Restaurant & Hospitality Skills Programme Achill

Start Date: 23/05/2022 + 24/05, 25/05, 26/05, 27/05

Duration: 5 Days (9.30am - 4.30pm)

Location: Achill, Co. Mayo

Cost: Free

Programme overview

This course is aimed at unemployed individuals and individuals planning on returning to work. The course will be run for five days. This provides an opportunity to learn new skills, increase awareness of employment opportunities, enhance interview and CV skills and increase motivation and confidence of individuals to potentially get a job in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

Learning outcomes

• Demonstrate the daily tasks of restaurant and hospitality staff
• Show staff how to greet a guest and respond to their needs
• Complete a manual handling course
• Understand basic food and beverage terminology
• Learn skills in working within and maintaining a bar
• Refresh interview skills and prepare a CV
• Complete three days of work experience in a hotel or restaurant

Who is the course for

This course is aimed at unemployed individuals and individuals planning on returning to work.

Course Cost

This course is suitable for anyone who is currently unemployed or on temporary lay off.

(If you are unsure if you qualify please email to enquire)


• Customer Service
• Restaurant Skills
• Bar Skills
• Manual Handling
• CV Prep and Interview Skills
• Work Experience

Course Dates

Monday 23rd May

Tuesday 24th May

Wednesday 25th May

Thursday 26th May

Friday 27th May

Trainer Profile

Fiona Dunne

Fiona has in excess of 20 years’ experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. Graduating in Hotel & Catering Management from GMIT in 1998, she completed the “Train the Trainer” course with Failte Ireland in 2004. She has proceeded to deliver training in the hospitality sector for over 10 years.   In May 2016 Fiona completed the Manual Handling Instructors course as well as the Training Needs, Identification & Design level 6. Fiona has managed over 600 staff in premium hotels and innovating award- winning bars throughout the country.

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Programmes of 20 or less days’ duration

Programmes of 20 or less days’ duration may be pursued without prior approval from Intreo Offices/DEASP Scheme Areas. Individuals in receipt of a Job-seekers payment or other payment (listed above) should inform their local offices, wherever possible in advance, of their intention to participate in such short programmes.

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