COURSE INFORMATION

Capsicum’s City & Guilds accredited programmes can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis

QCTO Occupational Certificate: Chef

City & Guilds IVQ Level 2

This all-in-one programme will prepare you as an aspiring chef to reach the very top of the culinary career ladder.

City & Guilds International Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) are not national qualifications.

Diploma in Food Preparation & Cooking

City & Guilds IVQ Level 2

Acquire the skills and knowledge to prepare you for your career as a chef. This course also includes basic patisserie training.

City & Guilds International Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) are not national qualifications.

Diploma in Patisserie

City & Guilds IVQ Level 1

This specialised programme will give you an advantage in an industry where patisserie skills are highly valued.

City & Guilds International Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) are not national qualifications.

Certificate in Food Preparation & Cooking

This programme will prepare you with the fundamentals required to succeed at an entry level in a professional kitchen.

City & Guilds International Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) are not national qualifications.

QCTO Occupational Certificate: Chef

*City & Guilds IVQ Level 2

This all-in-one programme will prepare you as an aspiring chef to reach the very top of the culinary career ladder.

Course Details

Diploma in Food Preparation & Cooking

*City & Guilds IVQ Level 2

Acquire the skills and knowledge to prepare you for your career as a chef. This course also includes basic patisserie training.

Course Details

Diploma in Patisserie

*City & Guilds IVQ Level 1

This specialised programme will give you an advantage in an industry where patisserie skills are highly valued.

Course Details

Certificate in Food Preparation & Cooking

This programme will prepare you with the fundamentals required to succeed at an entry level in a professional kitchen.

Course Details

READY TO BECOME A CHEF?

LIVE YOUR CULINARY DREAM

In addition to academic excellence and internationally-recognised City & Guilds qualifications, our chef graduates are assured of employment within the local and international hospitality sector. Capsicum’s course fees are all inclusive of everything you will need to be successful in your studies. Here’s a summary of what is included:

  • Membership to the South African Chefs Association (SACA), which ensures participation in competitions, networking events and conferences
  • Uniform, Apron, Safety Shoes, Quality Chef’s Knives
  • Textbooks, Training Material, Ingredients and Exam Fees
  • Integration to the renowned Swiss Education Group
  • Events such as: High Teas, Chef’s Table, Speakers and Master Class Lectures
  • CSI participation which includes cooking skill demonstrations and knowledge transfer to disadvantaged youth
  • Personalised Industry Placement
  • Connect with our industry partners for exciting career opportunities
  • Field Trips
  • Free Wi-Fi