Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts

Sep 14, 2022 | Articles

Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts

Kickstart a Solid, Lucrative Career as a Chef with an Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts

If you’ve just finished school, chances are you have a lot going on in your head. You’re probably also under a lot of stress from your parents to find a solid career that can keep you happy and financially independent for the next 40 to 50 years. It’s a lot of pressure, but remember, in a country where 60% are unemployed, it’s important to have a career goal and be sensible about achieving it from a young age.

As one of the leading Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Academies in the Southern Hemisphere, we believe that the only way to secure a successful future is to invest in a career you’re passionate about. And if you’re someone passionate about the culinary arts, then you’re going to have an enormous selection of careers to choose from – local and international. But first, you need the right advanced diploma in culinary arts.

Celebrating over 10 years of excellence, Chefs Training & Innovation Academy is the leading Culinary Arts Academy of choice in South Africa. We’re on a mission to develop industry-ready professionals. As such, our alumni are reaping the benefits of their CTIA training and can be found working in all corners of the world, becoming everything from sought-after chefs to authors, influencers, and entrepreneurs.

The QCTO Was Developed for Professionals by Professionals

As an elite and influential culinary arts academy of excellence, we offer a City & Guilds QCTO Occupational Certificate, which includes an Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, an International Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, and the QCTO Trade Test. Developed for professionals in the hospitality industry and accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) and City & Guilds, our advanced programme is for the student that wants to kick-start a solid culinary foundation and enter the industry as an employable commis chef or chef de partie.

The QCTO is an advanced programme designed to bring together the financial, operational, and labour aspects of running a kitchen, as well as the theoretical, practical, and workplace elements of food preparation and service excellence. Providing a direct pathway from an entry-level position, the QCTO will give you a competitive edge.

Whether you’re looking to fast-track a culinary arts career, open your own business, or get into hospitality management – Chefs Training & Innovation Academy is the culinary school of choice in South Africa. With schools throughout South Africa, our QCTO advanced culinary arts diploma ensures that students get the best training, European internships, and local and international jobs available.

Contact us today. Our 2020 enrolments open on the 15th of February.

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