Springboard courses at Athlone Institute of Technology

Springboard courses at Athlone Institute of Technology

Athlone Institute of Technology is delighted to announce the following free and heavily subsidised training Springboard courses which will run September 2019 to May 2020.

  • Certificate in Food and Beverage Operations
  • Certificate in Culinary Skills
  • Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts Practice

These courses represent an excellent opportunity for you to provide free or low cost upskilling courses for your staff. We would be grateful if you could encourage relevant staff to apply.

Students will learn about communication skills, waste reduction, customer care and cost control on all courses, in additional to core skills.

Key information about the courses:

  Timetable Fees Eligibility and suitability Key subjects More information Application
Certificate in Food and Beverage Operations   Mondays and Tuesdays 09.00 – 18.00, 24 weeks Free for all eligible applicants. Candidates will be issued with uniform. Suitable for customer facing service staff in hotels and restaurants. Candidates must have a Level 5 award (e.g. Leaving Certificate) or pass an interview if age 23+ Customer Service Food and Beverage Operations Beverage Studies IT https://www.ait.ie/courses/certificate-in-food-and-beverage-operations Applications on the Springboard website only on https://springboardcourses.ie/
Certificate in Culinary Skills Mondays and Tuesdays 09.00 – 18.00, 24 weeks Free for all eligible applicants. Candidates will be issued with uniform and knives. Suitable for first year commis chef or staff in hotels and restaurants who wish to train as a chef. Candidates must have a Level 5 award (e.g. Leaving Certificate) or pass an interview if age 23+ Volume Food Production Culinary Techniques Pastry Menu Planning and Nutrition   https://www.ait.ie/courses/certificate-in-culinary-skills Applications on the Springboard website only on https://springboardcourses.ie/
Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts Practice Wednesdays and Thursdays 09.00 – 18.00, 24 weeks €750 for those in employment, free for eligible unemployed/ returners Suitable for advanced chefs who already have obtained a Level 6 award and wish to progress to a degree. Advanced Culinary Techniques Modernist Cuisine Advanced Pastry Leadership and HR   https://www.ait.ie/courses/ba-culinary-arts-springboard Applications on the Springboard website only on https://springboardcourses.ie/

Please contact me anytime for further information.

Best wishes

Gerry

Gerry Luskin

Culinary lecturer

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure

Athlone Institute of Technology

Dublin Road,

Athlone,

Co. Westmeath,

Ireland

Email: gluskin@ait.ie

Phone:  0868844928

Web: http://www.ait.ie/

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