• Professional Cookery

    NPA Professional Cookery (Level 4)

  • Eligible Schools:

    East and South Ayrshire Schools

    This is a course for school pupils

  • Location/Day/Time

    Ayr Campus

    Monday and Wednesday 2pm - 4pm

    Kilmarnock Campus

    Tuesday and Thursday 2pm - 4pm

    Duration: 1 years

Who is the Course for

If you are interested in cookery (or think you might be) and want to learn from the professionals, then this is the course for you.

What is the Course About

In this hands-on course, you will learn a variety of food preparation techniques and cookery processes ranging from home baking to preparing healthy dishes. This course also includes Cake Decoration where you will learn, for example, coating, piping, and modelling.

What do you Need

You need to have an interest in cooking and not be afraid to stand for periods of time! You also need to wear a protective uniform in the kitchen and bring something to take the food you make home.

How will I be Assessed

The majority of the assessment will be practical and some will take place in the classroom.

Next Steps

You may progress to:

Introduction to Hospitality; Introduction to Professional Cookery or NPA Professional Cookery 5

What do current students say

““I really loved the course, and it was brilliant being in a real professional kitchen – it helped me to decide this is what I want to do when I leave school.””.

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Start Date

10 Jun 2019




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