Hospitality Operations NC SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?


As with the Level 5 Course, this course provides an overview of the hospitality industry with a focus on key soft and transferable skills common to all customer-facing roles.  However, this Level 6 programme allows a degree of technical specialism in front of house and Events.
The course develops knowledge and skills, whilst providing a platform for learners to either progress to further study at HNC Level or pursue employment opportunities.

Special features:

  • Taught by experienced, qualified Hospitality Lecturers
  • Great starting point for various career paths.
  • Focus on building confidence and other relevant soft skills
  • Peer learning through working alongside other levels

There will be external engagement whenever possible, and this might include Field Trips, Guest Lectures and involvement with College Events and functions.

Entry requirements


Learners would benefit from having attained the skills, knowledge and understanding required by one or more of the following or equivalent qualifications and/or experience:

  • Four National 5s, one of which must be English OR
  • NPA in Hospitality at SCQF level 6
  • National Certificate in Hospitality Operations at SCQF level 5
  • Relevant SVQs at SCQF level 5
  • Relevant industrial experience

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

  • Hospitality Industry
  • Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry
  • Customer Care Excellence in Hospitality
  • Costs and Control in Hospitality
  • Leading a Hospitality Team
  • Food and Beverage Operations
  • Work Placement
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Food Service Styles
  • Event Organisation
  • Corporate Events: An Introduction

Equipment

Uniform and equipment is required for this course but this will be supplied by UHI Moray and will be covered by Student Bursary.
Students will be asked to purchase their own smart shoes for Restaurant work (up to £25) but this cost will be reimbursed.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Most of the teaching will be face-to-face and in practical settings.  Theory will be delivered in a Classroom with computers and there will be learning materials and announcements on Brightspace, our Virtual Learning Environment.

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Normally between 9-5, Monday to Friday, possible Thursday evenings.

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

August

Fees

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.

Funding

Our Student Finance Advisers can advise you on all aspects of student funding. The support available depends upon your personal circumstances.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

Additional costs

Normally, if you are studying full time for the first time and are Ordinarily Resident in Scotland your course fees will be covered through the information you provide on your course application. If you are studying part time and are on low income or in receipt of certain benefits your course fees may be covered by a fee waiver. If you are not Ordinarily Resident in Scotland, you may need to pay course fees. Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Students can progress on to the HNC in Hospitality Operations 
  • Students exiting on completion could find work in roles such as Waiter, Bartender, Events Co-ordinator, Barista, Assistant Manager or Host

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“This course provides varied, relevant and realistic training in Customer Service, Food & Beverage Operations and Events.  Learners can enhance skills and understanding gained at lower levels or in employment.  They can also benefit from valuable work experience at the same time.
The delivery allows for peer learning and the focus on transferable soft skills.  These are imperative for a career in Hospitality and as life skills”.
(Douglas Tucker, HATA Lecturer)

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