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Professional Cookery - Advanced

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Kerry College of Further Education

Kerry College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M2099
QQI Award Code 6M2099 Professional Cookery
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This programme will present learners with the opportunity to develop practical culinary skills and an understanding of the requirements to work in the industry. Students will also develop an understanding of menu planning an meal service. On completion of this programme students will have the option to progress to direct employment or progress to further training.

What will you Study?

This programme will present learners with the opportunity to develop practical culinary skills and an understanding of the requirements to work in the industry. Students will also develop an understanding of menu planning an meal service. On completion of this programme students will have the option to progress to direct employment or progress to further training.

Culinary Food Safety Management
Culinary Techniques
Gastronomy
Hospitality Business Systems
Producing a Culinary Event
Pastry. Baking and Desserts
Menu Design and Applied Nutrition
International Cuisines
Work Experience
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
6M2099

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