City & Guilds Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking 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 make your culinary dream a reality, look no further than our Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking. Combine cooking techniques, knife skills, as well as meat and fish fabrication with your own creativity to lay the foundation for a fruitful career in the hospitality industry.

Entry Requirements

Grade 10 and 18 years or older.

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
  • Food Safety in Catering
  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • Prepare Food for Cold Preparation
  • Prepare, Cook, and Finish:

– Frying

– Braising and Stewing

– Boiling, Poaching and Steaming

– Baking, Roasting and Grilling

  • Introduction to the Hospitality and Catering Industry
  • Other: Kitchen Terminology



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