Professional Cookery Level 5

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Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC
Academic year Sept 2020 - May 2021

Course description

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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.

Course Content
The following modules will be offered:
• Personal Effectiveness • International Cuisines
• Meal Service • Work Practice
• Pastry, Baking and Desserts • Word Processing
• Menu Planning & Applied Nutrition • Safety and Health at Work
• Food Science and Technology • Culinary Techniques

Professional Cookery 5M2088

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 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. DIT, Galway Mayo IT (GMIT),
IT Tralee, Cork Institute of Technology, Letterkenny IT, Limerick IT,
Waterford IT, Shannon and other IT colleges.

Higher Education Progression
DIT: DT407 Culinary Arts (Level 8, 4 Years)
DIT: DT418 Baking and Pastry Arts Management (Level 7, 3 years)
Dundalk IT: DK650 Culinary Arts (Level 6, 2 years)

Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other
equivalent qualification • All applicants will be interviewed regardless
of previous qualifications • Apply directly at

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