Food Studies and Hospitality
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.
Courses for school pupils
|Course name||School year|
|NPA Bakery - Perth Bake Off||S4, S5 or S6|
|Professional Cookery - Come Dine with Me||S4, S5 or S6|
|PDA Professional Patisserie||S6|
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.