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Professional Cookery, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

Day Release SVQ Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 5

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time

Duration 42 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

Hospitality is a thriving and growing industry with job opportunities continuing to increase. This day-release course (a system allowing employees days off to go on educational courses) is perfect if you are already working in a professional kitchen environment. 

You will prepare food in our industry-standard kitchens and have access to top-of-the-range cooking equipment. Build your employability and teamwork skills as you explore professional cookery subjects in pastries, hot sauces and teamwork. These subjects will allow you to progress in your career and enhance your working abilities in this fast-paced and exciting industry.  

What you will learn

Units covered

  • Maintain Health and Safety in Hospitality
  • Cook and Finish Basic Poultry Dishes
  • Cook and Finish Basic Meat Dishes
  • Cook and Finish Basic Fish Dishes
  • Maintain and Handle Knives
  • Maintain Food Safety in a Kitchen Environment
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish Basic Cold and Hot Desserts
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish Basic Pastry Products
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish Basic Soups
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish Basic Hot Sauces
  • Work Effectively as Part of a Hospitality Team
  • Complete Kitchen Documentation

How the course is assessed

The course is assessed on an ongoing basis through the following methods;

  • open book
  • closed book
  • portfolios
  • practical observations. 

 

Number of days per week

  • 1 day per week over two years (we can be flexible with the day you attend but most candidates attend on a Wednesday).

Entry requirements

  • You must be working in a commercial kitchen to be eligible for this course. 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • SVQ in Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 6 on a day release basis.

Career options

  • This course will allow progression in your career and can lead to a promotion at work.

Take a tour of our training kitchens, Granton.

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Part time 26/08/24 42 Weeks

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