QQI Level 6 Certificate in Professional Cookery

If you want to become a chef then professional cookery is the course for you! It will equip you with the necessary experience to work in the Irish, European and international catering business. Graduates from this course are working in top class establishments around the world. You will have QQI Level 6 certification on completion.

About the course

Named Award: Advanced Certificate in Professional Cookery
Duration: 1 Year
Entry Reqirement: Only holders of Level 5 Certificate in Professional Cookery should apply to this course. Please contact the School directly if you do not have a level 5 qualification.
Programme Code: 6M2099


Course Contents:


Culinary Techniques


Hospitality Business Systems


Culinary Food Safety Management




International Cuisines


Producing a Culinary Event


Menu Design & Applied Nutrition


Pastry, baking & Desserts


Work Experience

Career Opportunities

This course is designed to prepare students for a career in the Hotel and Catering industry. This will lead them to senior positions as Chef de Partie, Sous Chef, Head Chef or Executive Chef.

Follow on Studies

Graduates may proceed to second year of the Bachelor of Business in Culinary Arts (Full-Time) if they fulfill the entry requirements of the Third Level Institution running the degree programme.

Modules are subject to change as determined by the IIHCS
All modules are QQI validated
This course is completed over one year and is subject to external evaluation by QQI