Course Description

Professional Cookery

Professional Cookery is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of One Year. Professional Cookery gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Professional Cookery at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.

This course will present learners with the opportunity to develop practical culinary skills and an understanding of the science of food and food hygiene. Students will also develop knowledge of changing kitchen technologies and the business aspects of cooking operations. In completing this course students will also gain an understanding of the theory and practice of Professional Cookery. All of the culinary modules take place in the kitchens of DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology).

The following modules will be offered:

  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Meal Service
  • Pastry, Baking & Desserts
  • Menu Planning & Applied Nutrition
  • Food Science & Technology
  • International Cuisines
  • Work Practice
  • Word Processing
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Food Science
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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsProfessional Cookery 5M2088
Course Start Date10th September 2018
Course End Date17th May 2019
Course DurationOne Year
Entry RequirementsLeaving Cert or LCA Mature Students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications Apply directly at
Carear PathGraduates of this course may find employment in hotels, restaurants, catering departments, cruise ships and airlines. Graduates will also be well prepared for further studies in the areas of hospitality, professional cookery, tourism and business in DIT and other colleges. This QQI award will enable participants to apply and progress onto the following newly developed level 6 suite of hotel, catering and tourism programmes in professional cookery, hospitality, bar supervision, front office management and tourism. In addition, holders of QQI Level 5 awards may also be able to apply for other degree courses under Higher Education Link Schemes especially in linked courses in DIT and IT Tallaght
Course Code5M2088
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