SVQs in Hospitality and Catering (7090)

Last Updated: 03 Apr 2018
These qualifications cover a number of pathways enabling you to boost the specialist skills and knowledge you need for a successful career in hospitality and catering. So whether you're front of house or in the kitchen, you can choose the qualification that's right for you.
These qualifications are aimed at learners interested in hospitality and catering and are for both new entrants and also for those already working in hospitality and catering.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the qualification that demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed, such as:

  • Professional cookery
  • Hospitality services
  • Food and beverage service

You will learn on the job in the work environment or in a suitable college environment.

Assessment will include a portfolio of evidence.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of roles within the ever-growing hospitality and catering sector, including:

  • Commis Chef
  • Chef de Partie
  • Sous Chef
  • Bartender
  • Bar Manager
  • Mixologist
  • Sommelier
  • Head Waiter
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Banqueting Manager

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

There are no eligibility requirements, although learners may be expected to be over a stated minimum age (16 or 17 years old).

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

SCQF 4

This level will suit you if you have little or no experience of working in hospitality and catering and want to develop some basic skills and knowledge, as well as get an understanding of the industry.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents.

SVQ in Hospitality Services at SCQF Level 4 (7090-10)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2022 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

SVQ in Hospitality Services at SCQF Level 4

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2024 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SCQF 5

This level is ideal if you are fairly new to working in hospitality and catering and have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised.

These comprise mandatory and optional units. For full details about units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

SVQ in Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 5 (7090-21)

Last Registration Date: 01 May 2022 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

SVQ in Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SVQ in Food and Beverage Service at SCQF Level 5 (7090-22)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2022 Supportive services: SmartScreen Learning Assistant

SVQ in Food and Beverage Service at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2024 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

Smart Screen

SMARTSCREEN IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS QUALIFICATION

SmartScreen is our online portal for tutor, assessors and learners that provides unit-specific support materials and tutor forums to complement the delivery and learning experience

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Learning Assistant

LEARNING ASSISTANT IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS QUALIFICATION

Learning Assistant is an innovative and cost effective e-portfolio solution that allows colleges and training providers to dramatically improve the delivery of their vocational qualifications.

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Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form

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