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Introduction to Hotel Work

Campus Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 19 - 20 weeks

Start date Multiple available

Choose your study options

Campus Milton Road Campus Study mode Full time Start date 29/08/22 Duration 20 Weeks
Campus Milton Road Campus Study mode Full time Start date 23/01/23 Duration 19 Weeks

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Course overview

This exciting new six-month course is ideal if you wish to learn in a supportive environment and are looking to gain qualifications to lead on to a higher-level course or employment.


The course will give you the opportunity to have hands-on experience learning in a variety of settings including the EH15 restaurant, the Halls of Residence and hotels including the Waldorf Astoria.  


The course will also introduce you to various techniques needed to work in a Hotel including kitchen work, room attendant duties, and front-of-house roles including reception. 

What you will learn

  • The different career opportunities available in Hotels
  • Health and Safety within a Hotel setting
  • The skills and qualities required to work in the Hospitality Industry
  • Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry
  • Skills required for Customer Care
  • Training in a realistic working environment
  • Opportunities to gain experience working in the Hospitality Industry
  • Areas for further development

Placement information

There will be the opportunity to have a work placement on this course. You will also be encouraged to seek work within the industry to enhance your skills and confidence. You will also have the opportunity to have real work opportunities with EH15 Restaurant and Halls of Residence.

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week (maximum of 18 hours)

Entry requirements

  • You must be able to work at SCQF level 3 or above
  • Have an interest in working within the hospitality industry 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be invited to meet a member of the team to discuss your application

Career options

  • Guaranteed interview and casual employment with a hotel on successful completion of course
  • Employment
  • Progression on to a higher level course

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Full time 29/08/22 20 Weeks
Milton Road Campus Full time 23/01/23 19 Weeks

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