Food Service SVQ2
What is special about this course?
Food Service SVQ2 is for staff who work as part of a team, providing food and sometimes beverages for their customers.
Potential students must be working in a food and beverage environment.
This Level 2 course requires you to complete 10 units. Four of these are mandatory. In addition you will be required to complete 6 optional units; these units will be selected by the Course Leader.
- Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
- Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
- Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation (ICS)
- Maintain food safety when storing, holding and serving food
- Prepare and clear areas for table service
- Serve food at the table
- Prepare and clear the bar area
- Prepare and serve wines
- Promote additional services or products to customers (ICS)
- Maintain and deal with payments
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
- Work based
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
If you are studying a full time Further Education course (NCs, NQs etc.) the College claims your fees from the Scottish Funding Council for students who are under 18 on the first day of the course. Students over the age of 18 on the first day of the course have to apply to Orkney Islands Council (OIC) for a tuition fees bursary.
Information on the tuition fees bursary is available on the OIC website.
Normally you are responsible for your course fees but if you are in receipt of certain benefits you may be eligible for a Part Time Course Fee Waiver. Not all part-time courses at Orkney College UHI are covered by the Fee Waiver Scheme and only certain benefits are acceptable as a basis for a Fee Waiver. Please contact the college to enquire.
If you are eligible, you may be entitled to an ILA of up to £200 a year towards a course.
What can I do on completion of my course?
On completion of the course you may apply to progress onto SVQ 3 Hospitality Supervision and Leadership.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
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