What is special about this course?
This is an entry level course focusing on the basic skills required in the kitchen and restaurant.
Students will study at the Hospitality and Tourism Academy training kitchens as well as working alongside other full time students in the Beechtree Restaurant based at our campus.
Students will benefit from the Academy’s award-winning connections with employers and may have the chance to attend local field-trips.
This course is ideal to gain practical experience in the Hospitality Industry which has a variety of career options and employs 10% of the UK population.
1. Students can gain the qualification in one semester
2. Students will spend time in a realistic working environment
3. Students can progress to SCQF Level 5 course
4. Students will learn basic kitchen and restaurant skills
5. Students will get a taster of studying at the Hospitality and Tourism Academy
Working towards 2 National 4s including English or equivalent e.g. may include relevant attainment at National 3
Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry
Basic Food preparation and Cooking
Introduction to Kitchen Equipment
Assisting at a Hospitality Event
Food & Beverage Service Skills
Food Safety in Catering
- Essential Knife Skills for the Catering Industry
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
Face-to-face in classroom, kitchen or restaurant.
How long will my course last?
5 months. To apply for January 2019 start please select "I want to start in 2018/19".
Where can I study my course?
- Moray College UHI
Start dateJanuary (subject to approval)
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?
On completion of this course you could gain employment in the Hospitality Industry at an entry level position such as Kitchen Porter or Trainee Chef/Waiter.
Or you could progress into City & Guilds Culinary Skills (SCQF Level 5).
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.