Course Description

Professional Cookery

This programme will present the learner with the opportunity to develop practical culinary skills and an    understanding of the requirements to work in the hospitality industry.

     What Will I Study?

  • Culinary Techniques (5N0630)
  • Food Science and Technology (5N0730)
  • Meal Service (5N0635)
  • Menu Planning and Applied Nutrition (5N2085)
  • Pastry, Baking and Desserts (5N2084)
  • Personal Effectiveness (5N1390)
  • Word Processing (5N1358)
  • Work Practice (5N1433)
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryCulinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course End Date30th May 2025
Course Duration38 Weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate, LCVP, LCA or a Level 4 Certificate or have reached the age of 18 Competent written and spoken English (CEFR Level B1 or higher) If above criteria is not met, you may be called for an information interview Mature students are welcome
Carear PathGraduates of this course can enter the workforce in a variety of diverse roles in hotels, restaurants, bars as well as various hospitality industry settings. If you complete a QQI major award with Kerry College, you may use your results to progress to third level (University, Technological University or Institute of Technology). You should check individual university websites for specific entry criteria for courses. There is a separate section on the CAO application for applying using your QQI results from Kerry College in the same way you use your Leaving Certificate results. You may also apply under the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available each year.
Course Code412128
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