Food and Beverage Service (Level 5)

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus, Kilmarnock Campus


This course will equip you with the right tools and knowledge to excel in the competitive job market. You’ll develop impeccable customer service skills and the real-life experience you’ll gain from a live restaurant environment will properly prepare you to move into industry. Additional transferable skills such as effective communication and problem-solving are great for personal growth and can be applied to all aspects of life, education and work.


Customer skills; product knowledge; food safety; functions; industry insights; and, top tips.

You’ll also develop essential, transferable skills such as communication, numeracy, teamwork and problem solving.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4; or Introduction to Professional Cookery with Hospitality (Level 4); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. A place on the course is subject to an interview process.

Progression Routes

Progression on to a relevant course at SCQF Level 6 or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hospitality and Professional Cookery

SCQF Level