Professional Cookery - NPA4 SCQF Level 4
What is special about this course?
The Introduction to Professional Cookery at SCQF level 4 is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge required to progress onto the National Certificate (NC) in Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 or to seek employment in hospitality and catering industry. On completion, learners will be able to make informed decisions on suitable progression routes that match their abilities, aspirations, and goals.
Learners would not be expected to have any formal qualifications or experience at this level although an interest in and understanding of the hospitality industry would be advantageous.
The course consists of four units:
- Food preparations techniques, an introduction
- Food hygiene for the hospitality industry
- Cookery processes. an introduction
- Craft baking, an introduction
How will I study my course?
Training kitchen-based practical course with supported online study, both directed and self-directed study.
How long will my course last?9 Weeks
Where can I study my course?
- UHI Outer Hebrides
- UHI Outer Hebrides (Stornoway Campus)
Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023, subject to Scottish Government approval. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.
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Free to GME parents, NHS, CnEs staff, and UHI Outer Hebrides staff
What can I do on completion of my course?
National Certificate (NC) Professional Cookery (SCQF Level 5)
Employment in catering sector – professional kitchens.
Is there more information available online?
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“This Level 4 National Progression Award (NPA) run over 9 weeks will act as an access course for those people keen to develop a career in the catering industry. This course will be a good first step that will provide participants with the base knowledge and skills in professional cookery. It can be a platform to progression onto higher level studies and even out into trainee posts within professional kitchens within the industry.”
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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Outer Hebrides. Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023, subject to Scottish Government approval. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study. UHI Outer Hebrides 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.