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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

R57 500/ 1 Year

Diploma Culinary Arts Level 2

R63 250/ per year for 2 Years.

Please Note:

  • The price for Year 1 is inclusive of the uniform.
  • The Price for  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

National Certificate Food & Beverage Service Level 1

R45 000/ 1 Year

Reception Management

National Certificate Reception Service Level 1

R45 000/ 1 Year

Please Note:

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

Accommodation Services

National Certificate Accommodation Service Level 1

R45 000/ 1 Year

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 16250/ 4 Saturdays

Advanced Cooking Course

R3 795/ 4 Saturdays

Catering Course

R3 47875/ 4 Saturdays

Basic Baking Course

R4 048/ 4 Saturdays

Advanced Baking Course

R4 42750/ 4 Saturdays

One day Biscuit Making

R86250/ 1 Saturday

Kids Cooking Lessons

R690/ 3 Days ( Tuesdays - Thursdays )

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.

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

R19 14750/ 21 Days

Food Service Assistant

R7 96950/ 8 Days

Table Attendant

R10 120/ 17 Days

Housekeeping

R5 439/ 7 Days

Laundry Assistant

R4 1474/ 5 Days

Kitchen Cleaner

R5 4 39/ 7 Days

Public Area Cleaner

R4 485/ 6 Days

Waitressing Course

R517/ 1 Day

Customer care Training

R200(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 (R200 per credit).

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