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Youth Train Catering Support 4M2805- Career and Catering Skills – 2023/24

Programme Aim
The aim of this programme is to support each learner with quality training to develop the skills and confidence to progress to employment or Level 5 Further Education and Training. This programme will also equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to contribute and assist in preparing and serving food in a catering operation.

Target Award

QQI Catering Support – 4M2805

Start Date: 22-07-2024 Hours/week: 28 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 52 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 3 when accessing a Level 4 programme.

Age Requirements
Please see course details for minimum age requirements

Further information is available in the relevant section of the programme descriptor

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 and be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Customer Service Customer Service (4N1989) QQI
Functional Maths Functional Mathematics (4N2138) QQI
Work Experience Work Experience (4N1168) QQI
Meal Service Meal Service (5N0635) QQI
Kitchen Skills Level 4 Kitchen Skills (4N1150) QQI
Short Order Cooking Level 4 Short Order Cooking (4N1151) QQI
Retail Sales Transaction Retail Sales Transaction (3N0892) QQI
Career Planning (Community) Career Planning (4N1109) QQI
Communications (Community) Communications (4N0689) QQI
Information Technology Skills (Community) Information Technology Skills (4N1125) QQI
Personal And Interpersonal Development (Community) Personal & Interpersonal Development (4N1131) QQI
Workplace Safety (Community) Workplace Safety (4N1124) QQI
Career Planning 4N1109 Career Planning (4N1109) QQI
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge, and competencies to
contribute and assist in preparing and serving food in a catering operation. It will equip each learner with a solid base on which to progress to Further education and training at QQI Level 5.


Youth Train


Whitemill Industrial estate, Wexford


  • Free Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Full Canteen

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Richard Grant