Dunboyne College of Further EducationProfessional Cookery QQI Level 5

Professional Cookery QQI Level 5

1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Academic year Sept 2023 - May 2024

Course description

Professional Cookery
Professional Cookery 5M2088

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.


  • 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


  • Professional Cookery 5M2088

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.


TUD City Campus TU942 Culinary Arts (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD City Campus TU944 Culinary Science (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD City Campus: TU741 Baking and Pastry Arts Management (Level 7, 3 years) Dundalk Institute of Technology: DK650 Culinary Arts (Level 6, 2 years) TUD Tallaght: TU742 Culinary Arts (Level 7, 3 Years) Athlone IT: AL849 Culinary Entrepreneurship (Level 8, 4 Years)

Leaving Cert or LCA
Mature students of all backgrounds
Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed
regardless of previous qualifications.

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

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