Food Studies and Hospitality

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Tourism and Hospitality are Scotland’s largest industries, and identified by the Scottish Government as a growth sector. With highly commended programmes delivered in partnership with industry professionals, we offer invaluable skills to prepare you for your career.

Pupil learning new skills during a food studies practical.

Food Studies and Hospitality Courses for School Pupils content

Food Studies and Hospitality Courses for School Pupils

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Courses for school pupils

Course nameSCQF Level
NPA Bakery - Perth Bake Off 4
Professional Cookery - Come Dine with Me 5

 

Industry Information

Tourism and Hospitality are Scotland’s largest industries, and identified by the Scottish Government as a growth sector. Projections suggest the industry will need an additional 11,000 chefs  in the next five years. This sector employs 207,000 people, around one in 12 jobs in the economy. Employment has grown 12% since 2011, creating an extra 20,000 jobs. The importance of the sector is demonstrated in its status as one of the Scottish Government’s six growth sectors and is forecast to be the second top employing sector in Perth and Kinross by 2028.