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National Certificate Courses offered at NDS Chefs Academy

See our different courses including the course fees and registration fees.

Professional Cookery

National Certificate Junior Chef Level 1

R73 05400/ 1 Year

Diploma Culinary Arts Level 2

R80 35900/ per year for 2 Years.

Advanced Diploma Patisserie Level 3

R88 39500/ per year for 3 Years.

Please Note:

  • The price for Year 1 is inclusive of the uniform.
  • The Price for the knife set is not included in the price above.
  • All students will have to sit in for the City and Guilds examination.

Food and Beverage Service

Food and Beverage Service Level 1 (Certificate)

R60 32300/ 1 Year

Food and Beverage Service Level 2 (Diploma)

R66 35500/ per year for 2 Years.

Food and Beverage Service Level 3 (Advanced Diploma)

R72 99000/ per year for 3 Years.

Please Note:

  • All students will have to sit in for the City and Guilds examination.

Reception Management

Reception Service Level 1 (Certificate)

R57 17250/ 1 Year

Reception Service Level 2 (Diploma)

R62 88975/ per year for 2 Years.

Reception Service Level 3 (Advanced Diploma)

R69 17900/ per year for 3 Years.

Please Note:

  • All students will have to sit in for the City and Guilds examination.

Accommodation Services

Accommodation Service Level 1 (Certificate)

R57 12550/ 1 Year

Accommodation Service Level 2 (Diploma)

R62 88970/ per year for 2 Years.

Accommodation Service Level 3 (Advanced Diploma)

R69 17900/ per year for 3 Years.

Please Note:

  • All students will have to sit in for the City and Guilds examination.

Short Courses offered at NDS Chefs Academy

The list below is of the short courses we offer – Please contact us if you require additional information

Basic Cooking Course

R3 75400/ 4 Days

Advanced Cooking Course

R4 50500/ 4 Days

Catering Course

R4 27400/ 4 Days

Basic Baking Course (Variety of doughs)

R4 85000/ 4 Days

Advanced Baking Course (Variety of cakes & icing)

R5 37000/ 4 Days

One day Biscuit Making

R1 10000/ 1 Day

Variety Of Baking Skills With Different Toppings

R1 26000/1 Day

Kiddies Cooking Course

R790/ 3 Days

Please Note:

  • Bookings should be made in advance and payment received at least a week before the time.
  • Classes can only accommodate 10 learners at a time.
  • Details of what will be cooked on a specific day will be obtained once enrolled.
  • Lessons begin at 9:00am to 12:00.
Enroll for a short course

Social Courses offered at NDS Chefs Academy

Please note for this courses we require a group 8 candidates and above. This is Ideal for couples retreat, team building, birthday parties etc.

Fish Dishes

R1 27050/ 1 Day

Meat Dishes

R1 32800/ 1 Day

Poultry Dishes

R1 14500/ 1 Day

Easter Baking

R75500/ 1 Day

Working with Dough (Making breads, buns etc)

R70000/ 1 Day

Cake Decoration

R98200/ 1 Day

Braai Dishes (Braai Master)

R1 56000/ 1 Day
Enroll for a short course

Skills Programs offered at NDS Chefs Academy

All the skills programs are offered to people already in the Industry of hospitality as a lot of hours need to be covered at the workplace.

Chef Assistant

R24 32600/ 21 Days

Food Service Assistant

R10 12500/ 8 Days

Table Attendant

R12 85725/ 17 Days

Housekeeping

R6 91500/ 7 Days

Laundry Assistant

R5 30300/ 5 Days

Kitchen Cleaner

R6 91000/ 7 Days

Public Area Cleaner

R5 69800/ 6 Days

Any Other Course Selected On Unit Standards

R260(per credit) Depends on the credits

Please Note:

  • This is ideal for staff development.
  • Any other short course selected on Unit standards will also be charged per credit (R250 per credit).
  • NB: All these skills programs are offered to people already in the Industry of hospitality as a lot of hours need to be covered at the workplace.

Skills Programs offered at NDS Chefs Academy

All the skills programs are offered to people already in the Industry of hospitality as a lot of hours need to be covered at the workplace.

Customer Care (none credit bearing)

R86600/ 1 Days

Menu Planning For Beginners

R86600/ 1 Days

Food Safety

R86600/ 1 Days

Health, Hygiene & Safety

R86600/ 1 Days

Knife skills

R93500/ 1 Days

Waitressing

R86600/ 1 Days

Housekeeping

R86600/ 1 Days

Food Handlers

R2 31000/ 5 Day

Communication In Workplace

R1 65000/ 1 Day

Leadership Skills

R1 65000/1 Day

Health, Hygiene & Safety

R1 65000/1 Day

Please Note:

  • This is ideal for staff development.
  • Any other short course selected on Unit standards will also be charged per credit (R220 per credit).
  • NB: All this skills programmes are offered to people already in the Industry of hospitality as a lot of hours need to be covered at the workplace.

Training and Skills Courses Provided

Basic Customer Care, based on CATHSSETA Unit Standards namely Unit Standard 7789- Provide Customer Service and 7791- Display Cultural awareness in dealing with customers and Colleagues, 7836- Maintain Customer Satisfaction

We also offer management training skills in the following field.

  • Introduction to Customer Care (Level 4)
  • Advance Customer Care (NQF Level 5)
  • Leadership Skills (Conflict Management, Decision Making, Time Management & Problem Solving)
  • Communication Skills ( Unit Standard 7822- Prepare written communication, 7794- Communicate Verbally, 7790- Process incoming and outgoing telephone calls)
  • Staff Relationship and staff etiquette.
  • Health and hygiene.
  • Advanced Senior Housekeeping.
  • Reception and administration

Learnerships in the following Qualification

  • Food and Beverage Services
  • Reception Management
  • Professional Cookery & Patisserie
  • Accommodation Services
  • Stock Control

NDS Chefs Academy Is Accredited With The Following Accreditation Bodies