Course Description

Advanced Professional Cookery

Dunboyne College of Further Education

If you hold a QQI Level 5 Professional Cookery, then why not take the opportunity to undertake further studies in
advanced Professional Cookery. This course is designed to equip the student with the relevant knowledge, skills and competence to work using a range of specialised skills in a professional kitchen.
The course provides the student with an opportunity to obtain experience in a wide range of specialised areas such as food and beverage services, bakeries and busy restaurants, while gaining a sound general knowledge in areas needed to function in the hotel and catering environment.
This qualification can be used to gain advanced entry to degree programmes at Level 7 and 8.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Culinary Food Safety Management
• Culinary Techniques
• Gastronomy
• Hospitality Business Systems
• Producing a Culinary Event
• Pastry, Baking and Desserts
• Menu Design and Applied Nutrition
• Work Experience
• International Cuisines
• Entrepreneurship

• Level 6 Professional Cookery 6M2099

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Course Code 6M2099
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Cookery Courses
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 6 Advanced Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Course Start Date 16th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration 1 Year
Course Times Full time (2-3 days)
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Level 5 in Professional Cookery 5M2088 or equivalent • Mature students with relevant industry experience; • Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Career Path Graduates from the Level 6 programme may apply for advanced entry on a range of level 7 or level 8 degree programmes in many universities or technological universities around the country. Graduates of this course may fi nd 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 TUD City Campus and other colleges. This QQI award will enable students to apply and progress onto catering and tourism degree programmes in professional cookery, hospitality, bar supervision, front office management and tourism. In addition, holders of QQI Level 6 awards may also be able to apply for other degree courses under Higher Education Link Scheme. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: TUD City Campus: TU942 Culinary Arts (Level 8) TUD City campus: TU643 Culinary Arts (Level 6) TUD City Campus: TU944 Culinary Science (Level 8) TUD City Campus: TU741 Baking and Pastry Arts Management (Level 7) DKIT: DK650 Culinary Arts (Level 6) TUD Tallaght: TU742 Culinary Arts (Level 7) TUS Athlone: US930 Culinary Entrepreneurship (Level 8) Mary Immaculate College: MI015 Education, Home Economics and Business (Level 8)
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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