughly enjoyed studying Hospitality Management and look fondly upon my time at Lakefield


Lakefield awards

2 Medals for ExcellenceCity & Guilds Best Student

The Craft Guild of Chefs

Cherry Grainger Award

Lion AwardCity & Guilds

Medal for ExcellenceCity & Guilds Best Student

PARENT AND DAUGHTER COOKING COURSE SPECIAL OFFER! Get the 4 classes for just £40 (Real cost: £345)