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, experienced lecturers, you will have an understanding of what skills are reuqired to work in the catering industry.

After completion of this course you will have achieved SVQ Level 1 Food and Beverage Service (Level 4) and SVQ Level 1 Food Preparation and Cooking (Level 4).


Entry requirements

Mature Students

  • No formal entry requirements
  • Evidence of an interest in the 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 fihs
  • food safety
  • health and safety
  • teamwork
  • table and tray service
  • counter service
  • customer service

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?

  • Beechwood Campus

Start date

  • August 

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?

  • SVQ level 2 Professional Cookery
  • 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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