Hospitality Services - Level 4

This practical, hands-on course is designed to allow students to gain the skills they need to deliver a great casual dining experience. During this 6 month course, you will be based in our busy Falkirk or Stirling Refectory, which caters for hundreds of staff and students per day.  This is a practical, intensive course – you will gain experience in our highly rated, state of the art refectory, learning from our experienced team.

This course provides entry-level experience for those students who would like to progress to our level 5 Hospitality Operations qualification based at our Stirling Campus, and those wishing a career in the casual dining sector of the hospitality industry.

This course will develop your employability skills and give you the opportunity to learn and perfect your skills in a positive environment.

Please note, this is a practical, intensive course and you will be expected on campus 3 full days per week. 

  • Health and Safety
  • Elementary Food Hygiene (REHIS)
  • Working effectively in a hospitality team
  • Customer Care
  • Providing a Food and Beverage Service
  • Prepare and serve hot drinks
  • Prepare Hot and Cold Sandwiches

  • Casual dining server – takeaway, fast food, café’s

  • Further Study – Level 5 Hospitality Operations (Stirling Campus)

  • An interest in working in the Hospitality industry
  • No formal entry requirements, selection will be by successful interview and references where required

Further advice for full-time applicants: 

• Please ensure you have an online account before starting your application
• If you created your account prior to September 2016, you will need to register a new account
• Before starting the application process, please ensure you already hold or are working towards the relevant entry qualifications required for the course you are applying for
• Ensure you use your own personal email address when creating your online account
• Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email immediately
• If you do not receive an acknowledgement e-mail immediately, please check your SPAM/Junk folder
• Please include as much detail as possible in your personal statement such as: the reason you are applying, future career plans, previous employment, relevant experience, hobbies and interests
• Disclosing support needs in your application will not affect your chances of being offered a place on a course at Forth Valley College
• If your application is successful, you will be invited for interview. For January start courses interviews will be in Nov/Dec and interviews for August start courses will take place between February and May
• If your application is unsuccessful, you will be offered support in finding a suitable alternative course 
• Applicants who provide a mobile phone number on their application form will be sent a text reminder prior to the day of interview 
• If you are unable to attend an interview or wish to withdraw your application - please email student.applications@forthvalley.ac.uk

Location

Falkirk Campus

Attendance

Full-Time

Start date

19 August 2024

SCQF Level

Level 4

Location

Stirling Campus

Attendance

Full-Time

Start date

19 August 2024

SCQF Level

Level 4