Professional Cookery (NPA)

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


Hospitality and Professional cookery has never been as popular as it is today. This course is an excellent opportunity for students to study and prepare for a career as a chef, baker or pastry chef with excellent career opportunities and progression routes open to those who successfully achieve the qualification. This course gives students an opportunity to prepare, cook and serve a range of dishes both in our industry standard training kitchens and bespoke bakery and in our training restaurant which serves lunch daily to students and staff.

This course is an excellent introductory qualification for students wishing to pursue a career in the dynamic, popular, fast-paced and exciting world of professional cookery and bakery. It is structured to help develop the skills, knowledge, and understanding you'll need to secure employment within a professional kitchen in the Hospitality Industry.

Entry Requirements

Relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Upon completion of this course you can progress to Level 6 Professional Chef

Start Date




Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

6 months


Hospitality and Professional Cookery

SCQF Level