Professional Cookery (Level 5)

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus, Fraserburgh Campus


This vocationally-focused qualification is designed by City & Guilds for those who are currently working or want to work as a professional chef in the catering and hospitality industry, and will build on your existing skills so that you can develop and refine your culinary techniques.

You will experience:
Food safety in catering; Health and safety in catering and hospitality; Healthier foods and special diets; Catering operations, costs and menu planning; Prepare and cook stocks, soups and sauces; Prepare and cook fruit and vegetables; Prepare and cook meat and offal; Prepare and cook poultry; Prepare and cook fish and shellfish; Prepare and cook rice, pasta, grains and egg dishes; Produce hot and cold desserts and puddings; Produce paste products; Produce biscuit, cake and sponge products; Produce fermented dough products.

Entry Requirements

Introduction to Professional Cookery (Level 4).

Progression Routes

Professional Cookery - Advanced (SCQF Level 6)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Professional Cookery, Hospitality and Events Management

SCQF Level