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Advanced Professional Cookery (Level 6)

Course Description

This programme will present learners with an opportunity to enter employment in the food industry. This programme offers the student a wide knowledge in kitchen skills , food nutrition and hospitality systems preparing the student for the hospitality industry.

Course Duration

One Year

Course Content

Year 1

  • Culinary Techniques
  • Pastry, Baking and Desserts
  • Gastronomy
  • Hospitality Business Systems
  • International Cuisine
  • Producing a Culinary Event
  • Culinary Food Safety Management
  • Work Practice
  • Menu Planning & Applied Nutrition 

Awarding Body

QQI - Quality and Qualifications Ireland

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements for On-Line Applicants:

  • Leaving Certificate, LCVP, LCA or a level 5 certificate in related area of learning
  • or have reached the age of 18. 
  • Mature student

If the criteria above does not apply, you will be called for an information interview to secure a place on the programme. 


Work Experience

You will leave KCFE with relevant work experience in your chosen industry. The work experience programme provides you with an invaluable opportunity to get hands on experience and a solid feel for your future career area.  

Career Opportunities

Students who complete this course successfully can enter the workforce in a variety of diverse roles. Options may include Hotels, Restaurants, bars as well as various hospitality industry settings

Course Fees

All students are required to pay the €10 application fee and €150 registration fee. Both of these fees are non-refundable. Students are also required to pay the €200 Government Levy (exemptions with valid medical card or evidence that you qualify for Maintenance Grant/Back to Education Allowance). Additional course specific fees will apply. Details of course specific fees are available on request from college office or when you apply online.


  • QQI Level 6 in Professional Cookery - 6M2099

Maintenance Grants

Applications To:
Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) a unit of City of Dublin VEC through

Enquiries & Applications

For enquiries and applications please refer to contact methods above or click the apply button below.

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