NHSSCOTLAND EDUCATION PATHWAYS

ESTATES & FACILITIES PATHWAYS

CATERING SERVICES

Staff in catering services work in kitchens, restaurants and food preparation areas in a range of healthcare settings.

Catering support workers, cooks, catering managers and all those involved in preparing and serving food for patients and staff are a vital part of the healthcare team. The food they prepare and serve is important for patient recovery and also promotes healthy lifestyles and wellbeing for staff.

EXAMPLE ROLES, REQUIRED LEARNING AND SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

EXAMPLE ROLES

Director; Head of Facilities

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Strategic Leadership

SVQ Management at SCQF level 11

EXAMPLE ROLES

Trainee Cook; Catering Assistant (Stores) & (General)

REQUIRED LEARNING

Elementary Food Hygiene

Catering Workbook

Decontamination Services - A Framework to support staff development in the decontamination of reusable medical devices within local, endoscopy and central decontamination units is now available.  This is based on levels 2 - 8 of the NHS Career Framework for Health and includes indicative SCQF levels and suggested mapping against the core dimensions of the NHS Knowledge & Skills Framework.

For a more detailed explanation of the work-related qualifications listed within the pathway e.g. NPA, SVQ, HNC/HND, NC and PDA please refer to The NHS Education for Scotland publication The Well Qualified Workforce.

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NHSSCOTLAND EDUCATION PATHWAYS

ESTATES & FACILITIES PATHWAYS

Staff in catering services work in kitchens, restaurants and food preparation areas in a range of healthcare settings.

Catering support workers, cooks, catering managers and all those involved in preparing and serving food for patients and staff are a vital part of the healthcare team. The food they prepare and serve is important for patient recovery and also promotes healthy lifestyles and wellbeing for staff.

NHS Education for Scotland

Westport 102  
West Port   
Edinburɡh EH3 9DN

T: 0131 656 3200

Staff in catering services work in kitchens, restaurants and food preparation areas in a range of healthcare settings.

Catering support workers, cooks, catering managers and all those involved in preparing and serving food for patients and staff are a vital part of the healthcare team. The food they prepare and serve is important for patient recovery and also promotes healthy lifestyles and wellbeing for staff.

EXAMPLE ROLES

Director

Head of Facilities

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Strategic Leadership

SVQ Management at SCQF level 11

EXAMPLE ROLES

General Manager

Assistant Director

TRANSFERABLE QUALIFICATIONS

BA Hons Facilities Management

EXAMPLE ROLES

Facilities/SSMs (Multi-discipline/Service);  Area Lead/Catering

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

Advanced Food Hygiene

HACCP Advanced

TRANSFERABLE QUALIFICATIONS

BA Facilities Management

EXAMPLE ROLES

Catering Manager; Assistant Catering Manager; Head Cook/Kitchen Superintendent

REQUIRED LEARNING

Health and Safety

Advanced Food Hygiene

HACCP Intermediate

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

HND Professional Cookery

EXAMPLE ROLES

Assistant Head Cook; Assistant Manager

SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS

HNC Professional Cookery

EXAMPLE ROLES

Cook; Senior Supervisor

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

PDA in Management

ILM Leadership and Management

SVQ Management at SCQF level 7

EXAMPLE ROLES

Trainee Cook; Supervisor/Team Leader

GENERAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

SVQ Team Leading at SCQF level 5

ILM Leadership and Team Skills

EXAMPLE ROLES

Trainee Cook; Catering Assistant (Stores) & (General)

REQUIRED LEARNING

Elementary Food Hygiene

Catering Workbook