Hospitality NC @ SCQF Level 5


This course will provide you with a broad education for a career in hospitality, equipping you with both knowledge of the industry itself and practical skills for working in it.




Full Time 2 or 3 days per week for 1 year (36 Weeks)

Entry Requirements

Four National 4 awards or equivalent, or
Successful completion of a SCQF Level 4 programme in Hospitality or related subject
Other qualifications and/or experience

Additional Entry Requirements


Information and Interview Session Requirements

Once we have received your application you will be asked to attend an informal information and interview session. This may be virtual either through TEAMS or by phone but remember to tell us all about yourself in your personal statement!

This is a key aspect of the application process. You must confirm your attendance should you be offered an appointment.

During the information and interview session, we will ensure the entry requirements and your aspirations and career plan are appropriate for the course and the level of course you have applied for. It is therefore important that you prepare well for this.

During your Information and Interview Session,you will be expected to provide positive responses to questions relating to your course choice, your future career and your previous experiences in hospitality.

Course Content

You will study:

  • Front Office Skills.
  • Accommodation.
  • Food and Beverage Service.
  • Hospitality Events.
  • Customer Care.
  • Food Hygiene.
  • Working Safely.
  • Hospitality Administration.
  • Accommodation Servicing.
  • Hospitality Costing.


Assessment is ongoing throughout the year and includes practical assessments and project work.


Students may apply to progress to SCQF Level 6 in Hospitality

Career Prospects

Previous students on this course have moved on to:

  • SCQF Level 6 Certificate in Hospitality
Careers in:

- Hotels
- Restaurants
- Tourism
- Leisure

Additional funding information

You may be eligible for Bursary or EMA (Education Maintenance Allowance) funding for this course. Please contact a member of the funding team for details.

Selling Points

The hospitality sector is a growing industry both locally and internationally, with lots of opportunities. This course will give you the skills to be a part of this exciting industry.