Course Description

The Certificate in Culinary Skills is designed to provide candidates with immediate entry level job opportunities as Commis Chefs in the food service industry. This programme provides the knowledge, skill and competencies required to work autonomously in a professional kitchen using a range of essential practical skills. The modules included in this programme are designed to allow constant reinforcement of intensive practical skills ensuring graduates are job ready.

The delivery of the programme will be supported by mentoring in the workplace, a critical role that supports the student in applying the skills and lessons learnt in college to working in a professional kitchen. The students mentor will be responsible for allocating time each week with the student, ensuring the student is gaining valuable and relevant practical experience and guiding the student through the programme. In addition, student reflective journals and guidelines for independent study will be in place for the student to complete and follow. These will include exercises to facilitate the achievement, in conjunction with college learning, of a number of programme learning outcomes.

Course Code TL_BCUSK_N
College Name Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Cookery Courses
Course Qualification Level 6 Advanced Certificate
Course Location Kerry, UK
Course Fee 3,779.00
Course Duration 1 year part-time
Course Times Monday from 2pm to 8pm, Tuesday from 2pm to 6pm and Wednesday from 2pm to 7pm. Days and times indicated are provisional and may be subject to change.
Career Path 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.
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North Campus, Co. Kerry, Kerry, Republic of Ireland

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Co. Kerry, Kerry
Republic of Ireland
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