City & Guilds Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service Supervision | Level 3

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
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What will you be working towards?

Code FE0650-1C
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Our popular fine dining restaurant, coffee shop and industrial kitchens provide an ideal environment to learn the skills needed for a career in the catering and hospitality industry.

Focusing on expert front-of-house training, you will learn the essentials of food service, bar service, wine and cocktail knowledge, barista skills, food and wine matching, event planning and management.

The majority of the course is conducted in a live restaurant setting where you will take on the role of a restaurant manager, bar manager or back-of-house manager. You will also mentor and train Level 2 students as part of the supervisory element of their qualification.

All practical sessions are supported by classroom theory lessons and specialist visits to breweries, vineyards and coffee roasters supporting your wine tasting and barista training.

To gain further experience of a real working environment you will undertake external work experience with one of our top industry partners and work in the MET's training restaurant.


Course content

Course topics include:

  • Supervising and promoting food and beverage services
  • Barista skills - preparing and serving coffees
  • Preparing and serving wines and cocktails
  • Event planning and management
  • Restaurant supervision and front-of-house

Entry requirements

To study this Level 3 course you should have completed a relevant Level 2 course or have significant industry experience.

GCSE English and maths are required. 

Your next steps...

After this course

Over 90% of students go on the further study or full-time employment.

On successful completion of this Level 3 course you may continue your studies, start an apprenticeship or seek employment.

The majority of Level 3 students work part time during their studies, often in positions sourced in conjunction with the college. These part time opportunities frequently lead to full time positions once students leave college.

Future careers include:

  • Restaurant manager
  • Bar supervisor
  • Front-of-house
  • Chef
  • Caterer