New Commis Chef Apprenticeship Programme launched

Commis Chef

An exciting new Commis Chef Apprenticeship Programme was launched today in the Merrion Hotel in Dublin by the Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton TD. The programme is two years duration and training takes place both on and off the job each week. At the end of the two year programme, apprentices will be awarded a Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Culinary Arts.

Apprentices on the programme will be employed by hotels, restaurants and catering companies throughout the country and will be paid industry-standard rates of pay while undertaking both on-the-job and off-the-job training.

The City of Dublin ETB will be delivering the Commis Chef Apprenticeship in Crumlin College of Further Education and Coláiste Íde in Finglas.

Anyone interested in participating on the apprenticeship as either an apprentice or an employer should contact