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 pf such skilled personnel.
The modules delivered include Culinary Skills, Culinary Operations , Bread & Pastry Techniques and Work based learning. 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 and through the work placement integrated in the programme to gain first hand industry experience.

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

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 pf such skilled personnel.
The modules delivered include Culinary Skills, Culinary Operations , Bread & Pastry Techniques and Work based learning. 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 and through the work placement integrated in the programme to gain first hand industry experience.

Career Opportunities

The modules covered will provide intensive skill-based training the the learners combined with a work-based learning component provided by industry all of which will ensure that successful graduates are ready for immediate 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.

Delivery Notes

Mix of online/distance and on-campus

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.