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Total Immersion Cookery Programme

Total Immersion Cookery Programme

Duration:9 Months
Qualification:Advanced Certificate in Professional Cookery (Level 6 - FETAC)
Location:See locations below

Courses are now full nationwide for 2011 /2012. Please check directly with the Institute / College of your choice for 2012 / 2013

Course Overview

This course has been designed in partnership with the famous French Culinary Institute in New York and Fáilte Ireland. This course will help accelerate your career and fast track you into the fast moving world of professional cookery.


The benefits of this course are that:
• You can earn money while you learn best practice skills from the best instructors and employers in the business.
• You should receive a better salary faster
• You should progress in your job faster
• Being professionally trained you should be given more responsibility by your employer
• Its should be easier to get a job abroad

The teaching environment will give you personal attention, instant feedback and allow you to have hands-on experience. This ‘hands-on education’ will allow you to learn both theoretical and practical elements of working in a professional kitchen. The programme is delivered in state of the art professional culinary facilities and you will also work in industry in a professional production kitchen. 

How long is this course?

9 Months in total

1st  6 months: 3 days in College & 2 days with employer

Last 3 months: 3 months structured training with employer

How much does it cost to do this course?
Contact your local Institute of Technology for details of fees. Tuition and registration fees are supported by Fáilte Ireland.
Who should apply?

People already working in the industry and who are interested in a career as a Professional Chef

Students with a passion for food and a mature attitude are essential

What subjects will I study?

• Culinary Skills & Standards
• Food Safety, Nutrition
• EU, Mediterranean & Global Cuisine
• Pastry
• Larder
• Gastronomy
• Culinary Science & Technology
• Restaurant Service & Communication

Is there progression opportunities from this course?
Successful graduates may be eliglible for the BA in Culinary Arts.
Where is this course run?

Athlone Institute of Technology

Cork Institute of Technology

Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology

Institute of Technology Tralee

Institute of Technology, Tallaght

Tourism College Killybegs

Waterford Institute of Technology

 How to apply
For further information - apply directly to the Institute of Technology of your choice
Download an application form
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