Food Preparation and Cooking SVQ

What is special about this course?

There are various attendance models available for students on this course. Please contact the college to discuss timetable arrangements on

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements but a desire to work in a customer service industry is essential.
  • Satisfactory interview

Students will learn how to work in the catering industry by assisting in Café at Morven in the production of vegetables, salads, and sandwiches. They will also develop customer care skills, and learn to work safely as part of a team.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

5 Months

Approximately five months

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso

Start date

September - January and January - June


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

What can I do on completion of my course?

SVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery in Thurso or Dornoch or SVQ Level 2 Hospitality in Burghfield Hotel, Dornoch.

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I want to start in 2019/20

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