Professional Chef (City and Guilds) Diploma Level 2

New College Lanarkshire


Cumbernauld Campus


This qualification is aimed at those who have achieved a Professional Chef 1 (City and Guilds Diploma 1), National 5 Professional Cookery or equivalent and who have some experience within the Hospitality Industry. It is ideal for those chefs who wish to develop further skills and increase their knowledge of the subject area.

The Professional Cookery industry is an invaluable employer within the national and international context, therefore you will enhance your opportunity for sustainable employment by undertaking this programme of study.

The opportunity to progress academically is also very attractive. The programme delivers a high standard of practical tuition and theoretical learning and teaching in all aspects of professional cookery.

Practical activities are facilitated in our training restaurant, which is open to the public and designed to simulate a realistic working environment. There is also an opportunity during the year to work and live abroad for two weeks.

Entry Requirements

Professional Chef (City and Guilds) Diploma Level 1; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5; or work experience in a hospitality or professional cookery related business would be desirable, most importantly the motivation and willingness to learn and embark upon a career within the Hospitality Industry is essential.

Progression Routes

Upon successful completion of this programme you may progress to an HNC Professional Cookery/Hospitality/Patisserie (1st year degree), with future options of moving onto the HND Professional Cookery (2nd year degree) and BA Hospitality Business Management (3rd year degree).

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hospitality and Professional Cookery

SCQF Level