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

Fees

Study mode  Scottish Fee RUK* Fee International Fee
Full-time £1790 £5970 £5970
Part-time (per credit/module) £156 £522.50 £522.50

Full-Time Study

Full-time students will automatically receive the fee waiver if they are eligible from the information they have provided on their course application form.

If you have been living in the UK for at least three years, are an ordinary resident in Scotland before the course start date it is likely that you will not have to pay fees for your full-time course. Please check our fee waiver policy for more information.

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor on what you require.

Please get in touch with nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

*Rest of UK (students typically domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man), with a term-time address in Scotland.

Part-Time Study

A Fee Waiver could be available to help with the payment of course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our fee waiver policy to see if you are eligible.

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor.

Please contact nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk  if you have any further questions on fees.

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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I would like to study this course in:
Dornoch
Thurso

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North Highland. UHI North Highland 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.