Professional Cookery and Hospitality (Certificate)

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This course is the perfect way to start your career in professional cookery and the hospitality industry. You will learn basic practical skills from food preparation through to food service. This course is all about hands-on learning, teamwork, and building confidence. You will be able to produce great food for the students, staff, and visitors in our purpose-built kitchens and bistro facilities. Work placement is an integral part of the course and will build your employability skills ready for the world of work.

Topics Include:
Hospitality: Working in the Hospitality Industry; Hospitality: Working in the Professional Kitchen; Hospitality: Working Front of House; Hospitality: Introduction to Events; Food Preparation Techniques; Cookery Processes, An Introduction; Craft Baking An Introduction ; Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry; Working with Others; Local Hospitality Provision; Hospitality: Organisation of Practical Skills; Work Placement.

Entry Requirements

Three subjects at National 3; interview.

Progression Routes

NC Professional Cookery (Level 5) or Intermediate Certificate Bakery.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Culinary Arts and Hospitality

SCQF Level