CERTIFICATE IN GUEST SERVICES UNIT B3: FUNCTIONS SUPERVISION
This course is designed for people working in, or preparing to work in a wide variety of business sectors related to hotel, hospitality, leisure, tourism and care occupations. People not currently in work but seeking employment will also find the programme of value, as assessment is based on case study information that eliminates the need for current employment. The programme is most suitable for people wishing to broaden their range of skills in providing services to guests and clients, and for gaining an accredited award for those skills.
To develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of selected skills in providing services to guests and clients.
The course leads to the award of the Certificate in Guest Services from ASET, a leading UK awarding body recognised by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.
Students completing ANY four units will be eligible for the Diploma in Guest Services.
The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration.
Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.
Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. The course will take around 80 hours of study to complete.
• Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course
• Self-assessment activities
• Tutor support
• Assignment marking & feedback
The cost of the course is £175 inclusive of learning materials, tutor support, assignment marking, ASET registration and accreditation.
The course is made up of five elements:
Element One: Prepare Functions
Students will be able to prepare Function Rooms for service in an effective, hygienic and organised manner and understand the importance of preparing the service area within the specified time frames.
Element Two: Provide Silver Service
Students will be able to provide silver service in an efficient manner and understand the importance of completing tasks in a professional manner in order to attract repeat business
Element Three: Supervise a Function
On completion of this unit, the student will know the principles of receiving food deliveries and safe storage of such deliveries and will be able to identify potential food hygiene hazards and react in the appropriate way to remedy such situations.
Element Four: Prepare & Clean Areas
The student will be able to prepare an area for table service in an effective, hygienic and organised manner and understand the importance of prioritising work and preparing the service area within the specified time frames.
Element Five: Maintain Customer Satisfaction
The student will learn at all times ensure that the satisfaction of customers is maintained through effective communication. This includes all aspects of customer care especially dealing with complaints and requests.
Students must complete five tutor marked assignments to be eligible for the award.