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Professional Cookery SVQ3


Why should I consider an SVQ3 Professional Cookery course?

Do you want to continue to build upon your food preparation and cooking skills? Do you want enhance your career prospects with a formal qualification that will help you progress within the hospitality industry? Do you want to work towards a recognised professional qualification which will form a solid base for further study at SVQ3 level and beyond? If yes, then SVQ3 Professional Cookery is the right course for you. Taught full-time, this course is designed to build upon and strengthen the skills you have already acquired to create a very practically based and advanced working knowledge of the professional cookery environment. The course will require students to study for two days a week in college – one day in the kitchen and one day in the classroom. The remaining three days will be spent in the professional kitchen workplace honing and refining your skills. The course will introduce the following required areas: •

Develop productive working relationships with colleagues

Maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment

Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food

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Prepare fish, meat and poultry for complex dishes

Cook and finish complex fish, meat, poultry and vegetable dishes

Prepare, cook and finish complex hot sauces

Prepare, cook and finish dressings and cold sauces

You will also be required to complete four additional units from a list which will include: prepare shellfish for complex dishes, cook and finish complex game dishes, prepare and cook fresh pasta dishes, prepare and cook complex pastry products and prepare and process complex chocolate products. You will be able to choose those areas which interest you specifically.

Where will I study?

The course will be taught at your local centre.

What qualifications do I need to enrol on this course? Potential students will be expected to have completed SVQ2 Professional Cookery. Alternatively, if you are a chef with considerable experience of producing basic dishes you may well be considered for this course.

How can I continue to develop and broaden my Professional Cookery skills? A natural next steps for those students who wish to develop and broaden their skills further would be SVQ3 Hospitality Supervision and Leadership.

Argyll College UHI At Argyll College UHI we apply stateof-the-art information technologies – including high-speed internet access and video conferencing facilities – to allow as many students as possible to study throughout Argyll’s dispersed communities. What’s more, as one of the 13 colleges and research institutions that make up the newly formed University of the Highlands and Islands, we can now offer our students even better access to a wide choice of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. This is in addition to our existing, prolific range of vocational, full and parttime further education courses. Argyll College UHI has 13 centres throughout the Argyll region and you can also look at studying many courses at home if you wish. You choose what you study and how you study it.

To find out more about this course simply contact your nearest centre. Arran Tel: 01770 600 152 Oban Tel: 01631 559 500 Cairndow Tel: 01499 600 141 Campbeltown Tel: 01631 559 670 Craignish Tel: 01546 600 070 Dunoon Tel: 01369 707 182 Fionnphort Tel: 01681 700 377 Islay Tel: 01496 810 130 Lochgilphead Tel: 01546 600 070 Rothesay Tel: 01700 501 000 Tiree Tel: 01879 220 372 Tobermory Tel: 01688 302 801 All Argyll College UHI centres are fully accessible for those students with disabilities

SVQ3 Professional Cookery  

Do you want to continue to build upon your food preparation and cooking skills? Do you want enhance your career prospects with a formal qual...