Course Levels

SCQF Levels 4 -7

Campus Locations

Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, Levenmouth

Study Options

Full-time, Part-time, Online

Applications Open

Start studying in January or August 2022

Why Choose Culinary Arts and Hospitality at Fife College?

Culinary arts and hospitality have seen steady growth in recent years, leading to new and exciting career opportunities for those who have the drive, skills and the right qualifications to get into these industries.

At Fife College, we're proud to be able to deliver first-class teaching to our students in the very best learning environments. Our purpose-built training kitchens and bistro facilities are designed to provide an environment just like a professional restaurant.

With our Culinary Arts courses, Pastry Chef courses, Professional Baking Courses and Chef courses you can find a job that suits your talent and creativity.

Our Culinary Arts and Hospitality Courses

We offer courses in the following subjects:

· Bakery

· Patisserie

· Professional Cookery

· Practical Cake Craft

· Food Hygiene Elementary

· Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry

· Food and Drink Technologies

· Hospitality

Progress to a Culinary Arts and Hospitality Degree

Did you know that a Culinary Arts and Hospitality HNC or HND qualification is the equivalent of first year (HNC) or second year (HND) of a similar Degree at university?

So depending on the subject studied, successfully completing an HNC or HND in Culinary Arts and Hospitality at Fife College could mean that you have the opportunity to progress on to Year 2 or 3 of a related BA, BA (Hons), BSc, BSC (Hons) on MA (Hons) degree course at one of the following partner Universities in Scotland:

Abertay University

University of the Highlands and Islands

So either way, studying Culinary Arts and Hospitality at Fife College can be a more cost-effective, local alternative route to the same social care degree in Scotland, in the same amount of time!

What Happens after I Apply?

There are four possible outcomes from your interview:

 Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.

 Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.


 Waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.
       If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.

 Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.
       They may be able to help you find another suitable course.

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Hear from Cameron on how his culinary arts course helped her land a job in Gordon Ramsay's Michelin starred restaurant. 


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