Level: MQF Level 5
Course Duration: 2 Semesters
At Higher National Diploma Level in Food Preparation & Production, students will further enhance their area of specialisation and build further on their supervisory/ leadership skills. The course emphasises on specialised concepts, creativity and innovation within the culinary sector.
This programme of study includes:
- Introduction to E-Commerce
- Pastry Production
- Kitchen & Larder Production
- Technical skills kitchen
- Technical skills in Pastry & Baking
- The Art of Butchery which includes external visits
- Doing a Research Project in Tourism & Hospitality
- Advanced Studies in Kitchen & Larder
- Advanced Studies in Pastry & Baking
- Food & Beverage Management
- Food safety Management
- Digital Imagery & Compositing
Key Learning Outcomes
Maintain health and safety practices in a kitchen environment and be able to follow and carry out the necessary Hygiene & Safety procedures.
Prepare and produce dishes at the right temperature, using well-balanced ingredients and served to the exact consistency.
Implement recipe costing and Standard Operating Procedures.
Practice and offer a variety of complex and creative hot and cold dishes, desserts, ice carvings, centrepieces and baked products to include bread.
Accomplish and adheres to a sound understanding of the concept of health & safety legislations and implementation actions.
Develop innovative and creative menus, recipe costing and design and implement standard operating procedures.
Practice modern leadership approaches in a kitchen environment and implement cost effective production processes.
Successful completion of Programme 6, Part 2 – Diploma in Food Preparation & Production Operations (MQF Level 4)
Fields of Work
Bakeries & Confectionaries