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Professional Cookery, Hospitality, Retail and Events

Hospitality NPA SCQF level 5

Campus Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

HIS COURSE IS SPECIFICALLY FOR SENIOR PHASE SCHOOL PUPILS WHILE STILL AT SCHOOL.

The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge and skills required for a career within the Hospitality industry. You will cover an exciting range of areas aimed at developing your cooking skills and front of house skills - there is a strong emphasis on teamwork where you will have the opportunity to work on a number of organised events as part of the course - fantastic practical experience to enhance your future prospects. There will be opportunities for you to participate in a programme of visits to hotels and other businesses operating within the hospitality industry and ample opportunities for work experience to give you further insight into this exciting and fast-paced industry to help you to decide if this is the career path for you. This course is run over 2 afternoons per week - Tuesday and Thursday.

 

What you will learn

  • Service of Food and Drink
  • Customer Care
  • Food Preparation Techniques
  • Organisation of Practical Skills
  • Team building

Placement information

  • Part of the course requires you to carry out work experience - you will have the opportunity to carry this out within our College restaurant eh15 as well as at external events we are asked to host.

 

 

How the course is assessed

  • Open book
  • Closed book
  • Portfolios
  • Projects
  • Practical observations

Number of days per week

  • Tuesday and Thursday 1.30-4pm 

Entry requirements

  • This course is for S5 and S6 pupils who have achieved or are working towards National 5s - preferably in English

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be invited in for an information session

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • HND Hospitality
  • HND Events (subject to entry qualifications)

Career options

 

  • Front of House within hospitality organisations
  • Hotel reception
  • Bar/coffee house operations 

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Part time 22/08/22 41 Weeks

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