Higher National Diploma in Food Preparation & Production Management


MQF Level

Total Credits
67 ECTS (Kindly refer to page 52)

Programme Duration
2 Semesters

Job Roles May Include

  • Head Chef
  • Sous Chef
  • Pastry Chef
  • Food and Beverage Manager

Programme Learning Outcomes

  • Maintain health and safety practices in a kitchen environment and be able to follow and carry out the necessary Hygiene and Safety procedures.
  • Prepare and produce dishes at the right temperature, using well-balanced ingredients and served to the exact consistency.
  • Practice and offer a variety of complex and creative hot and cold dishes, desserts, centrepieces and baked products including bread.
  • Comply and adhere to the concept of Health & Safety legislations and implementation actions.
  • Develop innovative and creative menus, recipe costings and design and implement Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Practice modern leadership approaches in a kitchen environment and implement cost effective production processes.

Entry Criteria

Successful completion of Diploma in Food Preparation & Production Operations (MQF Level 4).


Last Updated: 7th April 2020

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