Course Description

This course will present students 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.

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

• Personal Eff ectiveness
• International Cuisines
• Meal Service
• Work Practice
• Pastry, Baking and Desserts
• Word Processing
• Menu Planning and Applied Nutrition
• Safety and Health at Work
• Food Science and Technology
• Culinary Techniques

• Level 5 Professional Cookery 5M2088

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Course Code 5M2088
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Cookery Courses
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 17th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration One Year
Course Times Full time
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Professional Cookery 5M2088
Entry Requirements ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Career Path 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 the Level 6 award in 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 TUD Tallaght/ Blanchardstown and other technological universities around the country EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: TUD City Campus: TU942 Culinary Arts (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD City campus:TU643 Culinary Arts (Level 6, 2 Years) TUD City Campus: TU944 Culinary Science (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD City Campus: TU741 Baking and Pastry Arts Management (Level 7, 3 years) DKIT: DK650 Culinary Arts (Level 6, 2 years) TUD Tallaght: TU742 Culinary Arts (Level 7, 3 Years) TUS Athlone: US930 Culinary Entrepreneurship (Level 8, 4 Years) Mary Immaculate College: MI015 Education, Home Economics and Business (Level 8, 4 Years) Crumlin College: Culinary Arts Professional Cookery (Level 6)
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Dunboyne College of Further Education
Dunboyne Business Park
Dunboyne, Meath
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