Culinary Skills

Culinary Skills

 

A practical hands-on course which enables learners to develop the principal skills and knowledge required to work in the Culinary / Food industry. The course offers certification at City and Guilds level 2 and QQI level 4.

The course covers areas such as food preparation and handling, knife skills, cookery techniques, safe and hygienic food practices and also enables learners to gain HACCP certification which is required for all people who wish to work in the Culinary / Food industry.

CITY AND GUILDS LEVEL 2 CULINARY SKILLS COURSE

Subjects: Food safety in catering, health and safety in catering and hospitality, developing skills for employment in the catering and hospitality industry, prepare and cook poultry.

QQI LEVEL 4 CULINARY SKILLS COURSE

Subjects: Shot order cooking, career planning, personal effectiveness, work experience, it, communications, art and maths.

COURSE PROGRESSION

  • Straight into full or part-time employment in Cork restaurants or hotels, deli’s, food factories, food stalls, butchers, hotel or restaurant management
  •  Advance to College of Commerce to the food and hospitality courses or MTU to the Culinary Arts programmes
  • Chef apprenticeship programme in participating establishments