You will need three relevant Standard Grades at Foundation Level, or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 3 or equivalent.
Those without formal qualifications, but who have an interest in the subject area should also apply.
A place on the course is subject to an interview process.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for anyone with an interest in first level professional cookery.
What subjects will I be studying?
As the course progresses you will study the following subjects:
Prepare Vegetables for basic dishes
Prepare and cook fish
Prepare and cook meat and poultry
Prepare and cook pulses
Prepare and cook rice
Cook and finish simple bread and dough products
Prepare hot and cold sandwiches
Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure environment
Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
Food hygiene for the hospitality industry – Int 1
How will I be assessed?
You will undertake practical assessments and also work on class tests and theory elements.
How many days will I be in college?
Normally 3/4 days, however you will be given your timetable when you attend your Induction Day.
What can I do next?
Progression on to a wide range of relevant vocational courses at SCQF Level 5 or employment.
How do I fund my course?
You should apply for a Bursary. You can get a Bursary/EMA Application Pack from the Student Finance Office located in the Student Information Centre at Ayr Campus once you have been offered a place on the course.
Alternatively complete the form below and our Admissions Team will contact you.
Enquire About The Course
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