The Air & Defence College is a new concept in education offering real industry job opportunities and input by guest speakers, site visits and projects to start your career in the aerospace sector. The Air & Defence programme is designed around a full week at college, to include enrichment activities that involve visits to RAF bases and timetabled periods of fitness in preparation for a role in the defence industry. If you want to pursue a career in a fine dining environment then this is an excellent place to start.
This course will provide you with the underpinning skills and knowledge to progress through the levels of developing skills for employment in the catering and hospitality industry.
During this programme you will explores theoretically and practically the following topics at an appropriate level to begin working in a professional environment: Developing Skills for Employment; Health and Safety in Catering and Hospitality; Legislation in food and beverage service; Menu knowledge, design and resources; Principles of beverage product knowledge; Service of hot beverages; Food and beverage service skills; Handling payments and maintaining the payment point; Principles of customer service in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism.
Successful completion of all elements of the Air & Defence course and meeting the current recruitment criteria of the RAF will facilitate fast-tracking into the Royal Air Force.
You will need GCSE’s to include Mathematics and English (minimum grade 4 or above). You will also be required to pass an entry level test and demonstrate a sustained commitment to succeed. You will be required to attend an interview and provide a reference (from an employer or recent school/college report).
Assessment is a combination of online testing, practical craft assessments, assignments and short answer tests. There is an end of year formal practical examination.
Fees listed are for those aged 19 years and over only. Fees are subject to change, concessions may apply. Please note that where stated, fees are for the first year of a course only. Please contact us for information and advice.