Qualification for Work: Hospitality SCQF Level 3/4

Providing you with a broad introduction to life in the hospitality sector.


Why take this course?

This course has been designed to provide you with an experience of the hospitality sector. It allows for strong personal development, and the building of core life and employability skills - excellent preparation for those considering progression to the SVQ Food Preparation & Cooking (Level 1) course.

What you will experience

You will learn all about the various aspects of food preparation and associated cooking skills, as well as team working, personal awareness, health and wellbeing and communication.

Student in chef whites serving food

Key facts

Mode of study
Where you can study
1 Year

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but candidates should be capable of working at SCQF National 3 and 4 level.

This is a supported Learning Opportunities programme and would suit candidates that have identified learning needs and/or received additional learning support at school.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, please view the specific English language requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

Upon successful completion of this course, you could progress to the following course at North East Scotland College: 


After completing this course, or after further study, you may be eligible to apply for entry level job opportunities in the hospitality sector. 

For more information about job opportunities, salaries and employment rates in this industry, visit the Career Coach website.


Fraserburgh Campus

STARTS Duration Code
August 2017
1 Year
Apply Online

Online applications

You can apply for a place on this course by completing an online application form, which you can access using the 'Apply Online' button. Once completed, this will be received by our Admissions Team who will then process your application.

Paper applications

You may submit a paper application form, and return it to us completed and signed.

All completed paper applications should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

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