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Living.

Learning.

Growing.

Be part of it!

2017 - 2018

Undergraduate Handbook
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Disclaimer
The information contained in this handbook is intended for information only and shall not be deemed to
constitute a contract between Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) and an applicant and/or third party.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. DkIT reserves the
right to make changes affecting courses, fees, policies, curriculum, and/or any other matters announced in
this publication.

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112 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND HUMANITIES

About this Programme
This two year certificate
programme is for individuals
with a passion for and interest
in culinary arts and food. If your
aim is to become a ‘top chef‘
either at home or abroad, this
is the programme for you. The
programme prepares you for
employment as a professional
chef in the tourism and hospitality
industry.

As a chef in the skilled profession
of cookery, you need to be
creative with food. You also
have to understand the science
of food (including food safety),
changing kitchen technologies
and the business aspects of
catering operations. The Culinary
Arts programme covers the theory
and practice of professional
cookery including a 12 week work
placement between year one and
year two.

Career Options
There is always a need for
qualified chefs in hotels,
restaurants, and other food related
business. Career promotions can
be rapid from Commis Chef to
Chef de Partie and ultimately Head
or Executive Chef.

Progression
Opportunities
Progression to further study will
be through advanced entry to
the Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality
Management or the Bachelor of
Arts in Culinary Arts.

Extra Things to Note
Failte Ireland currently fund
the student contribution for all
students who are offered a place
on this programme.

There is an additional charge on
this programme to cover the cost
of uniforms/books/equipment and
class materials.

112 SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND HUMANITIES

Course

Higher Cert
in Arts in Culinary Arts

Level

6

Duration

2 Years

Apply to

CAO

Code

DK650

Places

32

Minimum Entry
Requirements

Five Grades at O6 or H7 in
Leaving Certificate

English Grade O6 or H7

Irish Grade O6 or H7

Culinary Arts

Ealaíona Cócaireachta

including

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Contact Mr Alan McCabe

Programme Director

t 042 9370200 Ext 2577
e [email protected]
w www.dkit.ie/course/dk650

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Semester 1
Mandatory

� Induction/Programme Preparation
� Culinary Fundamentals 1
� Introduction to the Industry
� Culinary Science and Food Safety
� Essential Office Applications
� Communication Skills for Success

Semester 2
Mandatory

� Fundamentals of Accounting
� Culinary Fundamentals 2
� Restaurant Service
� Communications and Professional
Development for the Service Industry
� Culinary Science and Nutrition
� Placement Preparation

Year 1

Mandatory
� Foundations Gastronomy
� The Art of Garde Manager
� Classical Cuisine
� Placement

Mandatory
� Culinary Event
� Financially Based Decision Making
� Contemporary Cuisine
� Global Cuisine

Year 2

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