PROFFESIONAL CHEF COURSES | DIPLOMA

Duration of Course – 30 Months

Olive Chef Scool students are highly regarded and sought after upon completion of their culinary qualifications. The City and Guilds Diploma in food Preparation is internationally recognised in an excess of 100 countries worldwide.

Olive Chef School Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts

In the highly competitive and dynamic world of the culinary industry there is always the next level of perfection to reach or another skill to master. Olive Chef School’s Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts equips you with the stepping-stone to master the best practices in the culinary world. An international Diploma in Food Preparation provides Chef students with exceptional culinary and catering skills through classical culinary training.

Course layout

The first component of the course, fourteen months, chef training is presented at Olive Chef School, situated at 14 Louis Botha Street, Waverley in Bloemfontein. The second component, sixteen months, which consists of experiential training, is conducted at elite five star venues across South Africa. Furthermore, these placements are guaranteed.

FIRST COMPONENT

The first year consists of three parts:

  • Theory, which includes cooking 101, pastry 101 and kitchen management,
  • Practical
  • And experiential in-service training.
  • Students’ theory is further enhanced and skills honed in our practical kitchen. Students also complete basic first aid and fire training as well as formal wedding cake training.

    SECOND COMPONENT

    Students are placed at selected five star venues, as well as at some of the top twenty restaurants in the Cape Wine Lands, in order to receive experiential in-service training for a period of twelve months. During the second year students are also expected to complete a thesis as well as an assessment relevant to the course layout, which consists of a seven-course gourmet practical. During this period, the student receives a basic salary.

    Olive Chef School industrial training kitchen

  • 110m² industrial kitchen
  • All products for practical classes included
  • Wusthof Knife Set and complete Chef uniform included
  • All recipes, notes and cooking book are included
  • A large selection of equipment to assist the students in their training
  • Shuttle Service available at a minimal fee monthly
  • Registrations

  • Olive Chef School is a City and Guilds approved Centre Centre Number 843 255
  • CATHSSETA Skills Development Accreditation Number 613/P/000323/2017
  • QCTO Accreditation Number SDP 1221/18/00251
  • Qualifications received upon completion of chef training

  • Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts – Olive chef School
  • Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking – City and Guilds
  • Food Safety Certificate – City and Guilds
  • Olive Shef School management and professional chefs

  • Executive chef Rinette Enslin – Silwood Grande Diploma
  • Head chef Nico Augustyn – Advanced Diploma in Classical Culinary Arts
  • Sous chef Ruanda Hewetson – Diploma in Classical Culinary Arts
  • Luzanne Kruger - Administration Officer
  • MINIMUM QUALIFYING CRITERIA:

  • Must be 17 years or older.
  • Must be in grade 12 or have a grade 12 certificate.
  • An application form must be completed (Request Application Form).
  • A main course recipe accompanied by a photo thereof.
  • A short CV accompanied by a motivational letter.
  • Potential students must be available for an interview with chef Rinette before final selection is made.
  • OLIVE CHEF SCHOOL PRICING - 2020 Intake

    Cost of Course: R145 000.00

    Trade test: R15 000.00

    Option 1

    R 30 000.00 Registration Fee to secure placement, forms part of tuition fees An once-off payment of R 110 000.00, which includes a R 5 000.00 discount

    Total Payment: R140 000.00

    Option 2 – 6 Months

    30 000.00 Registration Fee to secure placement, forms part of tuition fees
    R 50 000.00 Initial Fee which is payable end of January 2020
    R 11 119.48 Installment for Six Months, this amount includes interest of 9 % per annum

    Total Payment: R146 716.88

    Option 3 – 12 Months

    30 000.00 Registration Fee to secure placement, forms part of tuition fees
    R 50 000.00 Initial Fee which is payable end of January 2020
    R 5 684.35 Installment for Twelve Months, this amount includes interest of 9 % per annum

    Total Payment: R148212.20

    Option 4 – 15 Months

    30 000.00 Registration Fee to secure placement, forms part of tuition fees
    R 50 000.00 Initial Fee which is payable end of January 2020
    R 4 597.87 Installment for Fifteen Months, this amount includes interest of 9 % per annum

    Total Payment: R148 967.98


    The R 15 000.00 is payable at the end of the 2021, this will be paid to a Trade Centre of your choice when we book the Trade Test for you.

    Please note that we can customize a payment plan for you, should you wish to look at an alternative plan please contact our accounts department at olive@webmail.co.za

    Included:
    Chef Jackets
    Wusthoff Knife Set
    Books and Notes
    Examination Fees
    Ingredients for Practical

    Olive Chef School Lite Certificate

    One Year International Course, with emphasis on Food Catering Service

    Olive Chef School Lite Certificate

    One Year International Course, with emphasis on Food Catering Service

    6 Months Theory & Practical Training
    6 Months Experiential Training at 3 Star Venues

    Either in Bloemfontein or outside of Bloemfontein

    Payment Options:


    Payment Plan A

    R 20 000.00 Registration Fee to Secure placement, forms part of tuition fees.
    A once-off payment of R 65 000.00
    Total Payment: R 85 000.00

    Payment Plan B – 3 Months

    R 20 000.00 Registration Fee to Secure placement, forms part of tuition fees.
    Three installments of R 21 992.49, this amount includes interest of 9 % per annum
    Total Payment: R85 977.43

    Payment Plan C – 6 Months

    R 20 000.00 Registration Fee to Secure placement, forms part of tuition fees.
    Six installments of R 11 119.48, this amount includes interest of 9 % per annum
    Total Payment: R 86 716.87

    Payment Plan D – 12 Months

    R 20 000.00 Registration Fee to Secure placement, forms part of tuition fees.
    Twelve installments of R 5 684.35, this amount includes interest of 9 % per annum
    Total Payment: R 88 212.15

    Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Grade 10 with an interview with the Principal

  • Weekly Lay-out

  • Three Days Practical Training which will either be baking or cooking
  • One Day Theoretical Class
  • Two Days Experiential Training at Hotels in Bloemfontein

  • Cost of Course – R 85 000.00

  • Knife Set(Included)
  • Chef Uniform(Included)
  • Examination Fees(Included)
  • Ingredients for practical classes(Included)
  • Starting Date of Course

    16th March 2020

    On Successful Completion of Course:

  • City and Guilds Food Safety Certificate
  • City and Guilds Food Preparation Certificate
  • Olive Chef School Certificate