CITY & GUILDS ENTRY 3 - INTRODUCTION TO THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
SCQF Level 3
Professional Cookery, Hospitality, Retail and Events

Course Overview
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This is a 6-month course (from August to January) and is ideal if you are looking to start your career within the Hospitality/Cookery Industry – it will give you the opportunity to try out both Cookery and Front of House operations before deciding on your career path.

 

The course will introduce you to a variety of techniques needed to work in a professional kitchen and front of house – you will develop your skills in areas such as:

 

  • Food and beverage service skills
  • Kitchen skills
  • Food hygiene
  • Working as part of a team 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What You Will Learn
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  • Understanding and using ingredients
  • How to handle and operate kitchen equipment
  • Health and safety within a kitchen environment
  • Cookery processes
  • Training in a realistic working environment
  • Working as part of a team
  • Barista skills
  • Time management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Placement Information
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  • There is no mandatory work placement on this course but you are encouraged to seek work within the industry to enhance your skills and confidence.

 

Entry Requirements
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  • You must be able to work at SCQF Level 3
  • Have an interest in working within the hospitality industry  
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.

 

 

English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELT's 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • Project work
  • A range of practical activities and assessments

 

 

 

 

Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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  • You will attend an interview (online due to covid restrictions) 

  • A practical induction session in June 

Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • January start NPA in Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 3

 

Career Opportunities
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  • Kitchen assistant
  • Front of house within a coffee shop/cafe
  • Progression to C&G Level 1 Professional Cookery or Culinary Skills
  • Progession to NPA Bakery SCQF level 4

 

 

 

 

Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 4 days per week (maximum of 18 hours)
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Start Date and Time
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Full Time

This course will start week commencing...
  • Monday 30/08/2021
End Date
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Full Time

This course will end on...
  • Monday 24/01/2022
Course Delivery
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