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Cavan Institute

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.

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.


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)

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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