Hospitality & Catering

Program Overview

The business of  hospitality & catering is a multifaceted industry that spans the globe and affects every facet of our lives. As the industry continues to evolve and mature, the opportunities that await those pursuing a career in leisure, tourism and hospitality are endless.

If you are seeking a career within the hospitality industry, this hands-on course gives you the training and development you need for your future career.  The program offers students an academic education together with vocational core competency training.

Through education and industry placements, students become familiar with the practicalities of the hospitality industry from food and beverage services, front office and rooms division to the strategic management of hotels, resorts and restaurants. Students will undertake industry placement during their last term of study.

Why study with us?

We provide high quality academic trainings that will enable you to get qualified in your chosen field; you will also be provided with a solid foundation to help you build your career or business. We’ll help you achieve your ambitions no matter how big they are and at the same time open your mind to possibilities you didn’t even know existed. Our standards are very high yet, we are easily accessible and affordable to everyone irrespective of their socio-economic background.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 – Matric,
  • A senior certificate or
  • National Certificate (N3) or a relevant Nated equivalent qualification
  • International students with Senior School Certificate can apply.

Program Modules

  • Nutrition & Menu Planning
  • Sanitation & safety
  • Catering Theory & Practical
  • Applied Management
  • Food and Beverage Services
  • Applied Management
  • Catering Theory & Practical
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management
  • Applied Management
  • Computer Practice
  • Catering Theory & Practical
  • Communication & Human Relations

Internship Requirement

This programme requires that the student undertakes an internship for a minimum of 18 months in relevant industry after completing the in-class academic study. There is an opportunity for job placement assistance through our industry network after graduating depending on availability.

Qualification Obtainable 

On completion of the program, student will receive a certificate for each level completed and subsequently a Diploma in Hospitality & Catering. Certificates and Diplomas are awarded by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Program Accreditation Information 

QCTO accreditation No: SDP1220/16/0017
Institute of Hospitality South Africa: 2313
Department of Higher Education and Training accreditation No: 2019/FE07/011

Duration, Study Mode & Intake Dates

Full Time

  • Study Duration: 1½ Years – 2 Years
  • Admission dates: January and July every year

Online & Part Time  

  • Duration:  1½ Years – 2½ Years
  • Admission dates: January and July every year   

Career Opportunities

  • Hotel manager
  • Kitchen manager
  • Head chef
  • Accommodation manager,
  • Housekeeping manager
  • Food & beverage manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Bar manager

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