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Restaurant Operations Management

Restaurant Operations Management

Duration:9 Months
Qualification:HETAC Level 7 Specific purpose award.
Location:Athlone IT Waterford IT and Letterkenny IT, Killybegs

Restaurant Operations Management

This innovative new programme integrates theory with practice.  It has been developed to provide a relevant professional qualification for those who wish to embark on a career in Restaurant Operations Management.

The programme will provide the participant with the benefits of personal attention, instant feedback, hands on experience and the opportunity to complement college based learning with a structured practical internship and trained mentor in Industry.

The course will provide a stepping stone to a range of career opportunities within the restaurant industry.


How long is this course?

9 Months in total

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

Last 3 months: 3 months structured training with employer

How much does it cost to do this course?

Fáilte Ireland will fund tuition and capitation fees.
Contact the number below for a list of participating Institutes of Technology.

What qualification will I receive?

HETAC Level 7 Special purpose award.

Who should apply?

Career Changers or those already working in the industry who are interested in the business of restaurants and would like to pursue a career in the Restaurant industry at management level.

What subjects will I study?
Restaurant Operations Management
Event Planning & Execution Standards
Operating Procedures
Manual Productivity & Business Processes
Restaurant Concept, Design and Maintenance
Restaurant Economics
Restaurant Technology
Food & Beverage
Wine Studies
Menu Design & Development
Procurement &
Stock Management 
Sales & Marketing
Food Critiquing
Restaurant Communications & Presentation Skills
Drama Studies
- Contextualised Human Resource Management
Is there progression opportunities from this course?
By completing this programme you will receive a Level 7 Special Purpose Award worth 60 credits.
These credits can then be accumulated towards further study.
Please contact your local Institute for further information on progression opportunities.
Where is this course run?
Institutes of Technology:
Letterkenny IT (Killybegs Campus)
Waterford IT
Athlone IT  
IT Tralee (TBC)

Contact your local Institute of Technology for an application form and apply directly to them.

Download an application form

Institutes of Technology