ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

NQF Level 1 (Grade 9) or students between 16 and 21 years of age meeting our criteria.

CURRICULUM

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATE - CHEF

  1. NQF Level 2 (1 year)
    • Foundation learning competence certificate
    • Foundational communication
    • Foundational mathematical literacy
    • Food service assistant
    • Convenience food cooking
    • Table attendant skills
    • Assistant chef
  2. NQF Level 3 (1 Year)
    • Personal hygiene & safety
    • Numeracy & units of measurement
    • Environmental awareness
    • Basic ingredients
    • Food preparation methods & techniques
    • Food cooking methods & techniques
  3. NQF Level 4 (1 Year)

    • Food safety and quality assurance

    • Workplace safety

    • Computer literacy & research

    • Environment sustainability

    • Introduction to nutrition & diet

    • Gastronomy, basic scientific principles, flavour construction & global cuisines

    • Theory of food production

    • Theory of commodity resource management

  4. NQF Level 5 (1 Year)

    • Theory of safety supervision

    • Healthier food preparation & cooking

    • Theory of food production supervision

    • Theory of staff resource management

    • Theory of production facilities & equipment resource management

    • Operational cost control

    • Menu planning & recipe costing