chefLeaving Cert Applied
Hotel Catering and Tourism


There are 4 modules that you will complete over the 2 years of the course.
- Eating Out: The Fast Food Way
- Eating Out: Hotels, Restaurants
and Institutions
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Catering for Diversity

Written Exam

When? - June of the second year.
Credits? -The exam is worth 6 credits.

The paper is 1.5 hours long. There are 4 sections and you must answer 4 questions, 1 from each section.

Past papers

Practical Cookery Exam

When? - The last month of the second year of the course.
Credits? -The exam is worth 6 credits.
Why? - This will give you a chance to demonstrate all the food preparation skills you learned over the two years of the course
What? - Assignment given 3 weeks before the day to get written investigation done. On the day - 0.5 hour preparation and 2 hours exam.


When? - The Task is done in the second half of the first year of the course.
Credits? - The task is worth 10 credits.
What? - You will be involved in preparing, planning and hosting an event. This event is written up as a report (Word doc).
You will be interviewed by an examiner about your role in the event. Some examples

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Created December 2007 by M O'Hagan. Last update 23/08/2010