Hospitality - Sustainability in Professional Kitchens SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

The Sustainability in a Food Environment course provides you with the skills to understand how different factors can impact on sourcing and managing sustainable food commodities.

You will learn about food production and history, global and local food, legislation, sustainable practice and managing sustainability.

This qualification can either be used as an entry point to the industry or as an additional skill that can be added to existing hospitality qualifications.

Special features
• You will learn relevant industry skills
• You can study flexibly part-time across the duration of 40 hours at the Hospitality and Tourism
• This short course is contextualised for professional kitchens
• Suitable for anyone interested in sustainability and local food sourcing

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements but relevant study at SCQF Level 5 or experience in the food industry is preferable.


No equipment or kit requirements.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

Flexible delivery in terms of how the 40 hours are delivered.  Teaching will take place in training kitchens and/or classrooms at Moray College UHI campus.

How long will my course last?

Part time: 40 hours

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date

Flexible form September


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?

This course will benefit you if you have a role to play in sourcing or managing sustainability in a food environment.

On successful completion of this course you could consider studying a full-time or part-time course at the Hospitality and Tourism Academy.

Is there more information available online?

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