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Qualification: Head of catering (no legal status)

Head of catering (no legal status)

Qualification Information

The candidate:

  • plans, prepares, carries out and controls own work,
  • makes rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protects health and the environment,
  • communicates with ordering parties and guests in one foreign language,
  • receives orders and prepares offers,
  • organises and manages the preparation of catered meals,
  • carries out catering activities, and
  • organises and manages finishing works.

Reference Data

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  • Knowledge of the culinary tasks set out in the Chef education programme or
  • knowledge of the waiting tasks set out in the Waiter/waitress education programme.

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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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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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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: 
5
Access requirements: 
  • Knowledge of the culinary tasks set out in the Chef education programme or
  • knowledge of the waiting tasks set out in the Waiter/waitress education programme.
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.