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Culinary Arts Training

What Chef qualification are you interested in?

Live Your Dream Career

Start to Live Big and OWN Your Passion In the Culinary Industry. As a Chef, Baker, Food Stylist or Entrepreneur Restauranteur, Caterer, Wedding and Events Planner


ENROL AT OUR CULINARY SCHOOL TODAY

3 Year Occupational Certificate Chef (QCTO)

Globally recognised QCTO Accredited Certificate and qualification upon completion.

Year 1: R93 500.00  |  Year 2: R52 900.00  |  Year 3: Approximately R50 000.00 (plus annual escalations).  Facilitated from the last week of January of each calendar year.
A SELECTION OF PAYMENT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE!

  • A Registered qualification on the South African Qualification Authority Framework (SAQA)
  • Qualification ID: 101697
  • NQF Level: 5
  • Minimum Credits: 554
  • Quality Assurance: QCTO – The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations
  • Additional Certificate: The Hurst Campus 3 Year Grande Advanced Food and Wine Service Programme

Students registered for the 2-year Advanced Food and Wine Chef Programme with a first-year registration date at the start of 2017 or 2018 will be able to migrate to the 3-year Occupational Certificate Chef Qualification.

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Chef Programme Overview

Year 1:

  • Introduction to the Kitchen and the Hospitality and Catering Industry
  • Personal Hygiene and Safety
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance
  • Basic Ingredients
  • Cooking and Baking Methods and Techniques
  • Personal Development as a Chef
  • Cooking and Baking Practical’s
  • Computer Literacy
  • Culinary Maths
  • Deliveries and Storage
  • Assessments, Tests, Exams and Individual Feedback Sessions
  • Paid Internship (Work Experience Module:  Sept – Jan)
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Year 2:

  • Workplace Safety
  • Computer Literacy and Research
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Introduction to Nutrition and Diets
  • Gastronomy 1
  • Kitchen Management
  • Advanced Cooking and Baking Techniques

Bonus Hurst Campus Course Material:

  • Global Cuisines
  • Leadership and Communication
  • Advanced Food Theory
  • Wine Course
  • French Culinary Terms
  • First Aid Course
  • Fire Fighting Course
  • Excursions to Wine Farms and Suppliers
  • Food and Wine Pairing
  • Food and Beverage Management


Year 3:

  • Paid Internship (Work Experience Module: Jan – May)
  • Workplace Experience
  • Theory of Safety Supervision
  • Gastronomy 2
  • Food Production
  • Product Development
  • Food Supervision
  • Human Resource Management
  • Commodity Resource Management
  • Operational Cost Control
  • Menu Planning and Recipe Costing

Bonus Hurst Campus Course Material:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Communication
  • Sustainability
  • Advanced Menu Planning
  • Marketing
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Bar Service
  • Restaurant Design
  • Restaurant Event
  • Career Planning
  • Industry Introductions

Your Dream Culinary Career is Just One Easy Step Away!

Globally recognised Chef Certificate and Qualification upon completion.

Commences last week of January of each calendar year.

2 Year Advanced Food and Wine Chef’s Programme

Globally recognised certificate and qualification upon completion

Year 1: R93 500.00 | Year 2: R52 900.00 | Commences last week of January of each calendar year.

A SELECTION OF PAYMENT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE!


  • City & Guilds 8065-02 Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking IVQ – (Globally recognized in 81 countries)
  • City & Guilds 8066-02 Level 2 Food and Beverage Services
  • City & Guilds 8065-221 Level 2 Culinary Arts Principles 
  • City & Guilds 8065-203 Level 2 Food and Safety in Catering
  • Hidden Gems Wine Appreciation Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate 
  • Fire Fighting Certificate
  • The Hurst Campus 2 Year Advanced Food and Wine Chef Programme

The last date for registration and enrolment for this qualification is 2018.  This qualification is being phased out and replaced by the 3-year Occupational Certificate Chef.
 
Students who have registered for the 2-year Advanced Food and Wine Programme in 2017 and 2018 will be able to migrate to the 3-year Occupational Certificate Chef.

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Your DREAM CAREER is just one step from becoming a reality!
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Chef Programme Overview

Year 1:

  • Health and Safety
  • Structured practical’s in Cooking, Baking and   Pastry
  • Food and Baking Theory
  • Communication
  • Culinary Math’s
  • Deliveries and Safe Storage of Produce
  • Stock Control
  • Regular Assessments, Tests, Examinations and Individual Feedback Sessions
  • A Supervised 20-week Paid Internship in a Restaurant or Hotel Kitchen

Year 2:

  • Advanced Food and Baking Theory
  • The Importance of Communication
  • Leadership in the Kitchen
  • Healthy Eating, Nutrition
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Menu Planning
  • Advanced Kitchen Practical Sessions
  • Global Cuisine
  • Tastings and Field Trips
  • A Wine Course
  • Food and Wine Pairing
  • First Aid Certificate Course
  • Projects and Assignments
  • City and Guilds Portfolio of Evidence Submission
  • City and Guilds Examinations

Your Dream Culinary Career is Just One Easy Step Away!

Globally recognised Chef Certificate and Qualification upon completion.

Commences last week of January of each calendar year.

Our qualifications will train you for a variety of career outcomes including the exciting mobile lifestyle of a Chef.

Our superstar alumni talent is found in so many kitchens both here in SA and overseas.   You need to look no further than the award-winning Foliage restaurant in Franschhoek, owned by our very talented Chris Erasmus, Saucisse Deli situated at the renowned Woodstock Biscuit Mill & headed up by Amanda Lewis or why not jump on a plane and visit Etienne Truter, Executive Chef at the Hyatt Hotel in Kyoto Japan.

Our qualifications combine a solid foundation in classical technique of both cooking and baking.

Great practical experience is gained as you are taught by our experienced Chefs and Front of House Team in our varied training areas which include a Bakery/ Pastry kitchen, hands-on practical stations and a fast-casual style of student Cafeteria.
 
You also get to earn while you learn whilst completing paid internships at a local restaurant or hotel. 


Accommodation

On-site accommodation is provided for a limited number of first-year students once they have received confirmation that they have been accepted as a student by the Registrar. Preference is given to students who live outside of the Western Cape with no immediate family in the area.


Alternatively, why not join another one of our family members and share a student flat or house

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Internships

As part of the curriculum each student will be required to complete an internship cycle/s. All students will be personally assisted and placed in the Cape area, including kitchens in Paarl; Franschhoek; Stellenbosch and the City of Cape Town.


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Apply for enrolment here

This application only takes 2 minutes and can launch your career in the culinary industry. 
Call or (074) 147-0801 for assistance if needed.

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Your Dream Culinary Career is Just One Easy Step Away!

Globally recognised Chef Certificate and Qualification upon completion.

Commences last week of January of each calendar year.

+27 74 147 0801
  rebecca@thehurstcampus.co.za

Backsberg Estate Cellars cc,

Cape Town, 7670

    

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