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|QQI Award Code||6M2099 Professional Cookery|
This one year course offers students the opportunities to achieve a career in the Catering industry. The course provides the student with an opportunity to obtain experience in a wide range of specialised areas such as Culinary Techniques, Health and Safety, Producing a Culinary Event while at the same time obtaining a sound general knowledge in areas needed to function in the hotel and catering environment. Each week students spend three days in college and two days on work placement. The College has developed strong working relationships with the Irish Hotel Federation (IHF) and the Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI). This course gives students over the age of 18 the possibility to be selected for an Erasmus + European mobility exchange (subject to funding).
Entry requirements include a personal interview, relevant experience and an English test. Excellent employment opportunities are available in the hotel, restaurant and hospitality industries.
Work Practice (5N1433)
Food Science & Technology (5N0730)
Menu Planning & Applied Nutrition (5N2085)
Meal Service (5N0635)
Pastry, Baking & Desserts (5N2084)
Culinary Techniques (5N0630)
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
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