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Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts

Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts

Duration:2 Years Full time, Daytime
Qualification:Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)
Location:AIT; CIT; DKIT; GMIT; LYIT (Killybegs Campus); LIT; Tralee IT; Tallaght IT, WIT

General Information:

This course is delivered over two years full-time. This is the course to train and develop you for the role of professional chef in the world of tourism and hospitality. As a chef you need to be creative with food, aware of cost and food safety in the kitchen environment. On completing this course you will have the foundation and knowledge to further your career in today’s fast growing industry. Training covers theory and practice in professional cookery. Worked based learning would take place during the summer months in catering establishments throughout the country.

Benefits to be gained from this course:

• Be qualified to work in various catering establishments i.e., Restaurants/hotels/gastro  Bars / cruise ships/contract catering/factory catering/food development

• Travel abroad as the qualification is recognised worldwide.

Subjects Covered

Culinary Skills    Culinary Operations
Pastry Food     Safety & Culinary Science
Information Technology   Learning to Learn
Restaurant Service   Communications
Nutrition    Global Cuisine
Essentials of Business   Gastronomy
Work Based Learning   Buffet Presentation
Classical & Contemporary Applied Culinary Sciences

Please refer to specific college course details of your choice for more detailed information including entry requirements, start dates and more.


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