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The Level 1 Certificate in General Food and Beverage Service is part of a suite of qualifications aimed at helping improve the skills of learners to help them progress into work or onto other qualifications. This short qualification can be bundled with other qualifications to create suitable pathways that reflect the needs of employers and the individuals.
It is offered as part of a new initiative called foundation learning. All foundation learning qualifications are characterised by short, sharp provision that covers a specific skill area at a basic level.The qualification will give learners a general overview of the Hospitality and Catering industry as well an introduction to the knowledge and skills required for the food and beverage service sector.