Practical Cookery National 5


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Are you ready to build on the skills you’ve already acquired with us? Explore new and more challenging techniques and recipes. Learn about the importance of organisation and planning in the kitchen. Widen your knowledge of ingredients both fresh and dry. Understand the importance of respecting dietary requirements and how to cook sustainably by using fresh fruit and vegetables when they are in season. You will investigate the importance of healthy eating and food hygiene and the roles they play in commercial kitchens.


Level SCQF 5

Delivery Face to Face


Location Ullapool HS Training Kitchen

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

You will cover skills from studying:

  • Cookery Skills
  • Techniques and Processes
  • Understanding and Using Ingredients
  • Organisational Skills for Cooking

What next...

You could consider studying our NC Professional Cookery in Fort William or similar courses elsewhere when you leave school.


Entry requirements...

Ideally, you will already have been working with us at National 4 level.