Introduction to
Bakery & Professional Cookery Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 3/4

The perfect introduction to a range of professional cookery and bakery skills.


Why take this course?

This course gives students an opportunity to develop practical skills, knowledge and understanding in professional cookery and bakery to pursue further study or employment.

What you will experience

Practically you will cover a range of basic dishes including vegetables, fish & meat dishes as well as pastry, small cake products and various basic bread dough products. You will also look at how to maintain a safe and healthy work environment, how to work effectively as part of team and food safety.

Students in chef whites in kitchen

Key facts

Mode of study

Entry requirements

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, please view the specific English language requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On completion, students may wish to undertake the following courses at North East Scotland College:



This course is currently unavailable. Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information.

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