Professional Cookery (Level 5)

UHI Argyll


Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre


This a course that will give the student a broad grounding as a chef both with practical skills and underpinning knowledge.

The Course is suitable for young students leaving school who are interested in cookery as a career, it is also suitable for people who may wish to move into the hospitality industry as change of career
it would also suit someone who wishes to validate their experience as a chef or wished to further their career

This course will be taught by blended learning with theory classes conducted either face to face or by video conference, depending on your location. The practical parts of the course will be taught in our professional kitchen in Oban, with a mix of demonstrations, hands on experience and cooking for the college canteen and functions

There will be four separate practical blocks during the year, and you will have to travel to Oban to participate in these. The dates of these blocks will be confirmed at induction.

Entry Requirements

Relevant subjects at National 4.

Progression Routes

NC Cookery or Hospitality at Level 6

Start Date




Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

9 months


Business, Leisure and Tourism

SCQF Level