Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Arts

Course Points
108
Course Duration
2 Years
Course Level
Level 6
Course Places
20 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

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.

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

Progression:

Graduates of this programme can progress onto the Level 8 BA Honours in Hospitality Management (DKA52).

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

Five Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate

INCLUDING English Grade O6 or H7

AND Irish Grade O6 or H7

Alan McCabe (Programme Director)
Phone: +353 42 9370577
Email: alan.mccabe@dkit.ie

Brianain Erraught (Head of Department of Hospitality Studies)
Phone: +353-0429370980
Email: Brianain.Erraught@dkit.ie

Extra Things to Note There is an additional charge on this course to cover the cost of uniforms/books/ equipment and class materials.

Course ID DK650
Level 6
Duration 2 Years
Points 108
Places 20
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Hospitality Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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