City & Guilds

Diploma In Food Preparation & Cooking - Patisserie


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

Course Duration

12 Months
Full Time or Part Time


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

Study Plan

City & Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking – Culinary Arts Principles LEVEL 2
City & Guilds Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision LEVEL 3
QCTO NQF Level 5 Occupational Certificate: Chef

Job Possibilities

Sous Chef
Patisserie 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

  • Safety at work
  • Food Safety in Catering
  • Prepare, cook and finish the following:
    • Cakes
    • Biscuits
    • Sponges
    • Pastry products
    • Dough Products
    • Hot Desserts and Puddings
    • Cold Desserts
    • Patisserie Principles
  • Chocolate Work
  • Sugar Art
  • Cake Decorating

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