CTIA INNOVATION MODULES

CUSTOMISE & SPECIALISE
YOUR EDUCATION

CTIA offers students the opportunity to customize and specialise their education through our newly added innovation modules. Included in your programme, students will be able to select from a list of specialised modules.

Course Credit Towards Electives
12-Month Programmes 2
18-Month Programme 3
36-Month QCTO Duel Certification 3
36-Month QCTO Duel Certification + Pastry 4

*Included in full-time programmes only. Each credit is to the value of R3 500. Part-time students have the option to add this to their programme at an additional cost. Please note that these programmes are only offered during office hours.

CULINARY ELECTIVE

Learn innovative and modern preparation and cooking techniques.

 

Coral sponge, foams, caviar, sous vide, gels and soils.

The art of meat preservation and preparation.

 

Coppa ham, salami, pancetta, dry-cured bacon, biltong, sausages.

Learn how to turn milk into various dairy based products and cheeses.

 

Cream cheese, halloumi, mozzarella, paneer, Cheddar or Gouda.

Plating for photography vs plating for serving (types and cameras, styling different types of food, lighting).

Basics of a good photograph: composition, focus.

Using natural lighting (when studio lighting is not available).

Food photography using your smartphone.

Food photography for Instagram.

Adding a human element or “action”.

Importance of colour.

Importance of texture.

PASTRY ELECTIVE

Chocolate moulding, chocolate paste and pastillage

(Petit Fours & Friandises)

 

Bon bons, candies, fudges, halvah, taffy, nougat, marshmallow, dragon beard, honeycomb.

Blown sugar, pulled sugar, moulded sculpture

 

Different types of sugar to be used, Isomalt and sugar plain / white

Plating for photography vs plating for serving (types and cameras, styling different types of food, lighting).

Basics of a good photograph: composition, focus.

Using natural lighting (when studio lighting is not available).

Food photography using your smartphone.

Food photography for Instagram.

Adding a human element or “action”.

Importance of colour.

Importance of texture.