• January
  • Full-Time
  • August
  • Hospitality
  • Professional accredited qualification


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Intro to the course:

This course will introduce you to hospitality, preparing you for further study or an entry-level position in the industry. With 102,000 vacancies in the UK between April and June 2021, employers are looking for experienced staff and even increasing wages to attract more people into the industry. 

The hospitality industry is projected to continue to grow by 4% over the next ten years, which will mean a continued increase in job opportunities. This introductory course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge for various roles such as barista work, customer service, front of house and food hygiene.

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Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to develop a career in hospitality. It will suit school leavers or those looking to change career or take their first steps into the industry.

What will I study?

You'll learn about different sectors of the hospitality industry and current trends. Topics include food and beverage operations, customer care, barista skills, events and health and safety. You'll learn through practical classes, groupwork, lectures, industry visits and guest speakers.

How will I be assessed?

Ongoing assessments.

Why should I choose this course?

This is a good time to enter the hospitality sector as there are likely to be many opportunities ahead. This course will prepare you for an entry-level job within the sector, or further study. You'll get practical experience serving customers in our on-site commercial restaurant, The Study. 

Our teaching staff are experts from the hospitality sector and they use their industry connections, experience and knowledge to secure vital work experience and industry visits. Lecturers have worked for Walt Disney World, Intercontinental Hotels, Malmaison, Hilton, and more amazing establishments across the world. You’ll be trained and driven to your full potential! 

Where can this course lead?

This course is suitable for students who are considering employment within the wide scope of the hospitality industry. You’ll be urged to work part time alongside your studies and on completion can earn upwards of £21k in a fast progressive worldwide career.

What are the entry requirements?

One or more of the following: 

  • NPA in Hospitality at SCQF level 5 
  • Relevant SVQ at SCQF level 4 
  • Skills for Work National 5 Hospitality 
  • Equivalent recognised qualification 
  • Relevant work experience Acceptance may depend on interview.

What are the interview arrangements?

One-to-one or group interview with lecturing staff.

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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Study mode Full-Time Start date 16/01/2023 Duration 12 weeks or more
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