Hospitality NC

What is special about this course?

Please note: this course will only run with a satisfactory number of students, so please apply as soon as possible if you are interested. If you apply and the course can not run in 2018-19 our staff will contact you.

This exciting new course is aimed at those who wish to work in the hospitality industry, either front of house or in the kitchens. It consists of twelve units and is run over three days in college with one day’s work experience. There will be opportunities for students to work on live events.

Students will also attend classes in communication, ICT and numeracy.

All equipment and uniforms will be provided.


Entry requirements

Four National 4 passes or above, four Standard Grade passes at General Level or above, or relevant work experience.


The course will allow students to develop their organisational skills, as well as front of house, food preparation and cooking skills.

There will also be the opportunity for students to attend classes in Communication, Numeracy and IT.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Students will spend three days in college, with one day work experience.


How long will my course last?

1 Years

One year (full-time) or two years (part-time).

Where can I study my course?

    Start date



    For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.


    Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

    Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

    For more information see the funding page. 

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Academic:  You could progress to SVQ Professional Cookery Level 5 or HNC Events at Shetland College UHI.

    Employment/Career:  You would be equipped to apply for employment opportunities within the hospitality industry, either in front of house positions or catering. 


    Is there more information available online?

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    What our students, graduates and staff say

    This course is aimed at people who are interested in working in the hospitality industry, introducing them to a range of food and beverage, front of house and customer service skills," Celia Smith, Lecturer


    Apply for Hospitality NC

    I want to start in 2020/21

    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Shetland College UHI. Shetland College 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.