Services & Leisure Department

Professional Cookery

Professional Cookery 5M2088

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Optional Year 2

QQI Level 6 Available

    COURSE CONTENT

    The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to change due to availability and demand:

     

    • Personal Effectiveness
    • 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

    WHAT IS PROFESSIONAL COOKERY?

    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.

     

    CERTIFICATION

    • Professional Cookery 5M2088
    • HACCP

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Graduates 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 TU Dublin City Campus and other colleges. This QQI award will enable participants 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 TU Dublin Tallaght/Blanchardstown, Galway Mayo IT (GMIT), IT Tralee, Cork Institute of Technology, Letterkenny IT, Limerick IT, Waterford Institute of Technology, Shannon and other IT colleges.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    • Leaving Cert or LCA
    • Mature students of all backgrounds
    • Other equivalent qualification

    All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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    EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

    TU Dublin City Campus: TU942 Culinary Arts (Level 8, 4 Years)

    TU Dublin City Campus: TU944 Culinary Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

    TU Dublin City Campus: TU741 Baking and Pastry Arts Management (Level 7, 3 years)

    Dundalk Institute of Technology: DK650 Culinary Arts (Level 6, 2 years)

    COURSE FEES

    Course fees of €200 are to be paid before registration and include course materials, examination fees and a €30 non-refundable deposit.

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