October 2014 update

Fri Oct 31 13:02:00 UTC 2014

This month's update includes news on the Trailblazer standards for hospitality roles, and qualifications at risk of withdrawal following Ofqual review.

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Trailblazers

The Hospitality group has had, to date, standards signed off for two roles:

  • Senior Chef - Craft Cuisine
  • Senior Chef - Production Chef.

Two further standards are to be resubmitted as part of Phase 2 for the roles of Travel Manager and Travel Supervisor. As part of Phase 3, three further roles will have standards developed. This will be for the roles of Commis Chef, Chef de Partie and Hospitality Team Member.

You'll find all signed-off standards on the Apprenticeships website.

Withdrawal of qualifications

Following the Ofqual review of low or unused qualifications, the following qualifications are at risk of being withdrawn by the end of 2014. If your centre will be affected by the withdrawal of these qualifications, please contact us by Thursday 20 November so that we can build a case to keep those that you still require.

QN  Qualification title
500/9323/X  Pearson Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Patisserie and Confectionery) (QCF) 
500/9322/8  Pearson Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking) (QCF) 
600/2244/9  Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service Supervision (QCF) 
600/1891/4  Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Barista Skills (QCF) 
600/1823/9  Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Cultural Awareness in Customer Service for Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism (QCF) 
600/1824/0  Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Meeting the Requirements of Customers with Specific Needs in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism (QCF) 
600/0878/7  Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional Cookery - Food Preparation and Cooking) (QCF)
500/6271/2  Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Principles of Supervising Customer Service Performance in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism 
600/2243/7  Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Food and Beverage Service Supervision (QCF) 
600/3291/1  Pearson BTEC Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering (QCF) 
500/9737/4  Pearson Edexcel Level 1 NVQ Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (QCF) 
600/2004/0  Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Diploma in Craft Cuisine (QCF) 
600/1728/4  Pearson Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food Service (QCF) 
500/9953/X Pearson Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking) (QCF) 
600/2003/9  Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Craft Cuisine (QCF) 
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