Hospitality & Catering Qualification | Housekeeping

Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Housekeeping)

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Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Housekeeping)

Assessment Requirements Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and Objectives of the Qualification

The Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Housekeeping) is a knowledge based qualification for people employed in the hospitality industry, and specifically in roles such as Housekeeper, Room Attendant or Chamber Maid. This qualification is ideal for Learners who already have some knowledge of the industry, as it covers areas including maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure working environment, working effectively as part of a hospitality team and cleaning and servicing hospitality areas.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
This qualification is suitable for those who work within the hospitality sector. It provides Learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their competence in a wide range of job roles.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into or within employment as hospitality staff in roles such as housekeeper, chambermaid or room attendant and/or continue their study in the same or related vocational area.
On completion of this qualification, Learners may progress to:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Housekeeping
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Services 
  • Level 3 Award in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Principles 


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