Hospitality Bronze Award (inc SVQ Hosp Services SCQF Level 4) SVQ

What is special about this course?

If you have the right skills, then the food and hospitality industry can provide you with excellent rewards.  To be part of this growth area you will need the right training, and that's where our experienced and professional teaching and assessment staff can help.

This course provides you with a general introduction to food and hospitality so you can decide if this fast-paced but rewarding work is right for you.  We work closely with The Gleneagles Hotel on the content of course to make sure it gives you the skills that employers need.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have core skills at Access 3/National 3 in Communications, Numeracy and IT.  You will also be invited to attend an interview and practical skills test.

This year long programme is delivered over three days per week.  A range of interesting and relevant qualifications are included:

  • SVQ Hospitality Services Level 1 (SQA);
  • Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Elementary Food Hygiene
  • College certificate for the service of alcohol
  • College certificate for health and safety

Professional practice is an integral part of the course, which is carried out in the Food Court.  In this course, you will also study five Core Skills, including communication, ICT and numeracy, which can help you to gain the essential skills required for life, learning and employment.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Face to face teaching; practical hands-on; independent study

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Perth

Start date



Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You may progress onto the Professional Chef Silver Award or Professional Hospitality Silver Award at UHI Perth or a modern apprenticeship work-based programme of study.

Junior positions in professional kitchens or food service establishments

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