Food and Drink Operations

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


Scotland's larder is renowned worldwide, from the Scottish Smoked Salmon from our seas, the Scotch Whisky from our crops to the Scotch Beef from our fields, for the high quality premium product it provides.

The food and drink manufacturing industry is a growth sector within the Scottish economy with a wide range of jobs at all levels with these businesses. The industry within Lanarkshire alone is recognised by big names like Tunnocks, Dawnfresh, Albert Bartlett, Lightbodies, Bells of Shotts and Border biscuits

But that is not all, small bespoke and artisan food and drink manufacturing companies are in every town, producing innovative, high quality products.

This course will allow you to learn about the following:

The food and drink industry; Food science and technology; Products: concept to launch; Food hygiene; Health and Safety; Kitchen skills; Bulk food production.

This exciting new course will give you a range of skills to be able to join the growth industry that is Food and Drink.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Progression Routes

Progression is available into Level 6 programmes or employment within the industry.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hospitality and Professional Cookery

SCQF Level