This course will help you to gain employment in restaurants, hotels, and conference centres. If you are interested in a career in hospitality, then this course is the one for you. 

This course covers all aspects of working in the hospitality industry.  

You will learn about all the different places you can work (from hotels to cruise ships), looking at the different job roles in hospitality and how your career can progress.  

You will look at a specific hospitality business in detail.  

You will learn about customer care and have the practical experience of doing Barista.

Course code





3 hours a week 

1 hour a week directed study  

Independent study may also be required

Entry Requirements

An interest in hospitality/ Barista would be an obvious benefit to the learner. 
An ability to study at SCQF level 4.

Information and Interview Session Requirements

There are no requirements for an interview for this course, but you should have a basic knowledge and an interest in the industry with a view to potentially looking to have a career within it if you would like to join this course.

Course Content

Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry 

Developing Customer Care in Hospitality   

Barista Skills  

Food Service Styles 

No Alcoholic beverages 

This may be subject to change


Assessment will be a mixture of practical observations, and written assignments


Upon completion of the programme you can progress to a range of full-time and part-time professional cookery and hospitality courses at Dumfries & Galloway College.

Career Prospects

You could progress into Hospitality at SCQF levels 5/6 and/or seek employment in the industry.

Additional funding information


Course Contact Details

Michelle Hodgson -

Selling Points

For anyone who is interested in the hospitality and events sector this is a great starting point for you. The hospitality industry in Scotland employs 10% of the overall workforce. It covers a extensive range of businesses of all sizes from hotels, restaurants, cafes, pubs, serviced accommodation, conferences and events to commercial.