Café & Deli Service Skills (BTEI)

QQI Part Award

(Level 4 – 4M2805 Catering Support)

10 – 12 week course

BTEI means Back to Education Initiative. BTEI gives unemployed adults the opportunity of returning to part time education, while retaining their benefit.

This is a 10-12 week part time BTEI course. The part time course aims to give training, up-skilling and confidence to learners enabling them to have the basic skills, foundation and knowledge to furthe ra career in an exciting and fast paced industry of restaurants, hotels and catering.

The course offers particiants the opportunity to learn the type of skills that they need to be work ready in the industry. Places are limited.

Equiptment supplied for student include:

Chef uniforms, Use of school food knives and use of school text books.

Course Content

QQI Level 4 Part time

Short Order Cooking, Kitchen Skills, Customer Service, IT Skills, Work Experience*

**Subject to change depending on funding




10-12 week part time course delivered over three days per week. 2 days in a professional kitchen with Chef. 1 day in the classroom.

Entry Requirements

All BTEI applicants must be in receipt of or a dependent of a Social Protection payment before starting the course. Participants on CE schemes or TUS may apply also. All students who present for this course will be given individual guidance by qualified tutors who are in a position to make recommendations as to what courses may suit their learning needs.


Successful learners may progress on to Level 5 or Further Education.

Career Opportunities

The course offers particiants the opportunity to learn the type of skills they need to be work ready in the industry and also offers excellent career opportunities in hotel, restaurant and catering sector.

How to Apply

Apply online here or email