Professional Cookery SVQ1

What is special about this course?

This SVQ Level 1 Professional cookery is perfect as an introduction to working in a professional kitchen. You will learn basic preparation methods and kitchen etiquette which is essential in any professional kitchen.

Entry requirements

You must demonstrate a desire to work in a professional kitchen and have a passion for food. An offer to study this course is also subject to a satisfactory interview. 

This qualification covers areas such as:

  • Workplace health and safety
  • Food safety
  • Standards of behaviour in hospitality
  • Team working
  • Preparing and cooking a wide range of ingredients

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

6 Months

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso
    • Dornoch


For the latest information on fees please see our Tuition Fees information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You may wish to progress onto our SVQ level 2 in Professional Cookery at SCQF level 5 or look for employment within the hospitality sector as a kitchen assistant or trainee chef.

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