Diploma in Food Preperation and Cooking – Culinary Arts

Apprenticeship Culinary Arts

Certificate in food preparation and cooking – city and guilds, N$45 000 per candidate including vat

Diploma in food preparation and culinary arts-City and Guilds, N$ 45 000.00 per candidate including VAT.

The apprenticeship programme is a two (2) part programme, the first part covers the certificate in culinary arts, successful completion of the certificate allows the candidate to progress to the second part which covers the diploma part of the apprenticeship programme

Time frame of apprenticeship – three (3) years
Proposed candidate’s applications submitted
Selection interview conducted
Candidate based at employer’s establishment for duration of apprenticeship
Theory conducted during block release – 3 block releases per year
3 weeks at enrolment
2 weeks mid-year
2 weeks preparation for and writing of exams (theoretical and practical exams)
Regular site visits and one on one sessions with candidates


Assessments and Examinations
Theoretical Assessments Done on Each Module
Practical Assessments on Cooking Techniques
Internal Mid Term Theoretical Exam
Summative Exam. Theory and Practical for Certificate Level
City and Guilds International Exams in June or November, on Successful Completion of Above Points.

Diploma: Modules Covered
Safety at Work
Food Safety in Catering Including Advanced Knife Skills
Prepare Food for Cold Presentation
Healthier Foods and Special Diets
Prepare, Cook and Finish Stocks Soups and Sauces
Prepare, Cook and Finish Fish and Shellfish Dishes
Prepare, Cook and Finish Meat, Poulty and Offal
Prepare, Cook and Finish Vegetables Fruit and Pulses
Prepare, Cook and Finish Rice, Grain, Farinaceous (Pasta) and Egg Dishes
Prepare Cook and Finish Hot, Cold Deserrts and Puddings
Catering Operations, Costs and Menu Planning

Assessments and Examinations
Theoretical Assessments Done on Each Module
Practical Assessments on Cooking Techniques
Internal Mid Term Theorectical Exam
Summative Exam. Theory and Practical for Diploma Level City and Guilds International Exams in June or November, on Successful Completion of Above Points

Course fees include:

  •  learning material, 
  • City and guild registration, exam fees 
  • (rewrites at candidates own cost)
  • Culinary arts student’s ingredients for block release practical’s 
  • Printing of portfolio log book files

Course fees exclude:

  • Uniforms
  • Knife set
  • Transport to and from academy
  • Accommodation and meals