Retail Food Service Operations - Cork Campus

MTU - Cork Campuses


Course Name Retail Food Service Operations - Cork Campus
Course Provider MTU - Cork Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code 111533 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose Munster Technological University Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Application Date Springboard+ Application Procedure
You must register with Springboard https://springboardcourses. ie/ and apply for the Certificate in Retail Food Operations. Once your application on the Springboard website has been accepted, MTU Admissions office in Cork will be in contact with you to complete your registration.
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Duration Duration & Delivery
This programme will be delivered part-time from September to May. Mandatory induction/training will take place in September. Formal classes start in late September.

Provisional schedule:
Semester 1 (September to December) – 1.5 days per week (13 hours in total).

Semester 2 (January to May) – 1 day per week (8 hours in total) (9am to 6pm).
Entry Requirements Admission Requirements
Applicants must hold an FET/QQI award at NFQ level 5 or equivalent. The University’s policy in relation to recognition of prior learning (RPL) as applies. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview.
Interview Yes
Comment Award
Certificate in Retail Food Operations (35 ECTS, Level 6, on the National Framework of Qualification).
Course Content Aim
The Certificate in Retail Food Service Operations is designed to develop highly competent skilled, industry-ready food preparation professionals, equipped with industry relevant techniques and commercial practices, all underpinned by the highest professional standards of food production and health and safety.
Subjects Taught The modules to be completed as part of this programme will include:
• Intro to Food Preparation and Cooking Techniques
• Food Safety and Culinary Science
• Fundamental Patisserie Skills
• Fundamentals of Food Cost and Control
• Retail Food Production
• Work Placement (Kitchen)
Number of Credits 35
Further Enquiries Roisín Clancy
T: 021 433 5820
Location MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork.
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