Fulltime Classroom Services

Hospitality Operations

Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to enable the learner to develop knowledge, skills and competence in the art of hospitality, and to work independently under supervision in a range of key areas in a hospitality enterprise.

Target Award

QQI Hospitality Operations – 5M2083

Start Date: 28-08-2024 Hours/week: 20 Hrs 00 Mins


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.

CERFL proficiency at B2?for access to Level 5 courses?for those whose first language is not English?

Mature learner?entry requirements?available?via the local ETB pathway?

Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA?Applicants?and may be subject to
full international fees?(Please refer to Information for International Learners)

*Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)?

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Work Experience Work Experience (5N1356) QQI
Safety And Health At Work Safety & Health at Work (5N1794) QQI
Communications Level 5 Communications (5N0690) QQI
Accommodation Techniques Accommodation Techniques (5N1851) QQI
Food Science And Technology Food Science & Technology (5N0730) QQI
Menu Planning And Applied Nutrition Menu Planning & Applied Nutrition (5N2085) QQI
Food Preparation Food Preparation (5N1909) QQI
Word Processing Word Processing (5N1358) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competencies to work independently under supervision in a range of key areas in a hospitality enterprise.


Waterford College of Further Education


Parnell Street, Waterford, X91 VKT9


  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Administration Office