Diploma in Food Preperation and Cooking – Culinary Arts

Apprenticeship Culinary Arts

Certificate: Modules Covered 

  • Safety at Work 
  • Food Safety in Catering Including Knife Skills 
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Catering Industry 
  • Introduction to Basic Kitchen Procedures 
  • Introduction to Nutrition 
  • Prepare Food for Cold Presentation 
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish Foods by FryingBraising and Stewing, Boiling, Poaching, Steaming, Basking, Roasting and Grilling 

The Apprenticeship Programme Is a Two (2) Part Programme, the First Part Covers the Certificate in Culinary Arts, Successful Completion of the Certificate Alows 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 Candidates Applications Submitted
  • Selection Interview Conducted
  • Candidate Based at Employers Establishment for Duration of Apprenticship
  • Theory Conducted During Block Release – 3 Block Releases Per Year
  • 3 Weeks at Enrollment
  • 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


Payment Structure

Certificate and Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking. Certificate is N$ 38000 for 18 months and Diploma is N$ 45000 for 18 months.

Course Fees Include:

  • Learning Material
  • City and Guild Registration
  • Exam Fees (Rewrites at Candidates Own Cost)
  • Culinary Arts Students Ingredients for Block Release Practicals
  • Printing of Portfolio Log Book Files

Course Fees Exclude:

  • Uniforms
  • Knife Set
  • Transport to and From Academy
  • Accomodation and Meals