City & Guilds

Diploma In Food Preparation & Cooking - Culinary Arts


This course is a combination of the Level 1 Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking and Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking. This course is ideal for students who would like to gain the skills and knowlede applicable to your Culinary arts (Hot Kitchen) areas.

Course Duration

12 Months
Full Time or Part Time


CITY & GUILDS Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts) Level 2
CITY & GUILDS Food Safety and Catering
Culinary Institute of Cape Town certification
Accredited First Aid and Fire Certification

Study Plan

City & Guilds Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision LEVEL 3
QCTO NQF Level 5 Occupational Certificate: Chef

Job Possibilities

Sous Chef
International Work Opportunities

Semester 1

  • Safety at worK
  • Introduction to nutrition
  • Prepare, cook and finish food through different cooking methods such as
    • Frying
    • Braising
    • Stewing
    • Boiling
    • Poaching
    • Steaming
    • Baking
    • Roasting
    • Grilling
  • Introduction to basic kitchen procedures
  • Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
  • Food Safety in Catering
  • Food preparation and Cooking Principles

Semester 2

  • Prepared food for cold presentation
  • Safety at work
  • Food Safety in Catering
  • Healthier foods and special diets
  • Prepare, cook and finish the following:
    • Stocks, soups, and sauces
    • Fish and Shellfish
    • Poultry and Offal
    • Vegetables,
    • Fruit and Pulses
    • Rice, Grain, farinaceous products
    • Egg Dishes
    • Bakery products
    • Hot and Cold Desserts and Puddings
  • Catering Operations
  • Costing
  • Menu Planning
  • Culinary Arts Principles

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