Beach Banquet

SVQ Level 2

Professional Cookery 

This is an ideal for young Chef's / Cooks looking to start a career in catering. The SVQ offers the Trainee the opportunity to learn and understand the requirements for Preparation and Cooking of Foods.

The importance of good Hygiene practices, Health and Safety, correct use of knives and also learning to work in a Production area.

Trainees are given full support throughout their Training from Hospitality Training and we will provide them with a suitable text book.

Health and Safety is an important part of any industry these days and particularly so in a working Kitchen where there are hot plates, Gas Cookers, Knives, Cutting Equipment and many more.

Chefs will be taught how to use such equipment correctly and safely in order that they protect themselves and each other.

The SCQF Level 5 provides a selection of units which the Head Chef can choose for you in order that what you learn is in keeping with what your establishment requires.

On completion of the SCQF Level 5 the Chef would then have an option to continue up to the next Level where they can then progress to producing more complex dishes.

Professional Cookery SCQF Level 5

Link to Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) - Professional Cookery

Chef at Work

Kitchen Services

This is an ideal SVQ for kitchen porters looking for more responsibility or young Chef's / Cooks looking to start a career in catering.

 

The SVQ offers the Trainee the opportunity to learn and understand the requirements for the basic preparation and cooking of Foods.

 

Health and Safety is an important part of any industry these days and particularly so in a working Kitchen where there are hot plates, Gas Cookers, Knives, Cutting Equipment and many more.

The trainees will be taught how to use equipment correctly and safely in order that they protect themselves and each other.

The SCQF Level 5 provides a selection of units which the Head Chef can choose for you in order that what you learn is in keeping with what your establishment requires.

 

Kitchen Services SCQF Level 5

Link to Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) - Kitchen Services

In the Kitchen

Hospitality Services

The Hospitality Service qualification has been introduced for the trainees who cover a range of departments within the Industry.  It also covers those working in reception and housekeeping.

Ideal for those wanting to work their way up to a trainee manager role, as it gives an insight into a variety of departments within a hotel. 

 

The qualification looks at Health and Safety issues. Working with your team members and customers is also an important part of Hospitality in any establishment. Customer Care Skills are covered, maintaining the work environment is also an important part of the operation.

Food Hygiene is covered and there are several units which can be used to complete. These cover groups like prepare and cook fish, meat and poultry, as well as serving foot at the table and serve alcoholic drinks.  The units chosen will depend on the type of establishment.

 

Working in a the hospitality industry can be stressful at times as the demand for food will increase at various times of the day.

 

This qualification will help the team to develop in order that they can become efficient and deal with the pressures of the day to day requirements to ensure that customers will return.

 

Hospitality Services SCQF Level 5

 

Link to Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) - Hospitality Services

Receptionist

Food and Beverage

Food and Beverage Service is at the Front of an operation and is important that guests receive good service and also receive the service they have requested or are expecting.

The Food and Beverage Service VQ is for operational team members who's daily tasks is to serve guests.

The qualification looks at the Health and Safety aspect of the working environment, which has become more and more important over the years. There are also units on creating and maintaining good working relations and Customer Care.

Being prepared for your daily tasks and leaving your work environment how you find it at the end of the day makes for a successful working team.

There are various units you can then choose to focus on and these will be dependent on your work environment, these include providing a table service, providing a Carvery/Buffet and Silver service. They also include Provide and serve bottled wines, hot drinks.

The qualification will also look at dealing with payments and maintaining the payment point if this is part of your normal duties.

 

Food & Beverage Service SCQF Level 5

Link to Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) - Food and Beverage

Pasta and Wine

Beverage Service

Beverage service can be the difference between guests spending lots of money or having one drink and leaving.

 

Bars can become very dirty and smelly within a short space of time if not maintained properly. Drinks can spill onto the floor and can get sticky, therefore it is important that the workplace is left tidy and ready for the next days business.

 

Beverage Service can be challenging and it is important that the customers get an experience in order that they would come back.

 

The qualification covers Health and Safety in the work business. This is important in the bar as you will be using Cleaning Materials for the bar tops, floor, cleaning fluids for the Beer Lines.

 

Working relations with customers and team members is important, Customer Care skills are covered within the qualification.

The main part of the qualification covers the preparation and service of drinks. This includes Draught, Free Pouring, Optics, Bottled Drinks and Soft Drinks.

On completion of this qualification you will have the ability to open and close down a Bar and ensure that this is done efficiently and safely.

 

Beverage Service SCQF Level 5

 

Link to Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) - Beverage Service

Liquor