Commis Chef - Apprenticeship

Cavan Institute


Course Name Commis Chef - Apprenticeship
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
Course Code 104926 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Apprenticeship
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cavan Town
Application Date

Expand+How To Become An Apprentice
The Commis Chef Apprenticeship is aimed at aspiring chefs who have a keen interest in and creative flair for cooking. As with all career choices, it’s advisable to find out as much as possible about the work of a profe...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements
The minimum age at which the employment of an apprentice may commence is 16 years of age.

The minimum education requirements are:

1. A Level 4 Award on the QQI National Framework of Qualifications.
2. A Level 3 Cert...

Course Content

The Commis Chef Apprenticeship is the starting point for a career as a professional chef. It’s a formal structured two year education and training programme incorporating periods of off-the-job knowledge and skills development in a colle...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Subjects covered:

Year 1 - Semester 1: Health & Safety, Culinary Skills & Standards, Larder, Classical Cuisine, Basic Pastry Techniques and Applied Nutrition for Menu Planning.

Year 1 - Semester 2: Computer Essentials, Scientific Principles a...

Careers or Further Progression Certification And Progression
On successful completion of the Commis Chef Apprenticeship the newly qualified Commis Chef will receive a QQI Level 6 Major Award - Advanced Certificate in Culinary Arts. Apprentices who successfully complete the Commis Chef Apprenticeship will be eligible to progress to the Chef de Partie Apprenticeship at QQI level 7.
Further Enquiries For further information and application requirements on this programme and contact information on all the ETB providers nationally delivering the programme, log on to
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