One Year Professional Chefs Diploma Course and Patisserie (City & Guilds Accredited)
Six month day release courses on each of the following (City & Guilds Accredited) :
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This Diploma Course is unique in that is conducted by internationally acclaimed chefs who offer practical hands-on cooking lessons every single day .
The one year Diploma and Patisserie Course is the most practically intensive course in South Africa: what other schools complete in two years, we finish in one. What this means is that you are earning good money and climbing the career ladder in year two, instead of sitting in a classroom.
On graduation you will be armed with the necessary skills to confidently join the ranks of professional chefs around the world.
The Diploma and Patisserie Course offers:
220 days of expert tuition, including a cooking practical every single day.
Job Interviews on graduation. We guarantee you an interview at a top establishment of your choice or similar, using our extensive industry connections. The rest is up to you.
If you are accepted onto the course, you will receive:
Full chefs uniform, including foot wear
All quality ingredients and equipment is provided
State of the art stainless steel workstations, in secure and upmarket premises
An internationally recognised City & Guilds qualification
A skill which enables you to work locally, abroad, on cruise ships or even a private yacht
Accredited by City & Guilds and recognized by SA Chefs Association, your diploma is internationally recognized and accepted when you travel abroad.
If you are currently working in a hotel or restaurant kitchen and would like a formal, recognised qualification, then our Part Time Block Release Courses will suit your needs.
It is imperative that you are working in a kitchen before applying for these course, as we will cover the Theoretical component, while you complete the Practical work ‘in-house’.
By completing this six month part time City & Guilds course you will enhance your CV and become instantly more employable.
Safety and Hygiene at Work
Kitchen maintenance and design
Budgets, costing and control
Gain fundamental knowledge of a working kitchen and the theoretical aspect behind food
To find out more, email us and ask for a FREE Career Info pack, or contact us to set up a formal interview
We offer four courses as part of this programme:
Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking
Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Must have a matric)
Diploma in Patisserie (Must have completed the diploma course or have records of prior learning)
Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision (One year Part time)
All four courses are recognised by City and Guilds International.