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Hospitality and Catering GCSE

This page contains information related to our legacy GCSE Hospitality and Catering specification available in England and Wales (taught from 2009). The final award for GCSE Single Award Catering and GCSE Double Award Hospitality and Catering will be Summer 2017. The final award for GCSE Hospitality will be Summer 2018.

WJEC is pleased to offer the following alternative qualifications:

  • GCSE Food and Nutrition (from 2016) - WALES
  • GCSE (9-1) Food Preparation and Nutrition (from 2016) - ENGLAND
  • Level 1/2 Award in Hospitality and Catering
  • Level 1/2 Award in Event Operations

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    Controlled Assessment

    Unit 1 - Catering skills related to food preparation and service

    These tasks are live for any candidates completing the controlled assessment tasks from September 2015 to June 2017.

    The controlled assessment is structured as follows:

    Task 1 - (20%)

    Task 2 - (40%)

    Photographic evidence in relation to controlled assessment task is available.

    Unit 3 - Hospitality skills related to events and functions

    These tasks are live for any candidates completing the controlled assessment tasks from September 2015 to June 2018.

    Event Based Task - (60%)


    We are pleased to offer Hospitality and Catering as either paper-based or on-screen assessments. To find out more and see how examinations look on-screen, visit the e-Assessment page.

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    Allison Candy
    029 2026 5093
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    Gemma Edwards
    029 2026 5115
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