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Hospitality Operations HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty of Leisure and Lifestyle

Applications closed

Mode of Study


Start Date

27th Aug 2018, 1 year

27th Aug 2018, 1 year


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This course covers a range of subjects in Hospitality, both practical and theoretical. This course provides you with valuable qualifications for employment in an exciting and ever changing industry or further studies.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 7. For more information on the framework visit:

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • One Higher with a minimum of a C pass; OR
  • NQ in Hospitality or other appropriate NQ; OR
  • Offers are subject to attending an interview with a member of the Hospitality / Events Team where you should articulate your interest and/or experience in hospitality and your goals after completing the course.

Additional selection requirements

  • You’ll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject.

What you study

The subjects you'll study on this course include:

  • Food and Beverage Service.
  • Alcoholic Beverages.
  • Food Production.
  • Food Hygiene (REHIS Intermediate).
  • Accommodation Servicing.
  • Front Office Procedures.
  • Hospitality Financial and Control System.
  • You'll also study other relevant units on the course.

We also offer students a variety of paid work placements, in some of Glasgow’s top establishments, which you can apply for in August, once you've been accepted on the course.

After the course


This course prepares you for a career at a supervisory level in a hospitality department of a hotel, or directly into a graduate training scheme with many large organisations, or a junior management position. We work with key representatives from industry to offer Graduate training positions following the successful completion of the HNC.

Continuing Study

Students who complete their HNC may progress to:

  • Year 2 of the HND Hospitality Management
  • Year 3 of BA Hospitality Management at Edinburgh Napier University, which we offer at City Campus Townhead in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University.
  • Year 3 of BA International Business and Hospitality Management at Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • Year 3 of BA Tourism at the University of the West of Scotland.
  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    27th Aug 2018, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome