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Pre-Apprenticeship Commis Chef
Pre-Apprenticeship Commis Chef

Pre-Apprenticeship Commis Chef


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Pre-Apprenticeship Commis Chef

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or   LCVP or QQI Level 4 / 5 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature   applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Further Study

Students who successfully complete the course can   enter the Commis Chef Apprenticeship programme offered at Cavan Institute or   other FET providers.

Students will have the opportunity to study food safety and achieve 5-year   certification from EHAI (Environmental Health Association of Ireland). The   programme offers students a 40-day work practice, giving students hands on   experience working in an industrial kitchen, in a hotel / restaurant linked   to the Commis Chef programme.

Career Opportunities

This course is aimed at students interested in   becoming a chef within the hospitality industry.


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Cookery 

QQI Course Code

Course Fees


Course Content

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Cookery 

Food Science

Food Technology

International Cuisines

Word Processing

Personal Effectiveness

Food Hygiene

Menu Planning

Menu Design

Meal Service

About This Course

This course will enable students to develop good   culinary skills and pastry skills. Students will study food science, food   technology, international cuisines, word processing, personal effectiveness,   food hygiene and develop an understanding of menu planning, menu design, and   meal service.

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