Advanced Diploma in Food & Beverage Services Supervision

Advance your position to Food & Beverage Supervisor or Manager with an
internationally recognised qualification.

Who is the qualification for?

  • Candidates who have gained experience in restaurant, events planning, bar service or any other Food and Beverage Operation.
  • Those who wish to extend their knowledge of the planning and monitoring of Operations and Staff within the food and beverage environment in a managerial or supervisory position.
  • Those who wish to extend their knowledge of Events or Project Management.
  • Those wishing to obtain an internationally recognised Advanced Diploma.

What does the qualification cover?

The qualification covers:

  • Supervision of Health, Safety and Security in the workplace.
  • Resource Management in the Food & Beverage area.
  • Supervision of staff training.
  • The Supervision of Food & Beverage service.
  • Planning and Managing special events.
  • Supervision of Wine Service.
  • Advice on complementing food and beverage products.
  • Supervision of Customer Service.
  • The principles of supervising and leading a team.

Course Format:

  • Lectures and presentations 2 days per month by top-class lecturers as well as industry specialists.
  • All materials and equipment required for training programmes will be supplied.
  • A Candidate logbook and Smartscreen (electronic support material from City & Guilds) will be provided.
  • All textbooks relating to the courses are included.
  • A light meal and two breaks with refreshments will be served on the days that lectures are attended.
  • Theoretical assessment in the form of an examination will take place in June 2014.
  • Practical assessments will take place in the workplace or at The Capital Hotel School and Training Academy.
  • Certification: International Specialised Diploma

Candidates’ Responsibilities:

    • Availability for a 1 day initial assessment and induction programme
    • Attendance of classes of approximately 7 hours theory/practical and 1 hour lunch break per day for 2 days per month (one every second week) – approximately 25 days in total over a period of one year.
    • Submission of in-service assignments (hospitality workplace – based) on due dates.
    • Passing of a 2½ -Hour City & Guilds Examination.
    • Proof competence in the workplace


Requirements for Qualification:

Once completing the course, candidates will be required to demonstrate their supervisory skills, both knowledge based and practically, in order to fulfil the requirements of the assessments.

What are the opportunities for Career Advancement?

On completion of this qualification, candidates may progress into a Supervisory or Managerial post within the Food & Beverage area of the Hospitality Industry.


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