Certificate in Culinary Skills (Certificate in Culinary Skills )

Waterford Institute of Technology (HCULA_SP)
Key Programme Details
Award

Certificate in Culinary Skills

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom, Blended

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

Department

Tourism and Hospitality

General Information
Contact

Lorraine Quirke

Email

lquirke@wit.ie

Phone

00353 51 834137

Address

School of Education and Lifelong Learning
Waterford Institute of Technology
Main Campus, Cork Road
Waterford
Ireland

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

22/09/2021

Start Date

22/09/2021

End Date

26/08/2022

About this Course

This programme is designed to enable the learner find employment at entry level in the Hospitality and Food sector.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a Leaving Certificate [ or equivalent major award at Level 5 – see http://www.nfq-qqi.com/index.html )

Applicants who do not currently meet the academic entry requirements may wish to consider using WIT's Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) mechanism. The Springboard RPL form is available at www.wit.ie/schools/education/springboard_ictskills Please complete the form electronically and submit by email along with all supporting documentation such as education and training certificates etc.

Applicants for whom english is not their first language will, in all cases, be required to submit certification that they meet WIT’s English Language Competency Requirements - please see www.wit.ie/about_wit/documents_and_policies/english_language_requirements

Where there are more applicants than places on the course, a selection interview will take place.

Long Description

This programme is designed to enable the learner find employment at entry level in the Hospitality and Food sector. The programme is largely skills based. It will equip the learner to a standard that will give him or her the necessary skills to begin a professional career in Culinary Arts and the ability to take up work in a professional kitchen environment. As an entry level programme, the skills acquired will be sufficient to enable the learner to embark on his or her culinary career.

The modules are designed to cover the skills required in professional practice to ensure that the learner can cope with the fast-paced environment of a commercial kitchen at a junior or trainee level. The learning is further enhanced with immersion in the work place through the work-based element of the program. Learners will also acquire key transferrable skills in HACCP and manual handling which is a desired requirement of the employer.

Semester 1
Culinary Operations 1.1 (5 credits)
Culinary Skills 1.1 (5 credits)
Pastry 1.1 (5 credits)
Food Safety and Culinary Science (5 credits)

Semester 2
Culinary Operations 1.2 (5 credits)
Culinary Skills 1.2 (5 credits)
Pastry 1.2 (5 credits)
Personal Development and Career Planning (5 credits)

Semester 3
Culinary Skills Work Placement (20 credits)

Career Opportunities

This programme is designed to enable the learner find employment at entry level in the Hospitality and Food sector.

Timetable Info

This is a part-time course that will be delivered with a blended learning approach - 90% onsite and 10% online.
Onsite will be 2 days per week during the daytime on Wednesday and Thursday.
Classes start on 22nd Sept.

Delivery Location

Tourism & Leisure Building
Waterford Institute of Technology
Main Campus, Cork Road
Waterford
Ireland

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Lorraine Quirke

Phone

051 834127

Email

springboard@wit.ie

RPL Information

https://www.wit.ie/images/uploads/Education_School_PDF/WIT_RP6_Springboard_RPL_Form.docx

Application Procedures

Apply via: www.springboardcourses.ie