Level 1/2 Hospitality and Catering

Teaching: Nov 2016
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NEW Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering (Technical Award) - Teaching from 2022 – FIND OUT MORE

We’ve updated our Vocational Award to ensure it meets new Ofqual and DfE criteria for Performance Table Qualifications from 2024 onwards. Our updated specification, and sample assessment material and a range of resources to support delivery from September 2022 – are now available. 

If you need further information and support, please get in touch with our Subject Team.

Why choose Eduqas?

  • The opportunity to receive centre visits from our Regional Support Team. Our representatives will visit your centre and offer face-to-face support and guidance with our specifications.

  • Direct access to our subject specialists, who are on hand to give guidance and advice, with no call centres.

This qualification was previously known as the Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering Specification A

Our Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering is most suitable as a foundation for further study, providing learners with a core depth of knowledge and a range of specialist and general skills that will support their progression to further learning and employment.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the hospitality and catering industry
  • Develops ability to plan, prepare and cook dishes
  • Develops practical skills for the catering industry.

This qualification is on the DfE 2020 Performance Tables and contributes to the Progress 8 measure as one of the 'other' qualifications. View the 2020 list here.

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed that those qualifications approved for inclusion in the 2020 performance tables will also be included in performance tables for 2021, 2021 and 2023.

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WJEC Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2 978-1-911208-64-8 Anita Tull, Alison Palmer





WJEC Vocational Award Hospitality and Catering Level 1/2: Study & Revision Guide


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