Catering Operations and Systems 4N1133 QQI/FETAC Level 4
The purpose of this award is to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and competence to implement a range of catering operations and systems within the hospitality and tourism industry.
Who should apply:
Learners who have expressed an interest in working in a kitchen environment or front of house in the hotel, catering or tourism industry.
Learners will be able to:
1 Outline the principles and practices of the various catering operations within the industry including hotels, institutions, banqueting, franchising, bar food, fast food and in-flight food
2 Explain the difference between volume and small scale food production, in terms of organisation, equipment, and resources
3 Describe a range of conventional cooking systems including hot holding, sous-vide, cook-serve, cook-chill
4 Outline key recent developments in culinary technologies
5 Explain how cook-chill and cook-freeze food production systems operate
6 Explain how sous-vide cooking and reheating systems work
7 Use a range of culinary technologies under supervision including conventional and convection ovens, microwave cookers, electric, gas and induction hobs, pressure cookers, sous-vide systems and slow cookers
The grading of the QQI/FETAC component is as follows:
Pass - 50-64% Merit - 65-79% Distinction - 80-100%
G Training Centre, Gorey
Duration: 10 - 12 weeks Start Date: To be Confirmed
It is expected that applicants will possess good interpersonal skills, like working with people, be a good team player and have an interest in food and cooking in order to ensure successful participation in the programme, through a formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience.
Following successful completion Kilmuckridge Centre of Further Education will offer a QQI/ FETAC Level 4 component in Catering Operations and Systems 4N1133 QQI/FETAC which is a Level 4 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Catering Operations and Systems 4N1133 QQI/FETAC Level 4 is a component of Culinary Techniques Level 4 Learners who successfully complete this programme may use the associated credits as a standalone qualification or as one component of a Major Award, with a view to moving up to the next level.
All training is delivered in a friendly and comfortable training centre with experienced and dedicated tutors focusing on ensuring each trainee is given every opportunity to learn the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities in order to excel in their catering/hospitality role.
To view more information in relation to the specific learning outcomes of this component please see the full Component Specification which is available on the QQI/FETAC website.
To find out if the above component is currently scheduled please visit our Course Scheduled page.