Hospitality and Professional Cookery

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The HN awards Hospitality and Professional Cookery provide recognised qualifications that are understood and respected by employers in all areas of the hospitality industry. They will provide a sound educational and experiential background demanded by certain employers.

These qualifications contain both theoretical and practical Units. The theoretical Units will underpin the knowledge required to gain employment in this sector, as well as allowing progression to further academic and/or professional qualifications.

Within this sector SQA has produced Higher National Group Awards in the following subjects:

Qualification Support Teams (QST)

We are currently recruiting for the hospitality and professional cookery QSTs.

QSTs are typically made up of practitioners from across a representative sample of centres.  QSTs act in an advisory capacity and are the mechanism for the maintenance of the qualifications in specific subject areas, this involves; monitoring, evaluating and addressing issues arising from delivery, assessment, verification and/or approval, including practitioner comment on specific units raised in letters, emails, unit comment forms, etc.

If you are interested in joining either of these QSTs please complete the relevant expression of interest form:




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