Skills for Work: Hospitality National 5
(SCQF level 5)

Skills for Work: Hospitality National 5 <br/>(SCQF level 5)

Qualification Information

Skills for Work Hospitality at National 5 (SCQF level 5) provides an introduction to the different commercial and non-commercial sectors of the hospitality industry and the types of provision they offer. Candidates will also learn about the organisational aims of hospitality establishments and the products and services they provide.

Candidates will develop vocational skills and knowledge and gain practical experience in: menu planning; preparing, cooking and presenting a range of foods in a professional kitchen; serving food and drinks; undertaking reception duties and customer care; and planning, organising and running a small hospitality event.

All Units in the Course place emphasis on the employability skills and attitudes which will help to prepare candidates for the workplace. Candidates will have the opportunity to prepare for, and take part in, a job interview.

Internal Assessment Guidance 2020-21

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:

  • NC Hospitality
  • a Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) in Catering and Hospitality
  • training or employment

Qualification structure

Group Award code C260 75 (24 SCQF credit points)

The Skills for Work Course in Hospitality at SCQF level 5 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 C260 75 (24 SCQF credit points)

The Skills for Work Course in Hospitality at SCQF level 5 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 based on a range of practical activities. Performance evidence will be supported by assessor observation checklists and candidate reviews. For the Employability Skills, candidates will be required to carry out self-evaluation on a range of skills, review progress and identify action points.

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

Qualification Verification Summary Report

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