City & Guilds Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking Full-time (Copy)

For aspiring chefs who require a solid foundation, this City & Guilds course is the perfect bridge to more specialised culinary courses. On successful completion, you will be equipped with all the basic chef fundamentals.

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 presentation
  • Prepare, cook and finish foods by: frying, braising and stewing, boiling, poaching and steaming, baking, roasting and grilling, non-thermal cooking method
  • Introduction to basic kitchen procedures
  • Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry
  • Kitchen terminology



  • City & Guilds IVQ Level 1 Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking
  • City & Guilds IVQ – Food Safety in Catering (if not obtained from previous studies)
  • Capsicum Certificate of Attendance