City & Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking RPL Full-time

Would you like to cook the finest foods in some of the best restaurants locally and around the world? If you would love to turn this dream into a reality, look no further and register for this Diploma. Learn about the latest cooking techniques, knife skills, as well as meat and fish fabrication and combine this with your own creativity to lay the foundation to becoming the next big name in the industry.

Entry Requirements

City & Guilds Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking or 3 to 5 years industry-related work experience with provided evidence.

Course Duration

  • 1st Semester: Feb – Jun (theory and practical)
  • 2nd Semester: Jun – Oct (industry placement)
  • 2nd Semester: Nov (City & Guilds examination)

Course Outline

  • Safety at Work
  • Prepare Food for Cold Presentation
  • Food Safety in Catering
  • Healthier Foods and Special Diets
  • Prepare, Cook, and Finish:

– Stock, Soups, Sauces

– Fish, Shellfish, Meat, Poultry, Offal

– Vegetables, Fruit, Pulses

– Rice, Grain, Farinaceous Products

– Egg Dishes

– Bakery Products

  • Hot and Cold Desserts and Puddings
  • Catering Operations, Cost, Menu Planning and Budgeting.
  • Other: Kitchen Terminology


  • City & Guilds – Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking
  • City & Guilds – Food Safety in Catering (only if not obtained from previous/older certificates)
  • Capsicum Certificate of Attendance