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Cavan Institute
Hotel and Catering

This full-time Hotel and Catering course is designed to prepare students for work in the hotel and catering industry.

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.

Further Study

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)

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course in Hotel and Catering 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.


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hospitality Operations.


Course Fees





Course Content

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Hospitality Operations.

Accommodation Techniques                                           

Food Preparation                                                                  

Reception and Frontline Office Skills                           

Work Practice                                                                         

Word Processing

Customer Service

Menu Planning and Applied Nutrition

Restaurant Skills

Choice of French, German or Spanish ab initio

About This Course

The Hotel and Catering 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 five years and it is a legal requirement for anyone working with food in a range of sectors to hold such certification.

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