Professional Cookery (Level 6)

Argyll College UHI


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


This a course that will develop your chef skills with both practical tasks and underpinning knowledge.

The Course is suitable for you if you have completed the professional cookery level 5, or if you have extensive experience in the kitchen and want to further your career by validating your experience.

The course will have both practical and theory elements and will include some of the following topics:
Practical cookery – preparing complex hot and cold dishes; Pastry, developing skills to more complex patisserie; Health and safety and food hygiene – the requirements when running a kitchen;
Leadership – The knowledge of how to run a successful kitchen; Enterprise skills – how to develop that business side in you; Hospitality costing – how to control the kitchen finances and make a profit;
Academic skills – A grounding In academic skills if you wish to progress

Entry Requirements

SCQF Level 5 in Professional Cookery.

Progression Routes

Contact the centre for this information.

Start Date

Please contact your local centre for more information on start date.



Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year


Catering and Hospitality

SCQF Level