Nutrition is the most vital aspect in staying healthy, and there’s a whole lot of demand for people who know their stuff. This one-year BIFE course is designed to introduce learners to the fascinating world of dietics, nutrition, and food science – with plenty of career and higher education opportunities available to those who take part.
Programme of Study
- Food Chemistry
- Food Processing
- Food Safety and HACCP
- Laboratory Skills
- Work Experience
- Mathematics (Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.)
Components subject to change.
This practical course will allow graduates to potentially set up their own food business or apply for employment in the agri-food industry for positions in food production and management, quality assurance, food research or food innovation and product development.
Higher Education Progression
Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities such as:
- IT Tallaght:
Higher Diploma in Food Science and Technology
BSc. Level 7 in Bioanalysis (TA311)
BSc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Higher Certificate in Food Science and Management (DT424)
BSc. Level 7 in Food Innovation (DT7421)
Higher Certificate Food Sales & Culinary Practice (DT404)
Please note that the courses listed above are only a select few, many other courses can be entered using this FETAC award, please visit www.careersportal.ie for more.
If you would like to take part in this fantastic course and begin your career, why not visit BIFE.ie for more?