This national qualification (SAQA ID 14111) has been developed to offer a wide spectrum of unemployed persons and school leavers with a Grade 10 certificate or equivalent, the opportunity to qualify themselves for job opportunities as commis chefs in the hospitality industry.
In accordance with CHS policy regarding lifelong learning, successful candidates can on completion of the certificate course enroll for other full time or part time courses offered by CHS to further their qualifications. All credits obtained will be recognised if applicable to other programmes offered by CHS.
The course will consists of five months on campus (theoretical and practical) training and 5 months off campus practical training; the latter will be arranged by CHS under close supervision and according to a roster to complement the theoretical training.
CATHSSETA Qualification included:
- National Certificate: Food Preparation and Cooking (SAQA ID:14111)
City & Guilds – Optional Extra:
- Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking (8065-01) o Food Safety in Catering (8065-203)
|One Year Only|
|Registration Deposit||R 6000|
|Balance of study fees||R 30 000|
|Total for the year||R 36 000|
Chef students are placed and monitored at some of the leading hotels, restaurants and conference venues in Pretoria and CHS is proud to have long standing relationships with these establishments. These practical placements ensure that our students are ready for employment upon completion of the course as they have gained invaluable workplace experience.