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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_FTCXXF_6
  • Field of StudyCulinary Arts
  • Type of CourseCertificate
  • Type of QualificationCertificate
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date7th February 2020
  • Level6
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus

This hands-on course provides skills and knowledge in the areas of cooking, enabling them to produce safe, nutritious and wholesome foods. The student will learn different techniques and processes associated with culinary hot and cold dishes from both traditional Irish and International Cuisines.


Module Code: HOSP6125


  • Knife skills
  • Buying / storage Techniques
  • Salads and Dressings
  • Vegetarian Cooking
  • Meat and Fish Preparation and Cooking
  • Ethnic
  • Canapes
  • Casseroles
  • Soups
  • French cuisine
  • Traditional Irish
  • Plating Techniques


 Single Module Certification (5 ECTS credits at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

Note: Modifications to the configuration of the course may take place in accordance with changing requirements


Course Fee: €550, In addition, a €60 fee for the necessary work uniform is required.

  • Online application is closed for course which commenced in February 2020.
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay the course fee of €550 online if a place on a course is offered. 

    Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

  • Places are limited on this course and interviews may be held for participation.


Course Details

Part-time Information

  • All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 


  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl
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