Culinary Arts (BA) Chef de Partie Apprenticeship
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The Chef de Partie Apprenticeship is an ‘earn and learn’ degree programme that combines on-the-job training with academic study. The Chef de Partie is trained to deliver advanced culinary skills in a professional kitchen, to supervise a particular area or station within the kitchen and to work on their own as well as training Commis Chefs. The programme is designed by industry and academic professionals so that students learn the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary for a successful career that can take them anywhere in the world. The programme combines classroom training with hands-on practical skills development in the workplace, linking college based learning with the everyday work environment.
To become an apprentice you must obtain employment in an approved hotel or restaurant kitchen. The employer must be approved by SOLAS to train apprentices and must register you as an apprentice within two weeks of recruitment. For more information, visit www.apprenticeship.ie
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4 Years – 8 Semesters – Delivery is based on a 13 week semester with 2 days in college in Years 1 & 2 and 1 day in college in Years 3 & 4.
All part-time programmes at MTU will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
Students should note that fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their MTU email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.
Course fee: Year 1 & 2 €1,500 each and Year 3 & 4 €750 each. In addition, a €60 fee for the necessary work uniform is required (a fee will also apply if knives are required).
Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts (Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications).
Graduates may progress to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Culinary Arts (Sous Chef Apprenticeship) - Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
MTU Cork has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments, and exams.
For detailed module info re Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts, please click on the button below.
To become an apprentice you must obtain employment in an approved hotel or restaurant kitchen. The employer must be approved by SOLAS to train apprentices and must register you as an apprentice within two weeks of recruitment.