CAO Code LY346
  Killybegs Campus

Higher Certificate

Culinary Arts

2 years  /    Level 6  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

Our Higher Certificate in Arts in Culinary Arts is a two year course for those with a passion and dedication to the culinary arts and food. If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a top international chef then this is the programme for you.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
1 Baking Techniques Mandatory 10 8
Professional Kitchen Operations Mandatory 10 8
Information Technology & Business Maths Mandatory 5 3
Learning and Research for Higher Education Mandatory 5 4
2 Communications and Professional Development Mandatory 5 3
Garde-manger and Culinary Techniques Mandatory 10 8
Hospitality Food and Beverage Operations Mandatory 10 8
ICT and Descriptive Statistics Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
3 Human Nutrition Mandatory 5 3
Contemporary Irish Cuisine Mandatory 5 4
Food and Beverage Cost Control Mandatory 5 3
French Language & Culture 1 Elective 5 3
Gastronomy Elective 5 3
Classical European Cuisine Mandatory 10 8
4 Pastry & Desserts Mandatory 10 8
Global Cuisine Mandatory 10 8
Management & Organisational Behaviour Mandatory 5 3
Seafood Processing & Culinary Practice Mandatory 5 4

Add-on Courses

On successful completion of this programme, learners may transfer to the following programmes at LYIT:

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Contact
Dr Ciarán Ó hAnnracháin
Head of Department

Email: ciaran.ohannrachain@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6603

School and Department
Department of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts
School of Tourism