Course Description

Food Safety and Quality (Food Science & Nutrition)


  • Food Chemistry

  • Food Processing

  • Microbiology

  • Maths

  • Nutrition

  • Food Safety & HACCP

  • Biology

  • Communications

  • Personal & Professional Development

  • Word Processing

CollegeCathal Brugha FET
Course LocationDublin City North, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 1
Course CategoryFood Science, Science
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsFood Science
Course Start Date9th September 2024
Course End Date30th May 2025
Course Durationone academic year
Course Fee50
Entry RequirementsA student over 16 years seeking entry to this programme does not need a previous formal qualification. Should the student have previous qualifications, one of the following may be advantageous for admission to the programme: Leaving Certificate/LCA QQI Level 4 Award Students who may not have formal academic requirements but who have the ability to successfully participate on the course will be considered. (RPL Recognition of Prior Learning) If English is not your first language you may be asked to complete an English assessment Mature students welcome
Carear PathThe Food Industry offers many career prospects from Nutrition, to Food production, Food Quality, Education, Public health, Health Promotion, Food marketing and research. The Food sector is Ireland’s largest industry with a turnover in excess of 25 billion, sustaining over 230,000 jobs Students may also progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme. Examples of progression pathways below. TU: Food Science (TU881); Culinary Arts (TU942); Nutraceuticals in Health and Nutrition (TU882);Science (TU755); Science (TU854); Biotechnology (TU889) etc. Maynooth: Food Science & Human Nutrition (MH222) AU Sligo: Nutrition, Food & Business. (AU989); Home Economics (AU990); Home Ec. & Biology /Education (AU985); Home Ec. & Religion/Education (AU986);etc. AU Letterkenny: Food Science & Nutrition (AU379); MTU Cork: Home Ec. & Business/Education (MT930) UCC: Food Science (CK505) MI Thurles: Home Ec. & Business/ Education (MI022) SE Carlow: Brewing and Distilling (SE521) UU: Dietetics; Food & Nutrition Lab Science Apprenticeships Other Unis & TUs countrywide
Phone01 533 7126
Course Code5M5267
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Cathal Brugha FET

Connolly House, North Strand, Dublin 1 D01 Y160, Cathal Brugha FET Marlborough St, Dublin 1 D01 X8V0, Dublin City North, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D01 X8V0

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Cathal Brugha FET
Connolly House, North Strand, Dublin 1 D01 Y160
Cathal Brugha FET Marlborough St, Dublin 1 D01 X8V0, Dublin City North, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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