Food Preparation, Cooking and Food Service SVQ 1

What is special about this course?

This course will teach you to be industry-ready for this fast paced environment. Our bespoke learning centre in the new training restaurants will motivate and enhance your learning and skills. Working with professional chefs,and experienced lecturers, you will have an understanding of what skills are required to work in the catering industry.

After completion of this course you will have achieved SCQF Level 4 Professional Cookery.


Entry requirements

Mature Students

  • No formal entry requirements
  • Evidence of an interest in this subject should be demonstrated in your personal statement
  • Work experience will be considered

School Leavers

  • All applicants will be interviewed to assess their interest and ability in cookery.

Subjects include:-

  • prepare and cook meat and poultry
  • prepare and cook fish
  • prepare vegetables
  • food safety
  • health and safety
  • teamwork
  • prepare and clear areas for food and beverage service
  • provide a food and beverage service
  • maintain standards of personal behaviour in hospitality

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

18 Weeks

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment through classroom assessment.

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date

  • January

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • SCQF Level 5 Professional Cookery
  • SCQF Level 5 Food and Beverage Service/Hospitality and Events Operations
  • Employment in the hospitality industry

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Food Preparation, Cooking and Food Service SVQ 1

I want to start in 2017/18

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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