Level 1/2 Hospitality and Catering

2021/2022 Adaptations to Vocational and Other General Qualifications Published

We have published details of adaptations to the assessment of our vocational and other general (non-GCSE/GCE) qualifications for the 2021/22 academic year. View the adaptations here.

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Level 1/2 Award In Hospitality And Catering Specification
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NEW Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering (Technical Award) - Teaching from 2022 – FIND OUT MORE

We’re currently updating 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 to support delivery from September 2022 – are now available (draft versions). We’re excited to share our new developments with you and will be running introductory events in the coming months as well as sharing new teaching and learning resources ahead of delivery.

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

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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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Introduction to the Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Hospitality and Catering



Level 1/2 Hospitality and Catering - Preparing for NEA



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