Professional Cookery (Level 6)

UHI North, West and Hebrides


Fort William Campus, Portree Campus


Challenge your ability and extend your range of creative approaches to the preparation and display of food and you will be better prepared for a satisfying career in this booming industry sector.

This advanced course will focus on the more complicated aspects of food preparation, advanced cooking methods, menu planning, product knowledge and the importance of the “final plate up”.

The hospitality industry is vital to Scotland’s tourism sector and a key part of our economy. Hotels, bars, restaurants, canteens and cafes all require skilled chefs to plan, design and prepare food to the highest standards.

You will be based in the professional training kitchen in Fort William. Students will combine practical cooking days with classroom theory sessions each week.

Entry Requirements

Relevant subjects at National 5 or NC Professional Cookery with Hospitality (Level 5) is preferred. Applicants must have a passion for cookery and be willing to work hard and commit to the requirements of the course. All candidates will attend an interview.

Progression Routes

HNC Professional Cookery or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

34 weeks


Hospitality and Cookery

SCQF Level