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Hotel and Catering

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Hotel and Catering

Course Code: CI061HO
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hospitality Operations
QQI Code: 5M2083
Duration: 1 Year
Hotel and Catering
Hotel and Catering

Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Course Description
This full-time course is designed to prepare students for work in the hotel and catering industry. The course creates a learning environment, in which the emphasis is on the practical application of the skills necessary, to work in the dynamic and ever-changing sectors of food and beverage, accommodation and food preparation. Students will be given the opportunity to gain EHAI (Environmental Health Association of Ireland) certification in Food Safety. This certificate is valid for fiver years and is a legal requirement for anyone working with food in a range of sectors to hold such certification.

Course Content
Accommodation Techniques
Customer Service
Food Preparation
Menu Planning and Applied Nutrition
Reception and Frontline Office Skills
Restaurant Skills
Work Practice
Word Processing

Career Opportunities
Graduates of this course may find employment in hotels, restaurants, catering departments, cruise ships and airlines. Graduates will also be well prepared for further studies in the areas of hospitality, culinary arts, tourism and business.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).