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

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What can I do on completion of my course?

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