Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry (National 5)

Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry (National 5)

National 5 Skills for Work: Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry is an introductory qualification which develops the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to work in the food and drink industry.

Candidates learn about safety requirements and product development, and how the food and drink manufacturing industry contributes to the Scottish economy.

The qualification is experiential and learner-centred and candidates can develop practical skills in a realistic work environment where they learn about working in teams and dealing with customers.

The Units of the Course have been designed to be delivered in an integrated way and guidance on a suggested teaching pattern is given in the Course Specification.

It is available through schools and colleges.

Why study this qualification

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
  • college students wishing to develop their skills and knowledge in relation to food and drink manufacturing
  • trainees participating in preparation for entering employment
  • individuals involved in voluntary activities

Access

Entry is at the discretion of the centre.

Employment and progression

Skills for Work: Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry at SCQF level 5 may provide progression to:

Qualification structure

Group Award code: C777 75

The Skills for Work Course in Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry consists of four 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: C777 75

The Skills for Work Course in Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry consists of four 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

There is no external assessment for this Course. Learners must successfully complete each Unit to achieve the Course.

Unit specifications provide detailed information on the Evidence Requirements for each Unit. The Unit Support Notes provide information on approaches to assessment for each Unit.

The Units are internally assessed by centres and externally verified by SQA.

Qualification Verification Summary Report

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

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