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Food and Beverage Service — Level 2

Course information

This qualification meets the needs of students who want to work front of house within a hospitality environment who already have a level 1 or previous food service skills.
The qualification covers all aspects of food and beverage service. It will deliver the key skills required to ensure you will have a thorough understanding of the role and expectations that any future employer will expect of you.
Units that will be covered will include beverage product knowledge, cocktail making, and service of hot and cold beverages, Barista skills, handling payments and maintaining the payment point, principles of customer service in the hospitality industry.
The College will work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training in our Academy restaurant.
Employers will provide demonstrations and talks about our industry and we will work with employers to provide learners work experience and valuable enrichment.


Level 2 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service

This course leads to...

Achieving this qualification can help you work in roles such as:
Restaurant supervisor
Wine waiter
Food service staff
Progression onto level 3 food and beverage supervision

Entry Requirements

Level 1 or equivalent in Food service.
English and Maths GCSE level 3 or above.

Why study with us?

The college has experts teaching you front of house skills who are passionate about developing you to be the best. Whilst on the course you will participate in work experience and be offered a wide range of enrichment opportunities for you to develop your skills further, previously we have had Liverpool Football Club showcasing both their kitchen and front of house teams to our students, we also have a visitor economy week were our front of house students have visited establishments around the city and have had guided tours of the Pullman Hotel and Titanic Hotel, we have even participated in a hotel takeover. Work experience is a fundamental part of the course and these work place skills will develop your skills and give you the confidence and skills to gain employment.
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Further Information...

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You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163477

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 994.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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