Professional Cookery (Level 5)

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus, Stranraer Campus


Professional cookery has never been as popular as it is today. This course is an excellent opportunity for you to study and prepare for a career as a chef with excellent career opportunities and progression routes open to those who successfully achieve the qualification. The SCQF Level 5 Professional Cookery course gives you an opportunity to prepare, cook and serve a range of both sweet and savoury dishes in our industry standard training kitchen.

You will study:
Professional Cookery: Practical; Professional Cookery: Knowledge; Professional Cookery: Kitchen Operations; Food Hygiene for the Hospitality Industry; Pastry; Stocks, sauces and soups; Health and Safety for the Hospitality Industry.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English and Maths or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. All applicants must attend an Advice Session with interview prior to being offered a place on the course.

Progression Routes

Successful students can progress to Professional Cookery (SCQF Level 6).

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level