Exploring Essential Culinary School Courses for Success

Mar 11, 2024 | Articles

Building a Solid Foundation: Exploring Essential Culinary School Courses for Success

If you aspire to be a professional chef or want to work in the hospitality sector, enrolling in a top culinary school is one of the best investments you can make. Your chosen culinary school will harness your potential by honing your talents and teaching you the critical culinary techniques and skills needed to succeed. Whether you’re looking for a full-time chef qualification or a part-time course to elevate your skills, CTIA has much on offer. Let’s explore some of our top course offerings for soon-to-be chefs.

Top Cooking Courses at Our Culinary School

If you have dreams of becoming a head chef in a top global kitchen, you’ve likely considered a full-time chef qualification. Two top courses include:

  • Full-time occupational chef certificate:This full-time, three-year chef qualification includes a diploma in patisserie and is internationally recognised by City & Guilds. During the programme, students will cover an extensive array of subjects, including kitchen safety and hygiene, dry and moist heat cooking methods, theory of food production, menu costing, recipe development, prepping, cooking and finishing a range of dishes, and understanding the scientific principles of gastronomy. During semesters 5 and 6, students will gain real-world experience at work-integrated learning placements.
  • Full-time professional pastry programme: Our professional pastry programme runs for 12 months, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to become seasoned pastry chefs in the sector. Subjects include computer literacy, menu planning and costing, hospitality catering, moist and dry heat cooking methods, and prepping, making and finishing a wide range of dishes including pastry and dough products, hot desserts, and chocolate products.

Both courses provide the knowledge and skills needed to excel in professional kitchens and bakeries.

Students will also enjoy all-inclusive fees, meaning they don’t have to stress about sourcing chef uniforms and other important apparatus. Our fees include two full sets of uniforms, branded golf shirts, safety shoes, a knife set, course material, a recipe book, orientation week, industry placements, all assessments, free Wi-Fi, all practical ingredients, and so much more.

Explore CTIA 

If you’re ready to take the leap and learn from some of the best in the culinary industry, why not visit your nearest Chefs Training and Innovation Academy? We will show you what our campuses have to offer and answer all your queries. Your culinary journey begins the moment you step into a world-class culinary school like CTIA. We look forward to welcoming you to the dynamic world of hospitality.

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