Course Description

Cookery – National Traineeship in Professional Cookery

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)

This part-time, earn-and-learn programme is offered to industry personnel who wish to gain a professional qualification in food production, formalising training through a combination of on-the-job mentoring and day-release college education.

Donegal, Ireland
Course Code LY_GAPCK_F
College Name Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Cookery Courses
Course Qualification Level 6 Advanced Certificate
Course Location Donegal, Ireland
Course Fee POA
Course Duration 2 years
Course Times 2 days x two 13-week semesters in year 1; 1 day X two 13-week semesters in year 2
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements Students must be over 17 years of age, and be of Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent to be eligible to apply for this programme. They must be in current employment in an approved hotel, gastro pub or restaurant.
Career Path There are opportunities for trainees according to ability and experience to progress to senior positions such as head chef or executive head chef throughout the Hotel and Catering Industry e.g. hotels, restaurants, licensed trade, cruise ships, industrial and hospital catering and in other food-related businesses.
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