Professional Cookery SVQ3

What is special about this course?

This SVQ Level 3 in Professional Cookery course is based at the House of Morven, part of the main campus in Thurso which is also the home of Flagstones, our training restaurant. It is also based in Burghfield House, the college's training restaurant in Dornoch. 

Entry requirements

  • Advanced cookery skills including cooking and finishing complex dishes
  • Kitchen management skills: maintaining a safe secure environment and taking a responsible role within a kitchen team
  • Students will also contribute menus served in both training restaurants

There will be the opportunity to achieve a REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate during the course.

Opportunities include helping and catering for the Young Highland Chef competition and attendance at the annual chef conference in Glasgow.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Distance learning
  • Flexible
  • Day release

You will attend the training restaurant on the main campus in Thurso or Burghfield House, Dornoch. 

How long will my course last?

1 year full time, longer part time.

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso
    • Dornoch

Start date



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 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  if you have any further questions on fees.

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