Certificate in Artisan Bakery Operations

Is this course for me?

This programme aims to equip learners with the necessary entry level skills to become competent in food preparation and artisan bakery operations within the hospitality sector.  

The programme is designed for practicing chefs who wish to upskill or specialise in the technical and artistic field of pastry and bakery.

The programme will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and competence necessary for a career in a professional cookery environment.This will be achieved by providing learners with the essential practical skills and knowledge required of modern day professionals working in kitchen environments.

Entry Requirements

Certificate in Culinary Skills, Level 6, or equivalent
Advanced Certificate in Professional Cookery (QQI FET Level 6), or equivalent
Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL)


The fee for this course is €2000.

Module Overview Content Description 
Semester 1 Breads and Savoury Goods
Semester 1 Professional Cakes
Semester 1 Human Nutrition
Semester 1 Food and Beverage Cost Control
Semester 2 Pastry and Desserts
Semester 2 Sweet Enriched Doughs and Viennoiserie
Semester 2 Social Media Applications
Semester 2 Management and Organisational Behaviour
  Work Placement (400 hours)

Further Information 


School and Department

Ciarán ó hAnnracháin  

Department of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts

Head of Department

School of Tourism

E: ciaran.ohannrachain@lyit.ie 


T: +353 (0)74 918 6600/9186613