Throughout the course you will develop relevant skills in the areas of cookery processes, food preparation, finishing techniques, food service, food hygiene and Scottish Licence Law. Students will also gain excellent culinary skills, build on their knowledge and will participate in a range of internal and external catering events to allow them to perform in a real working situation. You will also have the opportunity to take part in work experience through links with the college. Graduates from this course invariably go on to find employment, several work in Michelin standard restaurants or go on to start their own business.
Students will also have the opportunity to achieve the Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate as well as the Scottish Personal Licence Certificate.
Example modules: Food Classification and Purchase; Hospitality Financial and Control Systems; Production Cookery: Cold Kitchen; Sweets and Desserts; Hospitality Supervision.
2 Highers at CC plus English and Maths at National 5; Professional Cookery (City and Guilds) Diploma Level 1 and 2 preferred.