Cookery - National Traineeship in Professional Cookery

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Cookery - National Traineeship in Professional Cookery
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 73608 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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 Part time, Day release, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment To apply for apprentice programmes, applicants must do so through SOLAS (formerly FAS). See Application Weblink below.
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Duration 2 years part-time.
Class Contact Hours: 8 hours per week.
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements:
Students must be over 17 years of age, and be of Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent to be eligible to apply for this programme. They must be in current employment in an approved hotel, bar or restaurant. Relevant work experience will also be considered. It will be necessary to attend for interview.
Interview Yes
Course Content

Expand+What is the programme about?
The traineeship is designed to enable chefs to learn on the job while formalising their training on a day release basis in college. It is the first programme of its kind to offer the potential of a qualification in Prof...

Subjects Taught Modules
Year 1: Culinary Techniques, Pastry, Menu Planning and Applied Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, Meal Service, International Cuisine, Personal Effectiveness, Spreadsheet Methods and Work Practice.

Year 2: Culinary Techniques, Pastry, Menu Design and Applied Nutrition, Culinary Food Safety Management, Gastronomy, Producing a Culinary Event, Hospitality Business Systems and Work Experience.
Further Enquiries Mr. Jim O’Meara
Tel: 061 293000
Ms. Eithne Gavigan
Tel: 061 293408
Location Moylish Campus, Limerick.