Hospitality Services SVQ2

What is special about this course?

Students will learn basic skills within a real life working environment. The skills gained, will incorporate all areas of front of house, e.g food and beverage service, events. Full time students attend college 3 days per week from September to June. Students will run a lunch service to the public within the training restaurant on one or two days per week, depending on the campus. This is to develop the practical experience needed.

Additional training will also be undertaken by the student to prepare them for industry:

  • REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene,
  • WorldHost Principles of Customer Care,
  • Brodies Barista Skills,
  • Emergency First Aid and Manual Handling.

This course offers excellent opportunities to develop not only skills for working in the hospitality industry but also invaluable skills for life, which can be used within any industry such as: developing confidence, communication, problem solving and working with others.

Entry requirements

  • Two National 5 qualifications and three National 4 qualifications 

  • SVQ Level 1 Hospitality or progression from school link programmes

  • OR work experience, or suitable employment

  • Front of house areas of the hotel 
  • Develop customer care skills
  • Health and safety, food hygiene and team working

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

Seven months full time. Longer part time.

Where can I study my course?

    • Dornoch

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our Tuition Fees information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • SVQ Level 3 Supervision and Leadership or HNC Hospitality
  • Employment in industry as a general assistant, trainee manager, restaurant supervisor or housekeeper. 

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I want to start in 2022/23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North Highland. UHI North Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.