Mungret Community College

Transition Year Updates

Transition Year Updates

Transition Year Highlights Term 1

The Hospitality Training and Education Centre ETB in Limerick Enterprise Development Park, Roxboro, are running a barista course from their campus starting on Tuesday 13th October for 9 weeks.

We are thrilled to be part of this great initiative which will give our students some great opportunities for the future. This is a City and Guilds certified course and it will be a positive addition for their CV at the end of this year, along with many more.

We will have 20 students in total taking part. The course runs from 9.00 -12.00 and 1.00 - 4.00. Our students are really looking forward to this very practical learning experience. A huge thank you to Bernadette Enright and Sharon Fogarty who have helped us so much in organising the logistics and paperwork.

Culinary Arts course organised by the Hospitality and Training Centre ETB, will commence on Thursday 15th October from 9.00 - 1.00 and it will be delivered in Mungret Community College.

It will run for 8 weeks up to Thursday 10th December. This is a great opportunity for the students. The course includes;

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrating an understanding of the composition of quality food products.
  2. Prepare a range of soups and breads.
  3. Produce lunch and dinner items using appropriate cookery processes and techniques.
  4. Prepare and cook a variety of pastry and dessert items.
  5. Produce a range of culinary products for various menus.
  6. Demonstrate the correct use of knives required for food preparation.
  7. Demonstrate an awareness of the various cooking methods and their impact.
  8. Display a knowledge and understanding of basic kitchen hygiene.
  9. Demonstrate a willingness and awareness of the importance of team work.
  10. Demonstrate for the student’s best practice in the use of equipment and culinary tools including knives.

A selection of our creative Transition Year students clocks from their Construction Studies module this term along with fabulous ukuleles built from scratch in Music Module.

Sep 12
Bike Week
Sep 23
Milford Hospice School Coffee Morning
Oct 25
Mid Term Break
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