Skills for Work: Hospitality National 4
(SCQF level 4)

Skills for Work: Hospitality National 4 <br/> (SCQF level 4)

Qualification Information

Skills for Work Hospitality at National 4 (SCQF level 4) provides a broad, practical introduction to the hospitality professions.

The Course enables candidates to experience the professional kitchen and restaurant and to learn about the different roles and responsibilities in hospitality professions. It begins to develop vocational skills and knowledge.

All Units in the Course place emphasis on the employability skills and attitudes that will help to prepare candidates for the workplace. Candidates will have the opportunity to develop the skills involved in preparing, cooking, presenting and serving food and drinks. Candidates will also gain practical experience of working in a realistic working environment.

This qualification is available through schools and colleges.

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Why study this qualification

This qualification is primarily for school pupils in third year of secondary education and above. It is also suitable for adult returners in a further education environment as a first step into vocationally-related learning.

This qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners including:

  • pupils from mainstream schools or other education establishments
  • school leavers
  • adult returners to education
  • learners in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
  • learners participating in 16+ programmes

Access

Entry is at the discretion of the centre.

Employment and progression

This Course may provide candidates with opportunities to progress to:

  • Skills for Work Hospitality at National 5
  • NC Hospitality
  • a Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) in Catering and Hospitality
  • training or employment

Qualification structure

Group Award code C244 74 (24 SCQF credit points)

The Skills for Work Course in Hospitality at SCQF level 4 consists of mandatory Units.

For further information on the structure and units of this qualification please refer to the Course Specification document.

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Qualification structure

Group Award code C244 74 (24 SCQF credit points)

The Skills for Work Course in Hospitality at SCQF level 4 consists of mandatory Units.

For further information on the structure and units of this qualification please refer to the Course Specification document.

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How to assess

Assessment of this Course is mainly through performance of practical activities carried out in the kitchen and front of house. Performance evidence will be supported by assessor observation checklists and candidate self-reviews.

Assessment will also be through candidate investigations on topics such as the various roles and career options within the hospitality industry.

Each Unit is supported by a National Assessment Bank (NAB) item.

Qualification Verification Summary Report

Qualification Verification Summary Reports were formerly known as Internal Assessment Reports.

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