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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

R63 25000/ 1 Year

Diploma Culinary Arts Level 2

R69 575/ per year for 2 Years.

Advanced Diploma Patisserie Level 3

R76 53250/ per year for 3 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

R49 500/ 1 Year

Reception Management

National Certificate Reception Service Level 1

R49 500/ 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

R49 500/ 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 25050/ 4 Days

Advanced Cooking Course

R3 90000/ 4 Days

Catering Course

R3 70075/ 4 Days

Basic Baking Course

R4 20000/ 4 Days

Advanced Baking Course

R4 65050/ 4 Days

One day Biscuit Making

R95050/ 1 Day

Kiddies Cooking Course

R690/ 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.

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 10000/ 1 Day

Meat Dishes

R1 15000/ 1 Day

Poultry Dishes

R99000/ 1 Day

Easter Baking

R65000/ 1 Day

Working with Dough (Making breads, buns etc)

R60000/ 1 Day

Cake Decoration

R85000/ 1 Day

Braai Dishes (Braai Master)

R1 35000/ 1 Day

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

R21 06225/ 21 Days

Food Service Assistant

R8 76645/ 8 Days

Table Attendant

R11 13200/ 17 Days

Housekeeping

R5 98290/ 7 Days

Laundry Assistant

R4 59140/ 5 Days

Kitchen Cleaner

R5 98290/ 7 Days

Public Area Cleaner

R4 93350/ 6 Days

Waitressing Course

R56870/ 1 Day

Customer care Training

R220(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 (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