Certificate in Culinary Skills (September 2016)

Institute of Technology Tallaght Dublin (TA_BCUSK_N)
Key Programme Details
Award

Certificate in Culinary Skills

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part Time

Available

ECTS Credits

30

Department

Humanities

General Information
Contact

Terence Brennan

Email

terence.brennan@ittdublin.ie

Phone

01 4042770

Address

Institute of Technology Tallaght
Old Blessington Road
Tallaght

Role

Springboard administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

03/10/2016

Start Date

23/09/2016

About this Course

The Certificate in Culinary Skills is designed to provide learners with the skills required to access immediate employment opportunities in the food service industry where there is a shortage of such skilled personnel.
The modules delivered include Culinary Skills, Culinary Operations, Bread & Pastry Techniques, Food and Beverage Cost Control, and Food Safety.
These modules will provide the knowledge, skill and competencies required to work in a professional kitchen using the range of practical skills acquired in the programme.

Entry Requirements

Applicants who hold a National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) award at Level 5 or a FETAC award at NFQ level 6 or equivalent. The Institute's policy in relation to non-standard applications will apply. Applicants will be required to attend for interview.

Long Description

Certificate in Culinary Skills (Level 6, 30 credits)
The Certificate in Culinary Skills is designed to provide learners with the skills required to access immediate employment opportunities in the food service industry where there is a shortage of such skilled personnel.
The modules delivered include Culinary Skills, Culinary Operations, Bread & Pastry Techniques, Food and Beverage Cost Control, and Food Safety.
These modules will provide the knowledge, skill and competencies required to work in a professional kitchen using the range of practical skills acquired in the programme.

Career Opportunities

The modules covered will provide intensive skill-based training to the learners which will prepare successful graduates for entry level positions in a range of food service providers such as restaurants, hotels, industrial catering companies and retail outlets.

Timetable Info

Friday all day and Saturday mornings until 2 pm with some online tutorials.
Delivered through a combination of Kitchen and Classroom.

Delivery Notes

Mix of online/distance and on-campus.
Delivered through a combination of Kitchen and Classroom.

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Lifelong Learning

Address

Department of Lifelong Learning
ITT Dublin
Tallaght
Dublin 24

Phone

01 404 2770

Email

terence.brennan@ittdublin.ie

RPL Information

Recognition of Prior Learning at ITT Dublin.The RPL process will enable Springboard participants to build on their existing skills and competence. The Institute isaware that many Springboard applicants will have a range of knowledge skills and competence that they have developedthrough their life and work experience and that are not necessarily accredited. ITT Dublin has an RPL process in placethat recognises both the accredited and experiential learning of an individual. ITT Dublin will work with Springboardparticipants to identify their existing skills and competence and to award them credit for their learning however it has beenacquired. This will ensure that Springboard participants will have the opportunity to gain credit for both their accredited adexperiential learning and can tailor their programme to complement existing skills and knowledge and to develop new skills to support future years.