City & Guilds

Food Preparation & Cookery Programme

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This course is ideal for students who would like to learn the basic fundamental skills of the kitchen.

Course Duration

6 Months
Full Time or Part Time

Qualifications

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

Job Possibilities

Kitchen Assistant
Trainee Sous Chef
Trainee Chef
International Work opportunities

Theory Modules

  • Personal Hygiene and safety
  • Food safety and quality assurance
  • Workplace safety
  • Introduction to the kitchen and the hospitality and catering industry
  • Food preparation methods such as
  • Frying, Braising
  • Stewing, Boiling
  • Poaching, Steaming
  • Baking, Roasting
  • Grilling

Practical Modules

  • Prepare and assemble food items using different methods and techniques, equipment and utensils
  • Implement food production
  • Assist with kitchen activities
  • Hygiene practices and cleaning processes and procedures within the food production environment
  • Processes and procedures for preparing and assembling a variety of food items using different methods and techniques, equipment and utensils and to accommodate special dietary requirements
  • Preparation of food using cooking methods such as;
    • Frying, Braising, Stewing, Boiling
    • Poaching, Steaming, Baking
    • Roasting, Grilling

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