Professional Cookery Skills SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

Are you interested in working in a professional kitchen or do you want to improve on what you already know?

With this part time cookery course you will expand your advanced cooking skills and learn new and challenging techniques and recipes. Widen your knowledge of ingredients both fresh and dry, whilst investigating the importance of healthy eating and food hygiene and the roles they play in commercial kitchens.

Entry requirements

Experience in the industry or a cookery qualification at level 5.

  • food hygiene for the hospitality industry
  • meat and poultry 2
  • food production and presentation skills
  • menu planning

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Vocational Pathway

How long will my course last?


November - April, 1 day per week for 17 weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • Portree

Start date

Check your local college centre or our Admissions Team for details.




Funding may be available, call your local college centre for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You could consider our PDA in Professional Cookery. Alternatively you could take your new skills straight in to employment.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Professional Cookery Skills SCQF Level 6

I want to start in 2022/23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI West Highland. UHI West Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.