Hospitality - Professional Food & Beverage Service City & Guilds Diploma (Level 6)

What is special about this course?

This course will develop a range of skills to support further study or employment in the food and beverage industry, gained within the College’s Beechtree Restaurant.
This course includes the Food and Beverage Events (SCQF Level 7) Unit which helps with possible progression into HNC Events.



Entry requirements

4 National 5s (2 at A or B and 2 at A-D) one of which must be English and relevant work experience
satisfactory attainment of City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Professional Food and Beverage Service and City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Professional Culinary Skills
SCQF Level 5 course in a related subject.

Applications are encouraged from mature students who do not possess formal qualifications but have the skills to meet the academic demands of the course.

• Developing Employability Skills for the Hospitality Industry
• Food Safety in Catering
• Health and Safety in Catering and Hospitality
• Legislation in Food and Beverage Service
• Menu Knowledge and Design
• Principles of Beverage Product Knowledge
• Service of Hot Beverages
• Food and Beverage Service Skills
• Handling Payments and Maintaining the Payment Point
• Principles of Customer Service in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism
• Food and Beverage Events

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Classroom/Realistic Work environment.  Educational visits to local establishments.

How long will my course last?

Full time - 1 year.

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

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The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Further study may include HNC Hospitality or HNC Events.
Students may also enter employment as senior restaurant staff.

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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