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LC299
Hospitality Studies

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
2 Years
Duration of course
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The aim of this programme is to prepare students for a variety of positions in the hospitality industry and associated businesses such as Restaurants, Public Houses, Catering Services for Airlines and Passenger Ferries, Hospitals and others which provide either food, beverage or accommodation. 

Students will acquire a range of skills such as Food Preparation, Restaurant Service, Accommodation Service, Bar Service and Front Office Service, Business Operations and Communications.

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LC299 - Hospitality Studies
Limerick IT

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LC299 - Hospitality Studies
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates will typically find employment in the hospitality industry at various grades with the potential to progress with experience to supervisory or management grades in the industry.



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