Professional Cookery - Culinary Skills (Food and Beverage Service) (City and Guilds) Diploma Level 1

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus, Milton Road Campus


The food and drinks industries are currently thriving with job opportunities continuing to increase. This certificate is designed for those working as or looking to work as, a chef in this dynamic sector. This course would suit both school learners and adults returning to education who are seeking a career in catering and hospitality. You will be introduced to a variety of areas and simulate real-working and professional environments in Edinburgh College’s own restaurant and kitchen. Discover and develop skills essential to the industry in communication and teamwork as you take a step closer towards your future career.

Content: Culinary skills; To prepare and cook food by boiling, poaching, steaming, stewing, braising, baking, roasting, grilling, deep frying and shallow frying; Food Safety; Food Hygiene (REHIS); A range food and beverage service skills taught in a realistic working environment; 2 hour bar licence training

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 3. Interview.

Progression Routes

NPA Hospitality or Level 2 Professional Cookery

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Professional Cookery and Hospitality

SCQF Level