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Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts) | FREE*

-Created 24-01-2022

Chef | Culinary Arts | Cookery

location Monavalley

Course Title:   Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts) | FREE*
Course Category:   Chef | Culinary Arts | Cookery
Duration:   20 Weeks
Entry Requirements
Statutory School Leaving Age (16+)
Junior Certificate standard or its equivalent
Good communication & interpersonal skills
Competent written and spoken English (CEFR Level B1 or higher)
An interest in pursuing a career in the Hospitality or Catering Sector
Experience working in the catering industry is desirable

Mature applicant route available
Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland
Course Content
Prepare Food for Cold Presentation (8065-105)
Safety at Work (8066-202)
Food Safety in Catering (8066-203)
Prepare, Cook and Finish Meat, Poultry and Offal (8065-209)
Healthier Foods and Special Diets (8065-206)
Prepare, Cook & Finish Stocks, Soups & Sauces (8065-207)
Fish and Shellfish (8065-208)
Prepare, Cook & Finish Bakery Products (8065-212)
Vegetable, Fruit and Pulses (8065-210)
Rice, Grain, Farinaceous and Egg Dishes (8065-211)
Hot and Cold Desserts and Puddings (8065-213)
Catering Operations, Costs & Menu Planning (8065-219)
Career Planning and Job Seeking Skills
Work Experience
Learn the fundamentals of preparation, cooking, and finishing a range of food dishes to a professional standard.

Why should I do this course?
An ideal start to a career in Culinary Arts
Professional training in an industry-standard production kitchen
Progression to Commis Chef Apprenticeship an option
Direct to work training programme
What are the progression opportunities?
You’ll gain a high standard of cookery skills and have the option to learn other workplace essentials like health and safety in a kitchen.
The Culinary Arts qualification is for anyone who works or wants to work as a chef in the catering and hospitality sector.
It is ideal for learners coming straight from school who wish to seek a career in this industry.
It is also ideal for those chefs in industry who would like to continue or refresh their knowledge by undertaking topics within the qualification.
Progression to Commis Chef Apprenticeship
Time table
Full Time
Awarding Body
Awarding Body:   City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts)
Course provider information
Contact person:   Kerry College of Further Education and Training
Course Email:
Contact:   066 714 96 96
Institute:   Kerry College of Further Education and Training
Location:   Monavalley

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