Hospitality is an exciting and flexible industry offering a wealth of career opportunities in hotels, restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars and many other venues across Scotland.
The sector offers a wide range of careers and jobs available to anyone with the right attitude including:
If you enjoy working with people and would like to work in an exciting and varied job this could be the career for you.
You’ll gain a Foundation Apprenticeship in Hospitality at either SCQF level 4 or 5, which is the same level of learning as a National 4 or National 5.
Your Skills for Work award will cover:
You will use the skills and knowledge you develop in your Skills for Work award to design and deliver a project. You will:
Your Foundation Apprenticeship will also help you to develop meta-skills. These skills are highly valued by employers. Meta-skills include:
These meta-skills are necessary and highly desirable for working in a range of other related jobs.
Your Foundation Apprenticeship gives you lots of options: it’s up to you where you go next.
You'll complete your Foundation Apprenticeship at school, alongside your other subjects. You'll spend time learning with a provider, such as a college, and with an employer on a practical work project. It'll give your career a head-start, and look great on your CV.
If you're in S3 to S6, you can do a Foundation Apprenticeship.
If you're interested in studying a Foundation Apprenticeship at level 4 or 5, speak to your guidance teacher or careers adviser to find out what's available in your school.