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|QQI Award Code||5M2088 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. All of the culinary modules take place in the kitchens of DIT. (Dublin Institute of Technology)
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. All of the culinary modules take place in the kitchens of DIT.
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. 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.
Personal Effectiveness 5N1390
Meal Service 5N0635
Work Practice 5N1433
Pastry, Baking and Desserts 5N2048
Word Processing 5N1358
Menu Planning and Applied Nutrition
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Food Science and Technology 5N0730
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
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