What is special about this course?
Modern Apprenticeships offer anyone aged over 16 paid employment combined with the opportunity to train for jobs across a wide range of sectors. They are an exciting way of gaining skills and qualifications that will help to start a career without having to study full time.
All the Modern Apprenticeship frameworks are developed by the appropriate sector skills council in consultation with their industry. Modern Apprenticeship frameworks can also be used as the basis for training more established employees.
Off the job learning usually takes place through colleges or training providers.
Here at Moray College UHI we offer a range of Modern Apprenticeships across a range of sectors and work closely with a number of employers within the Highlands and Islands areas.
This advanced SCQF Level 6 (SVQ Level 3) is aimed at those already in employment in a professional kitchen, or who have achieved the entrance requirements and wish to reinforce and develop their knowledge and skills. The aim of the course is to provide students with necessary modern practical skills to meet the demands of employers within the Hospitality industry.
Students will complete a range of units, according to their interests, career ambitions and any previous studies/experience.
Relevant SCQF Level 5 (formerly SVQ Level 2) award.
Mature candidates with appropriate industrial experience will also be considered.
Units will include:
Establish and Develop Positive Working Relationships in Hospitality
Maintain the Health, Hygiene, Safety and Security of the Working Environment
Maintain Food Safety when Storing, Preparing and Cooking Food
Preparing, Cooking and Finishing Complex Fish, Meat, Poultry, Vegetable Dishes, Sauces, Hot and Cold Desserts, Menu Planning
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Moray College UHI
The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.
Funding from Skills Development Scotland to contribute towards the cost of the apprentices training under the Modern Apprenticeship programme is available for all young people aged 16 – 19 for all frameworks. Funding may also be available for young people between the ages of 20 – 24 and 25+. This is dependent on the frameworks and sectors and can change annually.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Further study may include HNC Professional Cookery. Employment as an Assistant Chef or Chef de Partie.
Is there more information available online?
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