Enrolment Requirements

To apply for any course, you need to be:

  • Young: between 18 – 32 years’ old
  • Love cooking and baking
  • Have a Matric certificate or equivalent
  • Read, write and speak English
  • Have a winning smile, be team orientated and love working with people
  • Willing to be successful!

To complete the application process, you need to send us:

  • Signed and completed application form (including the terms and conditions)
  • Hand-written letter in English motivating the reasons why we should consider your application to join our campus
  • Your latest school report
  • Two passport sized photographs
  • A copy of your ID or passport
  • One written reference (not from a family member or personal friend)
  • Your application fee

All foreign students are required to organize their own Student Visa once they have been accepted for the course. You also need to be interviewed via Skype as part of the application process.

What’s included in the course?

  • We offer an outstanding personal service. We change people’s lives and inspire greatness.  Our value is delivered in the quality of your campus experience. We inspire confidence, self-belief and success.
  • High-quality theoretical sessions are complemented with hands-on practical training. Your wine course, first-aid qualification, all registrations and examination fees are part of this unique package also.
  • You get gear too! Working uniform is supplied for the different practical in-house areas.
  • You will also receive an imported F DICK knife kit – the tools of your trade, as well as a student card, textbooks and workbook manuals.
  • Don’t forget that as a registered learner, you gain access to our resources.
  • The fun part is thrown in too - your personal access to our family life at the Cape’s number 1 Super Cool Culinary School.  You also get to make friends for life.

What else do you need and have to pay for?

  • Flat, black enclosed formal safety shoes for all practical sessions (no crocs).
  • Formal shoes for front of house uniform and 2 pairs of chino pants that fit your body shape and size
  • Affordable meals and drinks in the cafeteria and coffee bar, printing/photocopies and stationery, project work and assignments
  • Accommodation, laundry, transport costs to and from the school/internship, any supplementary exam fees, extra lessons, repeating any part of the curriculum, replacement of lost or broken items, including items of value supplied by us such as your knife kit and student visas and any medical aid/bills and personal insurances.

You will eat well...

The Hurst Campus operates a Bakery and Coffee Bar which stocks fresh pastries, cakes, snacks, hot and cold beverages and sandwiches and a fast casual cafeteria serving bistro style food – at affordable rates for students for lunches during term time.

+27 74 147 0801

Backsberg Estate Cellars cc,

Cape Town, 7670


Your Dream Career is Just One Easy Step Away from Becoming Reality

Globally recognised certificate and qualification upon completion

Commences last week of January of each calendar year.

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