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Professional Cookery Level 5

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge,skills and competence to work independently under supervision in a professional kitchen. Learners who complete this course generally enter employment or progress to study Culinary Arts at level 6.

Target Award

QQI Professional Cookery – 5M2088

Start Date: 26-08-2024 Hours/week: 28 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 40 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)

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 a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Personal Effectiveness Personal Effectiveness (5N1390) QQI
Work Practice Work Practice (5N1433) QQI
Food Science And Technology Food Science & Technology (5N0730) QQI
Menu Planning And Applied Nutrition Menu Planning & Applied Nutrition (5N2085) QQI
Meal Service Meal Service (5N0635) QQI
Pastry, Baking And Desserts Pastry, Baking & Desserts (5N2084) QQI
Cullinary Techniques Culinary Techniques (5N0630) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to work independently under supervision in a professional kitchen.


New Ross VTOS


Adult Education Centre, Butlersland, New Ross, Y34 AD63


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Miranda Ó Bolguidhir


051 425034