Professional Cookery

You will gain experience in a commercial catering setting and cover areas such as:

  • Health and safety
  • Hygiene
  • Preparation, cooking and presentation of dishes

Depending on the workplace, duties may also include cover table service, buffet, payments, customer care and ordering stock

Description:

This programme involves fortnightly day release to Shetland College.  An assessor will visit workplace to undertake work-based assessments.

Duration:

This programme may take up to two years for the Level 2 Modern Apprenticeship and up to a further three years for the Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship.

Delivery:

  • One day per month at Shetland College to cover theory element
  • Workplace assessments
  • Compilation of Portfolio of Evidence

Qualifications you will acquire:

  • Modern Apprenticeship in Hospitality
  • SCQF 5 Professional Cookery, Core Skills, two short courses (Health & Safety and Basic Food Hygiene)
  • SCQF 6 Professional Cookery, Core Skills, two short courses (Health & Safety and Intermediate Food Hygiene)
  • Elementary Health + Safety & Elementary Food Hygiene - SCQF 5
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene - SCQF 6
  • Core Skills

Personal qualities, skills and qualifications:

  • Applicants should have a good basic standard of education including National 4s and National 5s or General level Standard Grade. Home Economics at National 4/5 or Standard Grade level would be an advantage but is not essential
  • Applicants must have a good standard of personal hygiene
  • Applicants must also demonstrate a strong commitment to working within a catering environment
 
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