Culinary Arts Programmes

Culinary Arts Programme

This 1 year intensive cookery programme provides students with the relevant theory, background and practical cooking skills ideal for those wishing to make their career in the field of professional cookery. Students have an option to do an additional 2nd year in either Patisserie (6 months), or the Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision (6 months), or both. The programme is offered in our Cape Town, Durban and Sandton campuses and work experience takes place at leading restaurants and hotels in the greater Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg areas.

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City & Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Patisserie)

This exciting programme will provide the knowledge and experience to move effortlessly between the most basic puff pastry to complex plated desserts. Covered in this programme are cake baking, decorative cake icing, desserts, and basic bread making. The programme includes theory and practical cookery lessons, with 10 weeks spent in bakeries, restaurant or hotel patisserie kitchens gaining knowledge and work experience from industry experts...

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City & Guilds Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision

This City & Guilds programme focuses on how to run and control a kitchen, from cost controls and menu planning to quality control. The course structure includes theory and practical cookery lessons, with work experience spent learning from kitchen managers at food service management properties, gaining knowledge and skills on the job from industry experts...

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Traineeship

Based on well-established apprenticeship principles, a Traineeship is an alternative to full time tertiary education. Comprising practical training undertaken in the workplace and theoretical study by way of distance learning through our IHS Online Campus, tutorials and ancillary courses, Traineeships have proven themselves (to trainees and employers) in the quality of graduates produced and the number of successful careers launched.

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