Professional Cookery SVQ2

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to prepare you to be industry ready for the fastest growing sector in the country. 

You will develop the skills, knowledge and confidence needed for a busy kitchen environment through a mix of college study, including working in the Training Restaurant and refectory in the new campus, visits to food suppliers, restaurants and hoteliers in the local area. Seminars from top industry experts and an opportunity to undertake work experience in some of the most prestigious outlets in the Highlands. Completion of this course will enable you to move onto the SVQ 3 Professional Cookery - day release.

Entry requirements

It would be helpful but not essential to have successful completion of SVQ 1 Professional Cookery and appropriate work experience would be taken into account.

This year-long programme includes a range of interesting and relevant subjects: Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland Elementary Food Hygiene and a college Health and Safety certificate. Professional practice is an integral part of the course which is carried out in Training Restaurant. You will also study five Core Skills, including communication, ICT and numeracy, which can help you to gain the essential skills required for life, learning and employment.

Content includes -

  • preparation and cooking of a range of:
    • soups
    • sauces
    • vegetables
  • hot and cold desserts
  • fish, meat and poultry dishes

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Day release

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Full-time. Can be available as block or day release

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment through the use of e-learning portfolio and classroom assessment.

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date

  • August
  • 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?

  • SVQ level 3 Professional Cookery
  • Employment in related industry.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Professional Cookery SVQ2

I want to start in 2017/18

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