Our aspiration at Aspire is to keep the hospitality passion alive through personal development, knowledge growth and raising professional standards. We aim to achieve this through our belief and vision to inform, inspire and empower individuals and organisations to be their best ~ both personally and professionally.
We value our commitment to continue to support our clients to achieve their highest potential within the industry through personal recognition and continued professional development.
Scottish certificate for personal licence holders/refreshers
Endorsed by Highland Licensing Board for the delivery of Personal Licence Holder training throughout the Highlands and Islands. We are able to offer both full and refresher training and also provide a variety of training resources for bar and retail staff. Available face to face and online.
Food safety and food safety management
Offering training, support and guidance on food safety and management, HACCP, allergens and Cooksafe documentation.
Courses and support are available face to face and online.
Learning and Development (Scottish Vocational Qualification - SVQ)
Level 3 & 4 or individual units including PDA Assess Workplace Competence using Direct & Indirect Methods (L&D9Di) and PDA Internally monitor and maintain the quality of workplace assessment (L&D11). Courses and support are available face to face and online.
The PDA covers areas such as the management of team performance and compliance with legislative requirements in hospitality. It also includes optional units in specific hospitality operations, such as resource management, kitchen management, accommodation management, and management of food and beverage services — allowing candidates to select options that reflect their own job roles and career aspirations.
Leadership & Change
The target group for this award is managers, especially team leaders, with responsibility for leading or managing change. Typical job roles could include: middle management positions; Change facilitators; programme managers; team leaders in change situations. The PDA in Leadership and Change at SCQF Level 8 is made up of two mandatory units:
- 1. Management: Leadership at Work
- 2. Management: Plan, lead and Implement Change
This is a stand-alone programme which is suitable for individuals who wish to develop knowledge and understanding of fundamental principles of management and to apply them in a context relevant to you. It will be suitable for you if you are currently in a management position or if you hope to take up a managerial post in the future. You can also undertake this award if you are not currently in work but would like to develop fundamental management skills e.g. to help you return to the workplace.