Diploma in Food Preparation & Cooking (City & Guilds, UK)

Gain in-depth knowledge in food preparation and cookery skill. This Diploma in Food Preparation & Cooking encompasses of 70% in practical skills. The practical units are based on diverse cooking methods, pastry making, baking and food nutrition. Students get to learn basic skills such as vegetable cuttings to preparing egg dishes, up to a stage where they are able to prepare international buffet setup. Apart from learning how to create wonderful dishes, we also teach students on managing the kitchens.

The students' skills are developed through the use of a greater range of commodities within the practical units. Additional generic units are introduced, such as budgeting, menu planning and dietary requirements. After the diploma program, student can progress to take BA (Hons) Degree in International Culinary Arts in International Management Institute Switzerland (IMI).

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Duration: 24 months (inclusive of 6 months on-job-training)
Entry Requirement: Aged 16 and above

Term 1
Term 2


Intermediate skiils and techniques in Culinary Arts

Cambridge English
Hygiene, Kitchen Safety & Food Handling
Essential First Aid & CPR Training
Basic Kitchen Equipment Maintenance
Cooking Technique
Basic Butchery
Breakfast Production
Appetizer Production
Stock, Soup & Hot Sauce Production
Rice & Farinaceous Production
Main Course Production
Dessert Production
Catering Set-up Activities

Term 3
Term 4


Advance skills and techniques in Culinary Arts

English for Hospitality
Contemporary Exotic Cuisine
Food Production Quality & Quality Control
Catering Activities Coordination
Supervisory Administrative Functions
Basic Cost Control
Breakfast Production
Basic Nutrition
Barista Skills
Student Practical Project – Restaurant Operation

Term 5

On-The-Job training – 6 months

*The Cambridge English module will follow a 16 weeks schedule for each level. 

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