Learn the more advanced skills and knowledge required for a career in a professionsl kitchen. Achieve a recognised professional qualification for working in the catering industry equipping you to work as a chef.
Students will spend 2 days per week in the college, developing practical kitchen skills and underpinning knowledge and also additional 2 days per week working in a professional kitchen environment.
You should have achieved SVQ Level 2 in Professional Cookery. Alternatively if you are a chef with considerable proven experience you may be considered for this course.
All students will complete the following 12 mandatory units from the SQA course framework:
Students will also complete 4 optional units to be agreed with the course team.
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.
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1 year ( 2 days in college 2 days at work per week)
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