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Colaiste Ide College of Further Education

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education


 

Hospitality Operations


Course Code:  6M2095
Award Code(s):  5M2083
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This is a one year full-time course which gives students key skills and advanced knowledge necessary to pursue a career in the hospitality industry. The course provides students with an opportunity to obtain experience in a wide range of specialised and supervisory skills in key areas of hospitality enterprises such as front office supervision, food and beverage and business systems.

Three days of week are in college and two days on work placement. This course gives students over the age of 18 the possibility to be selected for an Erasmus + European mobility exchange (subject to funding). This course leads to a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Hospitality Operations (6M2095)

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Hotel Front Office Supervision
Producing a Culinary Event
Licensed Trade Operations
Wine Appreciation and Service
Hospitality Business Systems
Work Practice.

 

Important: Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

 

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If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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5M2083