Culinary Skills

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Culinary Skills
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code TL_BCUSK_N
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Minor Institute of Technology Tralee Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Registration/orientation: Friday, 6th September 2019
Courses Commence: Monday 9th September 2019
Application Date Closing Date For Applications:
28th August 2019 Apply online @
Duration This programme will be delivered part-time from September 2019 to May 2020.
Course Fee Fees do not apply to applicants who meet the criteria under the Springboard+ Initiative.
Fee paying applicants €7,350.
Entry Requirements Applicants must hold a FET/QQI award at NFQ level 5 or equivalent.

The Institute’s policy in relation to recognition of prior learning (RPL) also applies (see below).

Applicants may also be required to attend for interview.

Expand+NFQ: Level 6
Credits: 60
Award Type: Minor Award

Springboard+ 2019
In order to participate on a Springboard+ course you must meet the eligibility requirements, be normally resident in the state at the time of course commencement and also hold a...

Course Content

Expand+The aim of this programme is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and competence necessary for a career in a professional cookery environment. This will be achieved by providing learners with the essential practical skills and knowledge req...

Subjects Taught Modules
Introduction to Culinary Skills
Introduction to Patisserie
Learning at Third Level
Food Safety and Culinary Science
Patisserie Skills
Food and Beverage Service
Introduction to Live Kitchen Operations
Information Technology 1
Work Placement
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Progression Opportunities
Having successfully completed this programme, candidates may be considered for progression to the first year of the Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Arts or Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts with relevant exemptions.
Further Enquiries Lifelong Learning Department
Tel: + 353(0) 66 7191701

Admissions Office
Tel: + 353 (0)66 7145638
Fax: + 353 (0)66 7125711