Westwold College

Do you...

  • ... have a passion for the culinary arts?
  • ... desire the knowledge behind the technique?
  • ... enjoy making people happy?

Then Westwold College is the school for you! Our programmes provide young women with the technical and personal skills to excel in and love whatever they do.

Courses

We design our programmes to accommodate all our learner's needs, customizing them to suit their availability and any prior experience they may have in the industry.

Thanks to our ideal location, we are able to provide excellent training opportunities on-site and at local leading hotels and restaurants in Johannesburg. This provides our students with a comprehensive understanding of the industry and its standards, as they train in a realistic work environment and are subject to the same terms and conditions as full time employees.

On successful completion of our programme, our best graduates receive employment at hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and catering companies or pursue further study in the hospitality management diploma programmes.

The Westwold Advantage

  • Superb training at 4-star and 5-star establishments
  • Educational and cultural outings
  • Personal development programme
  • Supervisor student ratio of 1:2

Course Options

Chef Skills

In this programme you will acquire the basic culinary skills to work in any professional kitchen.. It is also the foundation course to pursue further study in the culinary arts.

Content

  • Understanding the industry and the organisation
  • Personal development
  • Health and hygiene
  • Meats, Fish and Sauces
  • Rice and Pasta
  • Baking and desserts
  • Fruit and vegetables


Entry Requirements

Grade 9

Practical component

Successful candidates will be required to work several days per week (including some Public Holidays) and standard industry shifts (including nightshift).

Certification

CATHSSETA (613/P/000163/2010)
Assistant Chef Skills Certificate
Westwold Certificate of Attendance

Professional Cookery

In this programme you will acquire the basic culinary skills to work in any professional kitchen or start your own small business. It is also the foundation course to pursue further study in the culinary arts

Content

  • Supply management
  • Personal development
  • Hygiene management
  • Coaching and training
  • Kitchen operations
  • Customer relations


Entry Requirements

Grade 12 or
Chef Skills Certificate or equivalent

Practical component

Successful candidates will be required to work several days per week (including some Public Holidays) and standard industry shifts (including nightshift).

Certification

CATHSSETA (613/P/000163/2010)
Professional Cookery Certificate
Westwold Certificate of Attendance