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Code
WD172
Cao points
🛈AQA -567
Level
6
Campus
Cork Road
Duration
2 years
Credits
120 ECTS
Study Abroad
Yes
International Applications
Accepted
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What is Higher Certificate in Arts - Culinary Arts course?

This course is delivered over two years full-time. This is the course to train and develop you for the role of professional chef in the world of tourism and hospitality. As a chef you need to be creative with food, aware of cost and food safety in the kitchen environment. On completing this course you will have the foundation and knowledge to further your career in today’s fast growing industry. Training covers theory and practice in professional cookery. Worked based learning would take place during the summer months in catering establishments throughout the country.

Additional Information

Students will have to obtain chefs uniforms,culinary equipment and text books upon registering on this course

  • Estimated cost of uniforms - €200

  • Estimated cost of equipment - €150

  • Estimated cost of text books - €200

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Academic LearningCareer planning and work placement
Culinary Skills 1.1 Cost Control for Culinary Operations
Exploring CookeryCulinary IT
Food Safety & Culinary ScienceCulinary Skills 1.2
Live Service 1.1Live Service 1.2
Pastry 1.1Pastry 1.2
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Applied Culinary ScienceBakery
GastronomyClassical & Contemporary
Global CuisineEssentials of Business
Learning Event 2.1Food and Beverage operations for Culinary Arts
NutritionLearning Event 2.2
Pastry 2.1Pastry 2.2

Leaving Cert: Minimum entry requirements for the Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Arts

5 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7

 

Advanced and Equivalent Entry for the Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Arts:

 

Benefits to be gained from Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Arts

  • Be qualified to work in various catering establishments i.e., resturants/hotels/gastro bars/cruise ships/contract catering/factory catering/food development

  • Travel abroad as the qualification is recognised worldwide.

 

Follow on Study for graduates of the Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Arts

 

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Course Leader
Edward Hayden
Mr. Edward Hayden
Course Leader-Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts
[email protected]

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