The aim of this 6-month course is to introduce learners to the hospitality industry and to explore the scope of the industry, mapping out career paths and vital employability skills required for a job role within the Hospitality industry. This course is aimed at returners to education who are looking to upskill or learn new skills that will add to existing qualifications as well as new entrants looking to start a career within the Hospitality industry.
This course is a foundation to progress to the HNC/D Hospitality full time courses at Edinburgh College or employment.
The majority of our courses will be delivered online only for the beginning of 2021. A limited number of courses will have classes on campus. You will be contacted by your lecturer if your course will include any face-to-face classes on campus.
- Customer Care Excellence in Hospitality
- Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry
- Leading a Hospitality Team
- Costs and Control in Hospitality
- Health and Safety in the work place
- Accommodation Operations
- Hospitality Reception Skills
- Hospitality Industry
There is no formal placement requirement for this course but you are encouraged to seek work experience within the Hospitality industry.
It is preferable for applicants to have achieved a minimum of four National 5s:
- One being in English at Grade 3 or above
- And three passes at SCQF level 5
- satisfactory completion of an appropriate NC course
If you do not hold the required entry qualifications but have experience within the hospitality industry we still welcome your application.
English Proficiency Requirements
How the course is assessed
The course is assessed on an ongoing basis through the following methods:
- Open book
- Closed book
- Port folios
- Practical observations
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
You will be invited to an interview via either:
- Online call (Skype, Microsoft Teams or Zoom)
- Phone call
Progression And Articulation Routes
Progression routes -
HND Hospitality Management
HND Events Management
Other relevant HN courses
Career options open to you are employment within the Hospitality industry at supervisory level.
Course Cost And Funding Options
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