City & Guilds Professional Food and Beverage Service - Level 3

This programme allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the food and beverage/front of house sector. This qualification covers all aspects of food and beverage service supervision. Students will learn the key skills required to ensure they have a thorough understanding of the role and expectations that any future employer will expect.

Units include:

  • Principles of supervising food and beverage services
  • Principles of food safety supervision for catering
  • Principles of promoting food and beverage services and products
  • Supervise food and beverage service
  • Legislation in food and beverage service

  • Restaurant Supervisor
  • Hotel Department Supervisor

  • HND Hospitality Management

  • Successful completion of level 2 Food and Beverage Service
  • Relevant industrial experience

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

  • Location

    Stirling Campus

  • Attendance


  • Start date

    25 February 2019

  • End date

    30 August 2019

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6