Professional Cookery (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


The NQ Professional Cookery (Level 5) course will prepare you for entry into the hospitality industry at a competent level, or as preparation for further study. The emphasis of this course is on gaining practical cookery skills and experience in the hospitality industry. The course is delivered in a well-equipped professional kitchen and training restaurant environment by experienced chef lecturers who have worked in a wide range of roles across the industry.

Units include:
Professional cookery: Practical; Food hygiene for the hospitality industry; Pastry; Food service styles; Stocks, sauces and soups; Problem solving and costing ; Local hospitality provision; Developing professional kitchen skills; Understanding fish and shellfish; Meal production and design; Menu design;
REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene; Safety in the professional kitchen;Garnishing and finishing dishes;
Healthy Cookery.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Progression Routes

NQ Professional Cookery (Level 6) or employment in the industry.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hospitality and Catering

SCQF Level