SVQ 2 Professional Cookery Units


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You will gain units from an internationally recognised qualification which demonstrates you have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out specific professional cookery roles successfully.

The units will focus on specific areas, techniques and skills and these are taught at a level required for working in a Professional kitchen. It is ideal for learners who have a passion for cookery and wish to pursue a career within the industry.

You will learn from experienced chefs that have worked for years in some of Scotland’s finest establishments, you will learn some tricks of the trade in our well equipped professional standard kitchens. We will teach you how to be able to put ingredients to their best use, and you will create some show stoppers, along with well balanced flavoursome dishes.


Level SCQF 5

Delivery Face-to-Face | Friday

Location Dornoch Campus

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

You will focus on increasing your skill level from what you have previously achieved, and complete units in bakery, vegetable preparation and knife skills. The vegetables you will prepare will then be used in other dishes that you will learn to make using other ingredients. You will practise various different techniques using your knife correctly and efficiently.

Where you can go...

On successful completion of this programme, learners may progress onto other SVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery units, this course can be studied full-time at North Highland College UHI.


Entry requirements

Student will need to have achieved or be working towards SCQF Level 5 courses and demonstrate a keen interest in cooking.  Applicants are expected to have achieved the SVQ1 Professional Cookery course.