Professional Cookery Level 4 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 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 Food and Beverage Service and SCQF Level 4 Food Preparation and Cooking.


Entry requirements

School Leavers

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

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


  • Prepare and cook meat and poultry
  • Prepare and cook fish
  • Food safety
  • Health and safety
  • Prepare and clear areas for food and beverage service
  • Personal behaviour
  • Team work

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time


How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

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

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Apply for Professional Cookery Level 4 SVQ 1

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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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