Level 2 Hospitality Studies

02HOS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Chandra

This practical programme is a mix of online and paper based course which will provide an ideal introduction to the art and science of preparing, cooking and serving food. It will also provide a general introduction in the areas of cooking skills, restaurant service, food hygiene and customer relations.

With 20 Level 2 credits across 8 Unit Standards, you will not only gain valuable life skills and knowledge, but could also be your entrée into a wide range of hospitality careers

Students would have the opportunity to explore the area of professional cookery as a future career possibility that could lead to tertiary study. Those that do not pursue this as a career would have valuable qualifications recognized by employers and could be used to gain part time work to assist future tertiary training.
The Food Safety Unit (US167) completion will lead to Hospitality related positions in cafes and restaurants.
This course will also provide you with the opportunity to:
- Work at Salvatore's cafe.
- Complete Work experience at Happy Days Restaurant and McDonald's as part of Gateway.
- Participate in Culinary competitions.


Pathway

Level 3 Trades Academy Hospitality and Catering

Selecting this course can lead to
• an Apprenticeship in Cookery, Catering Services, or Food & Beverage
• Level 3 and 4 on-job qualifications in Cookery, Catering Services, or Food & Beverage Service.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

All food items supplied - students DO NOT bring any ingredients from home.
Full chefs uniform and leather lace-up black covered shoes MUST be worn in the commercial kitchen.
High standard of cleanliness and food safety are expected.


Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum of 12 credits level 1 Food Technology or 60 credits NCEA level 1 OR HoLA approval.
Level 1 Food Technology is an advantage to support learning in the course.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 167 v8 Practise food safety methods in a food business under supervision
2
I
4
U.S. 13271 v5 Cook food items by frying
2
I
2
U.S. 13276 v5 Cook food items by grilling
2
I
2
U.S. 13278 v5 Cook food items by roasting
2
I
2
U.S. 13280 v6 Prepare fruit and vegetable cuts in a commercial kitchen
2
I
2
U.S. 13281 v6 Prepare and present basic sandwiches for service
2
I
2
U.S. 13283 v5 Prepare and present salads for service
2
I
2
U.S. 13285 v5 Handle and maintain knives in a commercial kitchen
2
I
2
U.S. 20666 v6 Demonstrate basic knowledge of contamination hazards and control methods used in a food business
2
I
2
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.