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Restaurant & Hospitality Skillnet Training Courses 2018 

Restaurant & Hospitality Management Development Programme – NEW!!

This 8 day programme offers current Restaurant supervisors an opportunity to hone their skills and assist in progressing to a manager within a Restaurant/Gastro Pub. It is aimed at complementing the practical experience gained by individuals working in the industry. It provides supervisors with the necessary skills to effectively manage a wide range of restaurant operations.

Cork Restaurant & Hospitality MDP – Book here – Commencing January 29th 2018

Kitchen Management Training

Designed by Chefs for Chefs, this one day intensive workshop will guide you through all areas of kitchen management fundamentals, minimum wage increases, affects of Brexit of your business, food costs, food inflation and allergen legislation awareness.  Can you afford not to attend?

Customer Care Training

Looking to delight and up sell to your customers? Our 1 day customer care course recognizes superior selling and customer culture throughout restaurants/ bars and hotels in Ireland attributing to the elimination of customer complaints, substantial increase in delighted customers, increased sales per staff member and increased profits.

Restaurant Induction Bundle – Online Training Course

This Restaurant Association of Ireland online training pack includes all you need to know to be fully inducted and up to speed with the requirements for staff members taking up a job in Hospitality.

Health and Safety Training – NEW Online Training Academy

The RAI and Olive Media have partnered up to bring members a special package of online training courses for your staff including Induction, Manual Handling, Fire Safety, HACCP Food Hygiene & much more. Find more out here

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines January 2018 – Dublin

For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately, and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin. Book online today.

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits  For individuals seeking a core understanding of wines, this qualification explores the major grape varieties and important wine regions in which they are grown. You’ll learn about the styles of wines produced from these grapes as well as key classifications and labelling terminology. A basic overview of the key categories of spirits and liqueurs will also be provided. Click here for full details



Food and Beverage Skills Training (in-house training) with Hospitality Skills Ireland – Contact the office for further details




 The Restaurant and Hospitality Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of SKillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills. www.skillnets.ie


Culinary aand Hospitality Courses in ETB’s and IOT’s 2017 


Certificate in Professional Cookery QQI level 5 major Award (Full time 20 weeks) – Irish International Hotel & Catering School Galway – Commencing End April 2017

Culinary Arts – Part Time in GMIT


http://www.dit.ie/catalogue/Programmes/Details/DT432D   Professional Cookery Skills Development ( P/T)  – Stage 1.

http://www.dit.ie/catalogue/Programmes/Details/DT6432   Professional Cookery Skills Development (P/T)  – Stage 2.

http://www.dit.ie/catalogue/Programmes/Details/DT6433   Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts  – Stage 3.

Part-time Programmes in DIT, Bar Management & Cocktail Making

Part-time Higher Certificate in Hospitality Management – DIT



Diploma in Restaurant Management – Athlone IT


The Hospitality, Education & Training Centre as part of the newly established Limerick & Clare Education and Training Board (LCETB) run a range of day and evening courses.


Irish International Hotel & Catering School offer discount to RAI members for 2 culinary courses commencing this October More information here

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