Hospitality - Culinary Skills 2 (Day Release) SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This course is aimed at Chefs already working in industry who are keen to progress to a senior role.  You will study 1 day per week over 1 year in the Beechtree Restaurant at UHI Moray.

By studying City & Guilds units, you will gain a high standard of cookery skills and have the option to learn other workplace essentials such as health and safety in a kitchen.

It is ideal for those chefs in industry who would like to continue or refresh their knowledge by undertaking topics within the qualification.

On completion of this course you will achieve a City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Culinary Skills.         

Special Features

  • The Culinary Skills qualifications are for anyone who works or aspires to work as a chef in the catering and hospitality sector
  • You can study flexibly 1 day per week over 1 year 
  • You will learn relevant skills
  • You will undertake hands-on practical training
  • You will gain a recognised City & Guilds qualification


Entry requirements

You must be employed in the hospitality industry and have a suitable level of experience and skill.

Units include:

  • Catering Operations Cost & Menu Planning
  • Prepare & Cook Poultry
  • Prepare & Cook Rice Pastas Grains & Egg Products
  • Prepare & Cook Hot and Cold Deserts and Puddings


Students would need to provide their own Chef whites.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

Face-to-face.  Delivered 1 day per week in the Beechtree Kitchen at the UHI Moray campus.  The day of attendance could vary week to week and there is flexibility in how this can be delivered.

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

Part-time: 130 hours

1 day (6 hours) per week

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

Flexible from September


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of this course, you could progress on to further study at SCQF Level 7 at the Hospitality and Tourism Academy at UHI Moray.

Is there more information available online?

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