Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Arts
This two year certificate course is for individuals with a passion for and interest in culinary arts and food. If your aim is to become a ‘top chef‘ either at home or abroad, this is the course for you. The course prepares you for employment as a professional chef in the tourism and hospitality industry.
This two year certificate course is for individuals with a passion for and interest in culinary arts and food. If your aim is to become a ‘top chef‘ either at home or abroad, this is the course for you. The course prepares you for employment as a professional chef in the tourism and hospitality industry. As a chef in the skilled profession of cookery, you need to be creative with food. You also have to understand the science of food (including food safety), changing kitchen technologies and the business aspects of catering operations. The Culinary Arts course covers the theory and practice of professional cookery including a 12 week work placement between year one and year two.
YEAR 1 - Semester 1:
- Induction/Programme Preparation
- Culinary Fundamentals 1
- Introduction to the Industry
- Culinary Science and Food Safety
- Essential Office Applications
- Communication Skills for Success
YEAR 1 - Semester 2:
- Fundamentals of Accounting
- Culinary Fundamentals 2
- Restaurant Service
- Communications and Professional Development for the Service Industry
- Culinary Science and Nutrition
- Placement Preparation
YEAR 2 - Semester 1:
YEAR 2 - Semester 2:
On completion of this programme graduates will have the competence to work in a multifunctional capacity in a range of operational roles in the hospitality industry including: restaurant service, bar, accommodation service and front office. There is always a need for qualified chefs in hotels, restaurants, and other food related business. Career promotions can be rapid from Commis Chef to Chef de Partie and ultimately Head or Executive Chef.
Follow On Courses:
BA in Hospitality Management
Graduates of this programme can progress onto the Level 8 BA Honours in Hospitality Management (DKA52).
Five Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate
INCLUDING English Grade O6 or H7
AND Irish Grade O6 or H7
Extra Things to Note There is an additional charge on this course to cover the cost of uniforms/books/ equipment and class materials.
|School||School of Business & Humanities|
|Awarding Body||Dundalk Institute of Technology|
|Starting Date||September 2018|
How to Apply
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