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Food Nutrition and Science

Course Description

This course will provide the student with an introduction to the study of nutrition and science.  It is ideal for those considering progressing afterwards to pharmaceutical technician studies or food science courses.    

Course Duration

One Year

Course Content

Year 1

• Nutrition
• Laboratory Skills
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Physics
• Mathematics
• Communications
• Work Experience

Awarding Body

QQI - Quality and Qualifications Ireland

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate, LCVP, LCA or a Level 4.  Mature students are very welcome.  Access to this programme will be decided by interview. 

Work Experience

Work Experience is a core element of this programme providing an opportunity to put skills developed on the programme into use in a real working environment.  It allows students to create links with employers. 

Career Opportunities

This is the ideal foundation course for those considering careers in food science and related areas.  

Course Fees

Registration fee is €150. Government Levy €200 - exemptions with valid medical card or evidence that you qualify for Maintenance Grant/Back to Education Allowance. Details of any other fees available on request from college office.

Certification

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Laboratory Techniques (5M3807)

Maintenance Grants

Applications To:
Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) a unit of City of Dublin VEC through http://www.studentfinance.ie

Enquiries & Applications

For enquiries and applications please refer to contact methods above or click Apply Now on various parts of this web page.

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