Professional Cookery (Kitchen and Larder)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus, Milton Road Campus


Hospitality is a thriving and growing industry with job opportunities continuing to increase. This course is aimed at candidates who are already working in a professional kitchen environment.

Within both courses you will prepare food in our industry-standard kitchens and have access to top-of-the-range cooking equipment. You will gain skills in complex meat, poultry and fish preparation and provide menus for our training restaurants. This course will give you the hands-on experience and skillset you need to advance within this fast-paced and exciting industry or to progress onto further study.

Content: Larder section: Advanced butchery skills in meat, poultry and fish preparation; Hot Kitchen Training: Cooking and finishing complex dishes with meat, poultry, game, fish and shellfish; Maintain Food Safety in a Kitchen Environment; How to maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment; Develop Productive Working Relationships with Colleagues.

Entry Requirements

Professional Cookery (Food and Beverage Service) (City and Guilds) Diploma Level 2, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. You will be invited into college for an information session and skills test with a mystery basket of ingredients.

Progression Routes

HND Hospitality Management

Start Date





at SCQF Level 6

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Professional Cookery and Hospitality

SCQF Level