Courses For Schools

One of Scotland’s leading centres in the delivery of City & Guilds / SQA Craft Qualifications​


We pride ourselves on high standards of teaching and flexible learning.

The Catering School has been delivering high quality, employer facing and client centred training for over 20 years and we offer a wide range of short courses, including hospitality, security and first aid.

All courses contain practical and knowledge based units which are delivered within the schools training facilities.

Hospitality Courses For Schools

Hospitality Skills for Work

For Schools

Hospitality for Special Needs Students

For Schools

Course Outline

LCS currently deliver National 4 Skills for Work Hospitality to pupils from S3-S6 across 10 schools in NLC area and 4 schools in Glasgow. This course or its components may provide progression to Scottish Vocational Qualifications in Catering and Hospitality or further study, employment and/or training.

The general aims of this course are to: 

  • provide learners with a broad introduction to the hospitality industry  
  • allow learners to experience vocationally related learning  
  • encourage learners to develop a good work ethic  
  • encourage learners to take responsibility for their own learning and development  
  • provide opportunities to develop a range of Core Skills  
  • facilitate progression to further education and/or training  

The specific aims of this course are to:  

  • prepare learners for work in the hospitality industry  
  • develop team-working skills  
  • develop customer care skills  
  • begin to develop food preparation, cooking and presentation skills  
  • begin to develop food and drink service skills  
  • develop an awareness of relevant health and safety and food hygiene procedures  
  • develop personal presentation skills  
  • develop a positive and responsible attitude to work  
  • develop communication skills  
  • develop aspects of the Core Skill of Working with Others  
  • encourage skills in setting personal goals, reviewing and evaluating  
  • build learners’ confidence  
  • prepare learners for further learning, study and training opportunities in the hospitality industry  

The Catering School are also able to offer sector based qualifications such as Elementary Food Hygiene, Elementary Health and Safety and Emergency First Aid at Work within schools. Our fully qualified and experienced staff deliver this training and are fully disclosed.

For further information on the services we offer within schools then please contact our Training Manager, Rita Kelly.