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Traineeship in Hospitality

Friday, 6 July 2018

Traineeship in Hospitality

Course Code:
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hospitality
QQI Code: 5M2083
Duration: 1 Year

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.

About This Traineeship
This traineeship provides an introduction to the broad range of skills and knowledge required to work in the hotel, accommodation, restaurant and food service sectors. By completing this course you will develop essential skills in areas like food service, food safety, basic kitchen skills, serving hot and cold beverages, bar service, handling payments, guest services and accommodation services. You will also gain hands-on experience that will help you build a career in the hospitality and food service sector.
You will spend 8 weeks working in 4 star and 5 star hotels and restaurants in the region. This will allow you to put your learning into practice in the work place, building your knowledge and developing your career potential. Work placement will be supported with a range of field trips to local restaurants and hotels where you will meet with employers and see the delivery of hospitality services. This traineeship is a focused combination of classroom-based learning with work-based learning within a supportive working environment.

Course Content
As part of this course you will study Customer Service, Reception and Frontline Office Skills, Accommodation Techniques, Menu Planning and Applied Nutrition, Restaurant Skills, Food Preparation, Food Safety (EHOA training and certification) Word Processing and Work Practice.

Employment and Further Training Opportunities
On successful completion of the course you can either apply for a job locally, decide to travel and work abroad or opt to progress to further study in Further Education Institutes, Universities or Institutes of Technology. Work placement employers will consider applications from trainees who complete this course, subject to meeting certain criteria.

Course Fees
There are no fees for this course. You will be entitled to Travel or Accommodation allowance, a Meal Allowance and access to the CETS Childcare scheme.

If you are on a Department of Social Welfare payment you may be able to continue to receive your payments, you should check with your DSP o cer. For those not in receipt of a DSP payment a bursary may be payable. This is at the discretion of the employer and is subject to satisfactory conduct and attendance.

Application forms and further details are available from CMETB Course Recruitment - 049 4353923 or or apply online

The Hospitality Traineeship is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020