North Highland College UHI

      Full Tijme Professional Cookery Higher National Certificate

      North Highland College UHI
      In Caithness

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      Important information

      Typology HNC
      Location Caithness (Scotland)
      Duration 1 Year
      • HNC
      • Caithness (Scotland)
      • Duration:
        1 Year
      Description

      Full time, part time, flexible study course available at The NHC-Thurso and The NHC-Dornoch

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
      On request
      Caithness
      Main Centre, Ormlie Road, Thurso, KW14 7EE, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
      Starts On request
      Location
      Caithness
      Main Centre, Ormlie Road, Thurso, KW14 7EE, Highlands and Islands, Scotland

      To take into account

      · Requirements

      If you have one Higher or experience of working in the Hotel industry or a relevant SVQ such as Food Preparation and Cooking or a gSVQ qualification

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      Annette Munro-Sharma
      1.0 01/08/2015
      What I would highlight: There as a good variety of subjects to learn.
      What could be improved: This college had just amalgamated with to others. It was the first time they had done this HNC. It as badly organised which put unnecessary pressure on the students. The teachers were unprepared and stressed. Things and classes were constantly being swapped about and changed.
      Would you recommend this course?: No
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      What you'll learn on the course

      Professional Cookery

      Course programme

      PROFESSIONAL COOKERY Higher National Certificate
      Qualification Higher National Certificate Professional Cookery

      SCQF level : 7

      Availability
      • Thurso
      • Dornoch
      • Flexible study
      Start Annually in September

      Duration One academic year full time; longer if studied part-time or by flexible study

      Career Enhanced career prospects. Other higher-level courses available at other participating colleges or universities

      Curriculum areas
      Hospitality

      Course summary Full time, part time, flexible study course available at The NHC-Thurso and The NHC-Dornoch

      Course description
      Who can join?
      If you have one Higher or experience of working in the Hotel industry or a relevant SVQ such as Professional Cookery, or Food Preparation and Cooking or a gSVQ qualification

      How do I attend?
      The course is full time over one academic session or part time over a longer period. In Thurso the course runs from September to June. In Dornoch it is based in Burghfield House in Dornoch which is run as a real working hotel. The course runs from October to April, giving you a unique opportunity to gain experience in the different departments of the hotel. It is also possible to gain this qualification if you are in a suitable job as the copurse has been designed to make attendance as flexible as possible. Start/end dates are different at Thurso and Dornoch: you will be given the dates if your application for a place is successful.

      What will I study?
      The subjects studied are the same, whether you attend on a full time or part time basis. They cover many aspects of cookery, including hot and cold kitchen production. Also included are other necessary subjects such as control systems, food classification and purchase.

      What could I do next?
      It may be possible to progress to a Supervisory-level course or the HND Culinary Arts course at another college.

      How do I join?
      Course Fees for Part Time Students

      The units which count towards this qualification are available on an individual basis, making it possible for part time students to gather sufficient units to achieve the award, albeit over a longer period.

      You may not have to pay any fees for these units if you qualify for a fee waiver, for instance if you are eligible for certain benefits. See the college's Fee Waiver Policy in the resources area of the website.

      It is possible to use a current Individual Learning Account (ILA200) to pay for these units as you come to study them.

      Part time students may also possible qualify for the ILA500, which is a £500 grant for students studying HNC, HND, Degree and taught Postgraduate courses. You must study units totally 40 Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework (SCQF) credits or more a year.


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