» Certificate in Food and Beverage Operations
Programme Title Certificate in Food and Beverage Operations CAO Code LYIT internal code Duration 1 Year Standard Code Places: National Framework Level 6 Award Type Special Purpose Awarding Body LYIT
- Is this Programme for Me?
- This programme aims to equip learners with the necessary entry level skills to become competent in food and beverage operations within the hospitality sector.
- Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
- 5 Ordinary Level D3 in the Leaving Certificate, including English or Irish, FETAC Level 5 or equivalent. Or
- Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL)
- How much does this course cost??
- What will I have to study?
Year/Semester Proposed Modules Mandatory/
No of credits Class hours 1/1 Hospitality Food and Beverage Operations Mandatory 10 9 Bar Operations Mandatory 10 9 1/2 Mixology and Product Development Mandatory 10 8 Specialised Restaurant Service Mandatory 10 8 Work Placement (400 hours) Mandatory 20
- Programme Learning Outcomes
- On successful completion of this programme learners will have the ability to:
- Identify the role of and duties of food and beverage personnel.
- Apply the legislation relating to food and beverage service and the importance of personal presentation, hygiene and health and safety procedures.
- Operate a food ordering system and hybrid systems associated with the PMS.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of information communications technology and e-commerce as applied in the tourism sector.
- Evaluate the key business functions and procedures associated with effectiveness and profitability in the context of food and beverage service centres.
- Utilise sales skills appropriate for food and beverage service personnel.
- Evaluate the operational aspect of the restaurant and bar and ancillary services in the food and beverage department
- Operate effectively within a diverse environment.
- Identify and effectively apply the principles and practice of professional customer service, anticipating, meeting and exceeding customer expectations in a hotel context.
- Plan and coordinate the organization of the conferences, meeting, and exhibitions and auxiliary services of the corporate hospitality sector that support the MICE industry and business tourism.
- On successful completion of this programme, learners will be able to apply for Direct Entry to Year 2 of the HC in Arts in Bar and Restaurant Supervision.
- Career Opportunities
- This programme prepares participants for entry to the profession in a variety of gastro-pubs and restaurants, cocktail or wine bars, clubs, hotel room service, banqueting and event dining.
- When does the course commence?
- This course begins in September each year.
- How you I apply?
- Application should be made directly to the School of Tourism.
- Completed Applications should be returned to:
Admissions, School of Tourism (LyIT), Shore Road, Killybegs, Co Donegal
Tel No (074) 9186600 Fax No (074) 9186601
- Direct Entry Application Form
- FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
- Contact Ciarán ó hAnnracháin, Head of Department of Hospitality & Tourism, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
- E- Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: (074) 9186603
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/lyit.tourism
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