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Course 2

Part-time Diploma in Culinary Arts

Learners are continually assessed both on practical and theoretical levels during all courses.

Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking, and Diploma in Culinary Arts (8065-02)

Course Summary: Students will study a highly specialised field of Culinary Arts, focusing on the integration of knowledge from theory to practical, and of in-depth knowledge of food preparation and cooking.

Qualification: National and International City&Guilds

Intake: January and June

Duration: 12 Months Course .The first six months is the Certificate phase, students will qualify with a Certificate in Food and Beverage Service and a Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking. They will also write a Food Safety exam. The following 6 months is the Diploma phase. Students will receive a Diploma in Food Preparation and cooking. This course has an add-on Patisserie option which is an additional 6 months.

*During the course, students attend the school every second week for two days – one day theory and one day practical, as required. Students must be able to attend classes at the FFA Campus in George. It is preferable to be already employed in the industry in order to do this course.

FEES
R 50 000(Once-off)
A deposit of R 15 000 payable by registration.
R 65 000(Payment Plan)
A deposit of R15 000 payable by registration, and the balance paid over 10 months of R 5 000 per month

Please note that as per the student and academic agreement, deposits are required to secure a place on the programme, and that students will be unable to write exams if there are any fees outstanding

Content of the Distance Learning Course
Level 1 Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking (8065-01)
  • Safety at work
  • Introduction to nutrition
  • Prepare food for cold presentation
  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by frying
  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by braising and stewing
  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by boiling, poaching and steaming
  • Prepare, cook and finish food by baking, roasting and grilling
  • Introduction to basic kitchen procedures
  • Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
  • Food safety in catering
  • Food Preparation and Cooking Principles


Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts) (8065-02)
  • Prepare food for cold presentation
  • Safety at work
  • Food safety in catering (Stand alone exam)
  • Healthier foods and special diet
  • Prepare, cook and finish stocks, soups and sauces
  • Prepare, cook and finish fish and shellfish dishes
  • Prepare, cook and finish meat, poultry and offal
  • Prepare, cook and finish vegetables, fruit and pulses
  • Prepare, cook and finish bakery products
  • Prepare, cook and finish hot and cold desserts and puddings
  • Catering operations, costs and menu planning
  • Culinary Arts principles

Offered as an add-on Course of 6 Months
  • Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Patisserie) (8065-03)
  • Safety at work
  • Food safety in catering
  • Prepare, cook and finish cakes, biscuits and sponge products
  • Prepare, cook and finish pastry products
  • Prepare, cook and finish dough products
  • Prepare, cook and finish hot desserts and puddings
  • Prepare, cook and finish cold desserts
  • Patisserie principles
FEES: R 20 000

FEES INCLUDE
  • All Ingredients for practical sessions                
  • Two Sets of Uniforms                    
  • Basic Knife Set                        
  • C&G Name Registration                   
  • Exam fees  

FEES EXCLUDE               
  • Accommodation               
  • Introduction to SA Wines                      
  • Food and Wine Paring
  • Exam fees                          
  • Transport

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Tel: 044 884 0765

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George, Western Cape
South Africa

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