Professional Cookery at SCQF Level 5

This qualification covers areas such as workplace health and safety; food safety; standards of behaviour in hospitality; team working; and preparing and cooking a wide range of ingredients to produce basic dishes.This qualification has been designed in partnership with People 1st, the Sector Skills Council for the hospitality industry, to ensure relevance to the sector.SVQs are based on National Occupational Standards. SQA works in partnership with other organisations to ensure that National Occupational Standards (NOS) are relevant to the current and future needs of Scottish industries

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The course comprises four mandatory and eight optional units.


Where do they take place?In the workplace - our Assessor will visit. If required,additional training and support can be provided at one of our Border college sites.When are the start dates?All year round.


Scottish Borders, Edinburgh and Lothians

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Entry requirements

Candidates should be in a job or placement where they are carrying out tasks and responsibilities which allow them to gather the required evidence.No prior qualifications are required to undertake this qualification, although experience and /or knowledge of the hospitality industry would be an advantage.


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