COURSE INFORMATION

This course is all about developing your culinary skills and knowledge of the professional kitchen. Developing on basic skills gained at level 5 the focus is on food production and food presentation skills at a higher level.  During your studies you will cook a wide variety of dishes from soups and starters through to main courses and desserts, always aiming for the highest standard.  

 

 

  • One year full-time
  • This course may require attendance in the evening
  • Professional cookery
  • Food hygiene
  • Hospitality costing
  • Menu development
  • Desserts and pastry
  • Food service
  • Project work
  • Core Skills will be developed and certificated on this course

One of the following:

  • SVQ: Professional Cookery SCQF Level 5 – including communications at SCQF level 5
  • NC Professional Cookery
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
In addition, internal applicants will require a positive Internal Learner Reference (ILR).
  • HNC: Professional Cookery SCQF Level 7
  • HNC: Professional Cookery (Patisserie) SCQF Level 7
  • HNC: Professional Cookery SCQF Level 7
  • HNC: Professional Cookery (Patisserie) SCQF Level 7
  • Padlock/locker deposit – £10 (where appropriate)
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise
  • Portfolio of dishes and knowledge assessment
  • Positive ILR