Professional Cookery - NPA5 SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

This course covers areas such as safe working practices, food preparation techniques, cookery processes, dish composition and balance, portion control and how to adapt dishes to meet nutritional requirements.

The course consists of four units: 

  • Professional cookery, practical work - double unit
  • Pastry
  • Food Hygiene for the hospitably industry 

Equipment

  • A relevant qualification at Level 4 or equivalent relevant experience in the catering industry would be advantageous
  • You must have an interest in the Hospitality Industry.

How will I study my course?

    Training will be delivered face to face in the UHI Outer Hebrides training kitchens with our hospitality team.  


    How long will my course last?


    7 Weeks

    Where can I study my course?

      • UHI Outer Hebrides
      • UHI Outer Hebrides (Stornoway Campus)

    Start date

    22nd Aug 2022

    Fees

    Costs as advertised.

    Additional costs

    £75, some students may be entitled to support with college fees for more information please contact adminle@uhi.ac.uk for more information

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    The National Progression Award in Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 is designed to equip candidates with the skills and knowledge required to progress onto full-time college programmes such as the National Certificate (NC) in Professional Cookery at SCCF level 6 or to seek employment in the hospitality and catering industry, eg as commis chef/chef apprentice. The NPA is aimed at candidates who may be interested in pursuing a career in the catering industry but who have limited prior experience of cookery.

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    "I think the teaching is relaxed, safe, and informative which is really nice as no one will get annoyed at you if you are struggling with anything. I was struggling with pastry rolling and had to re-do it more than once, James the tutor, was always there to show me and help." Robert Scott

    Apply for Professional Cookery - NPA5 SCQF Level 5

    Please contact our Admin team for further information on:

    01851 770 000
    or
    adminle@uhi.ac.uk

    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Outer Hebrides. 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.

    This course covers areas such as safe working practices, food preparation techniques, cookery processes, dish composition and balance, portion control and how to adapt dishes to meet nutritional requirements.