Commi Chef Apprenticeship Level 6

On successful completion of the Commis Chef apprenticeship the apprentice is awarded a Level 6 Advanced Certificate Culinary Arts.

The lead industry partner for this apprenticeship is the Irish Hotels Federation. Lead stakeholders also include the Restaurants Association of Ireland and Failte Ireland. The apprenticeship is a 2-year programme which involves 3 or 4 days per week on-the-job training, and 1 or 2 days per week off-the-job, depending on the time of year. The apprenticeship is coordinated by Kerry Education and Training Board and is delivered in a range of locations in Cavan & Monaghan ETB, City of Dublin ETB, Cork ETB, Galway & Roscommon ETB, Kerry ETB, and Limerick & Clare ETB.

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Apprenticeship Code of Practice

Commis Chef Apprenticeship Employer Information 26072017

Employer Application Form 2018 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Programme



For this Commis Chef apprenticeship, the employer pays the apprentice for the duration of the apprenticeship. The rate of pay is agreed between the employer and the apprentice.

Student Contribution

A registration fee is not payable for this apprenticeship. For further information see ‘Student Contribution’

Further Information

For more information on apprenticeships contact the apprenticeship section in your local Education and Training Board (ETB). For contact details of your local ETB select your county here

Further information is also available from the industry lead for this apprenticeship:

Kerry ETB Training Centre
Monavalley Industrial Estate
Co. Kerry

Tel: + 353 (0) 66 714 9600 | (0) 66 714 9638 | (0) 66 714 9676
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