Advanced Certificate in Hospitality and Professional Cookery

Course Content

This course provides an excellent opportunity to cross train for employment or further study within the hospitality industry. Learners will undertake a range of practical and theoretical units including Food Service Styles, Cost and Control in Hospitality; Food Hygiene; Customer Care Excellence; Alcoholic Beverages; Barista Skills; Food Hygiene; Practical Cookery; Pastry; Prepare and Cook Complex Desserts and Work Placement. The practical aspects of the course are facilitated in our Taste training restaurant and commercial kitchens providing a realistic learning environment. Learners provide a service to develop the necessary skills and knowledge required to achieve this qualification.

Entry Requirements

To have completed a NC at level 5 or a SVQ level 5 in Hospitality or Professional Cookery. A keen interest in hospitality and professional cookery with a view to progressing onto HNC Hospitality Operations or HNC Professional Cookery. Applicants may be asked to provide a reference.

Method of Assessment

Internal continuous assessments using various methods including open and closed book assessments, observations and projects.

Future Prospects

This course has been designed to meet the growing needs of the hospitality industry, allowing the learner the opportunity to go straight into employment or progress into HNC Hospitality Operations or HNC in Professional Cookery.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    28 Aug 2023

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Hospitality & Professional Cookery

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page