The School of Food in Thomastown invites all hotels, restaurants and other food operators to consider enrolling existing or potential employees to achieve a QQI Level 5 qualification in Professional Cookery. This new program is designed with a vocational approach to the practical application of classroom kitchen learning.
The School of Food is also developing a QQI Level 6 program with Carlow Kilkenny ETB to provide a progression pathway for those successfully completing the Level 5 course. Since the School’s Chef Training Program is certified on the National Framework of Qualifications, graduates from the School are also free to continue their culinary education at any National Learning Institution.
Details of the Level 5 Course are:
START DATE: Monday 5th October 2015
DURATION: 34 weeks. 3 days at the School of Food (Monday to Wednesday) and 2 days (Thursday and Friday) in the hotel or restaurant kitchen.
QUALIFICATION: QQI Level 5
OUTLINE OF PROGRAM: See attached document 5M2088
COST: €900 (includes knives, uniforms and books). A limited number of bursaries are available.