Parttime Classroom Generic programmes and qualifications

Cooking Healthy Food (QQI Level 2)

In this basic skills course, you will explore cookery skills connected to nutrition, food choice and preparation.

This course is suitable for beginners, and can be a first step back into adult education.

This course is especially for you if you have less than Junior Cert, or less than secondary school education. The group will be small, non-judgmental, welcoming and confidence-boosting.

Target Award

QQI General Learning – P2GL0

Start Date: 09-10-2024 Hours/week: 02 Hrs 30 Mins Duration: 29 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 1 when accessing a Level 2 programme.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements.

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate an elementary range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course and be able to work under direction.

Module Award Body
Food Choice And Health Food Choice & Health (M2H16) QQI
1) Participate in the preparation of healthy meals, eg breakfast and lunch /dinner
2) Sort familiar foods according to food group, eg fruit/vegetable, meat/fish, dairy
3) Describe typical foods and drinks associated with a well balanced diet
4) List common consequences of good diet eg, healthy heart, strong bones, clear skin, dental health
5) Identify common safe practices associated with food preparation and storage, eg separating raw/cooked meat in a domestic fridge
6) Demonstrate appropriate food hygiene and safety practices


North Wexford Adult Literacy


Bunclody FETC, Ryland Road, Bunclody, Y21 E7P0


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Anne McDonnell