Course Description

Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts)

Learn the fundamentals of preparation, cooking and finishing a range of food dishes to a professional standard.


• C&G – Understand the Hospitality Industry (8064-201)
• C&G – Understand Business Success (8064-202)
• C&G – Provide Guest Service (8064-203)
• C&G – Awareness of Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry (8064-204)
• C&G – Professional Workplace Standards (8064-205)
• C&G – Understand Own Role in Self Development (8064-206)
• C&G – Food Safety (8064-207)
• C&G – Mise en Place (8064-209)
• C&G – Cooking Methods, Techniques & Commodities, Boiling, Poaching and Steaming (8064-210)
• C&G – Cooking Methods, Techniques and Commodities: Stewing and Braising (8064-211)
• C&G – Techniques & Commodities- Baking, Roasting & Grilling (8064-212)
• C&G – Techniques & Commodities: Deep and Shallow Frying (8064-213)
• C&G – Understand Food Commodities (8064-214)
• C&G – Meet Guest Requirements Through Menu Planning (8064-208)


CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationDingle, Kerry
Course CategoryCulinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate
Awarding BodyCity & Guilds
Awarding Body DetailsCity & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts) 80654-02
Course Start Date21st November 2022
Course End Date14th April 2023
Course Duration21 weeks
Course Fee0
Entry Requirements• Applicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course. • Junior Certificate standard or its equivalent. • Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. • Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B1 or Higher). • Experience working in the catering industry is desirable. • An interest in pursuing a career in the Hospitality or Catering Sector. • Good communication & interpersonal skills. • Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland.
Carear PathYou’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
Course Code343157
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