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CR655
Culinary 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.

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2 Years
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This course is the perfect learning for a career in the wide world of cookery and food preparation, particularly for those who want to be a professional chef. 

The course is mainly practical in nature and is supported by theory subjects relating to the world of cookery. Approximately 70% of the class time is spent in practical classes and kitchens covering subjects such as cookery techniques, classical and traditional cookery, along with specialist cookery from the Mediterranean, the Orient and other interesting world foods. Pastry, Larder, Confectionery and Buffet Work are also explored.


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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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The opportunities for skilled chefs are extensive, whether it is working in a traditional role as a chef in a deluxe hotel, a stylish restaurant or bistro, or in popular pub food dining. There are other opportunities in food production such as Artisan food production , food product development, work place dining, health care, and food styling and critique. Many successful chefs open their own businesses be that an up market restaurant or trendy bistro, a modern coffee shop or welcoming café or doing party catering and events. Graduates typically take time to travel overseas to gain further experience and enhance their skills.



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