Courses We Offer

Update during the Covid-19 Pandemic

FITU continue to respond to the COVID-19 Government recommendations. All FITU Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate Courses continue to run. Registration is now open for the September 2020 start date. Where face-to-face lectures are not possible, online material and online lectures will be provided. Please contact us if you have any questions.


The Food Industry Training Unit offers a range of courses designed to update skills, help people develop their careers and operate more effectively. Our goal is is to deliver higher calibre, informative and engaging content that will help people develop personally and professionally. If you would like to find out more about our Diploma, Certificate, short or bespoke courses please contact a member of our team. If you would like to stay up to date with the different courses and events on offer please join our mailing list by clicking on the button at the bottom of the page.

Click on the boxes below to view our accredited part-time courses which range from Level 7 Diploma to Level 9 Postgraduate Certificate.

Short Courses

Recent and upcoming courses


Symposiums & Conferences

For further information on organising your conference or event with the Food Industry Training Unit, please contact:

Ms Mary McCarthy-Buckley,, 021 4903363


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Food Industry Training Unit

University College Cork , Western Road, Cork