NQ Gateway to Hospitality and Catering

Cardonald Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
23 Aug 2021
Qualification Type
Course Type
Short Full-Time
19 weeks (August to January)

This course is now full

This exciting new programme offers you a first step to studying Hospitality and Catering in a college setting. Your lecturers will work with you to prepare you to continue your college journey in Hospitality and Catering.

What will I learn?

Along with SQA units in Core Skills, Communications and Employability you will work towards qualifications in the following subjects:

  • Organisational skills for cookery
  • Cookery skills, techniques and processes
  • Café / customer service
  • Study skills
  • Wellbeing
  • REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene.

You will gain some practical experience in a training kitchen and busy college café.

Please note that due to the impact of COVID-19, this course will be delivered via a blended learning approach - which may include limited face-to-face learning on campus combined with remote learning off-campus and digital learning approaches. If and when delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place. If you require any support in learning digitally please inform the Course Leader or Student Support team.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • There are no formal entry requirements but you must have an interest in studying hospitality, catering or events at college.

Jobs and further study

You may progress to a range of NC/NQ college programmes including Professional Cookery and Bakery.

Making an application

For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

I've applied — what happens next?

When you apply:
You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and will be in contact as per the following stages:

You will be invited to an information session to meet staff, learn about your course and funding and to ask any questions. We may be able to make a direct offer at this stage, or we may ask you to attend an interview or to submit further evidence to ensure you meet the course entry requirements.

We will make this process as quick as possible so you can accept your offer.

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 272 3104