Hospitality Vocational Programme (Asdan Awards)

Hospitality Vocational Programme (Asdan Awards)

Vocational Tasters offer learners a concrete introduction to a range of employment sectors. Ideal for learners following an alternative progression route, these courses help learners to make progress towards their personal learning and career aims.

The Hospitality Vocational Taster contains modules in: hospitality services; food and beverage service; housekeeping and front office services; events; food safety and health and safety in hospitality; careers in hospitality.

Who is it for?

Young people of all abilities, mainly aged 19+.

Because Short Courses are multi-level, the focus is on completing challenges and skills development according to individual ability, rather than attainment at a specific level. 

Facts and Figures

  • Flexible, multi-level programme

  • Internally moderated

  • Accredits 10-60 hours of activity


Learners must present evidence of their activities in an organised portfolio or e-portfolio.

This will contain:

  • a record of challenges completed, with supporting evidence for each challenge

  • recording documents, showing how learners have planned and reviewed their activities

  • summary of achievement, highlighting skills development

  • personal statement

Course Content

This vocational taster contains six modules, corresponding to different aspects of hospitality:

  • Hospitality services

  • Food and beverage service

  • Housekeeping and front office services

  • Events

  • Food safety and health and safety in hospitality

  • Careers in hospitality

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