Food Science Level 5 - 5M5267

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This is a 1 year level 5 Food Science PLC course. This course is aimed towards students who want to develop their knowledge of food science and nutrition. The course provides knowledge of what is in our food and how food is produced. Holders of this qualification can pursue a Food Science Degree in Universities and Institutes of Technology both here in Ireland and abroad.

The total credit value required for this certificate is 120. This will be achieved by completing from the following modules:

Code Title NFQ Level Credit Value
All of the following component(s)

5N0737

Microbiology 5 15

5N2748

Food Chemistry 5 15

5N5245

Food Processing 5 15
A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N0690

Communications 5 15

5N0972

Customer Service 5 15

5N1367

Teamworking 5 15

5N1390

Personal Effectiveness 5 15
A minimum credit value of 15 from the following component(s)

5N1356

Work Experience 5 15

5N1433

Work Practice 5 15

5N2985

Personal and Professional Development 5 15
A minimum credit value of 30 from the following component(s)

5N1460

Physics 5 15

5N1794

Safety and Health at Work 5 15

5N1833

Mathematics 5 15

5N2006

Nutrition 5 15

5N2746

Biology 5 15

5N2747

Chemistry 5 15

5N2751

Laboratory Skills 5 15

5N5266

Food Safety and HACCP 5 15

5N0556

Maths for STEM 5 30
The remaining credit value of 15 can be obtained by using vocationally relevant component(s) from level 5. A maximum of 15 credits may be used from either level 4 or level 6.

Colleges offering Food Science Level 5 – 5M5267

Bray Institute of Further Education and Kildare & Wicklow ETB – Brewing & Distilling Technology
Bray Institute of Further Education and Kildare & Wicklow ETB – Dietics, Nutrition & Food Science
Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE and Cork ETB – Applied Biology – Food Health & Nutrition
College of FET – Ennis Campus and Limerick & Clare ETB – Food Science
Drogheda Institute of FE and Louth & Meath ETB – Food Science Nutrition & Dietetics
Dunboyne College of Further Education – Pre-University Food Science, Nutrition, Health and Well-Being
Limerick College of Further Education and Limerick & Clare ETB – Food Science
Pearse College of Further Education and City of Dublin ETB – Food & Bio Sciences
Sligo College of Further Education and Mayo Sligo Leitrim ETB – Nutrition Dietetics & Food-Science
Whitehall College of Further Education and City of Dublin ETB – Nutrition & Dietetics
Whitehall College of Further Education and City of Dublin ETB – Food Science

 

  • Course Type : QQI Level 5
Location / Contact details

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