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

Gain in-depth knowledge in food preparation and cookery skills. This Diploma in Food Preparation & Cooking encompasses  70% in practical skills training. These are based on diverse cooking methods, pastry making, baking and food nutrition. Students get to learn basic skills such as vegetable cutting to preparing egg dishes, up to a stage where they are able to put together an international buffet setup. Apart from learning how to create spectacular dishes, students are also taught to manage the kitchen efficiently.

The students' skills are further enhanced and developed by training related areas such as budgeting, menu planning and dietary requirements as part of their programme.

Please download the leaftlet visuals for more details programme outline.


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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