Course Details

SVQ in Access to Professional Cookery SCQF Level 4

SCQF Level 4

Looking for a career in a professional kitchen or catering outlet? This course will help you develop the skills needed for working in a professional kitchen. You will be learning on the job from day one in our new Levenmouth Campus. We prepare, cook and serve food to the students, staff and visitors of the campus from our brand new kitchens. You will learn the importance of customer care and how to work in a team along with lots of great experiences both in and out of College.

What You Study

Topics include:

  • Food Production
  • Food Safety and security
  • Food Hygiene
  • Food service
  • Working in a Team and Problem Solving
  • Essential Skills

Duration and Attendance

Full time – 18 weeks.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required for this programme but a strong interest in cooking and developing a career in the hospitality industry.

Further Study

  • SVQ Level 1 Food Preparation and Cooking
  • NQ Professional Cookery (with additional qualifications)

Career Opportunities

  • Commis Chef
  • Trainee Chef
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Food and Beverage Assistant

Student Expenses

Knife Set - £30.

Application Process

  • Online application
  • Satisfactory Personal Statement
  • Successful Interview

Funding Information

For information on how to apply for funding for your course fees to be paid, funding options and other financial support available, please visit our Financing Your Studies page in our Student Information section.

This course is currently offered on the date(s) and venue(s) listed below.

Method of Study Starts* Ends* Based at

While we make every attempt to ensure the accuracy of course information, this is subject to change, as part of our continuous improvement process.

*Start and End dates refer to the week commencing date and the actual date could be any date within that week.

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