Learn the basic skills and knowledge of food preparation and cooking. Achieve a recognised professional qualification for working in the catering industry equipping you to work as commis chef or chef de partie.
Students will spend 2 days per week in the college, developing practical kitchen skills and underpinning knowledge as well as spending an additional 2 days per week working in a professional kitchen environment.
All students will complete 14 units from the SQA course framework:
10 Optional units chosen from the following:
Students will spend 2 days per week in the college.
In order to allow sufficient opportunities to practice and develop their skills, students will be expected to spend an additional 2 days per week working in a professional kitchen environment. This may be via a student's existing employment, otherwise a suitable work placement will be identified by the college. In either case, the 2 work placement days must be unpaid by the employer.
1 year full-time - 2 days per week in college, 2 days per week in work placement or existing employment
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Professional Cookery SVQ Level 3.
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