Exam Board: WJEC
New course specification from 2009 means that the course has now changed to Hospitality & Catering not just catering.
Students study all aspects of the catering industry. The emphasis is on the practical work produced with tasks to be set by the exam board. Theory work relates to hygiene, safety, food types, catering terminology, different aspects of catering etc.
Examples of topics covered:
60% Practical coursework
40% written exam
Possible career progression:
Catering industry- wide variety of establishments
Hospitality Industry- hotels, guest houses etc.