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Qualification: Food and beverage connoisseur (food and beverage manager) (no legal status)

Food and beverage connoisseur (food and beverage manager) (no legal status)

Qualification Information

The candidate:

  • plans, prepares and controls own work and the work of a group,
  • ensures the quality and efficiency of work in the working environment in accordance with standards,
  • ensures the rational use of energy, material and time,
  • ensures occupational safety and observes environmental protection principles,
  • is able to communicate with co-workers, business partners and guests,
  • use of information and communication technologies,
  • programmes, plans and organises the work of the food and beverage department,
  • controls and manages work,
  • creates new sales products and/or services,
  • makes calculations for food and beverages, and
  • calculates costs and formulates selling prices for the foods and beverage department.

Reference Data

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  • General secondary or technical secondary education and five years experience in the food services sector, or
  • vocational upper secondary education and eight years experience in the food services sector.

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A candidate demonstrates the attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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VALIDATION. During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and recognises the catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

VERIFICATION METHOD. Service with an oral presentation.

 

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant collection of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.

NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • General secondary or technical secondary education and five years experience in the food services sector, or
  • vocational upper secondary education and eight years experience in the food services sector.
Ways to acquire: 

A candidate demonstrates the attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.