Hospitality Full Time Courses available at NQtac Hotel School – If you’re looking to sign up for one of the most recognised and sought-after courses in Hospitality, you’ve come to the right place. Please contact us today for more information
3 YEAR FOOD PREPARATION AND CULINARY ARTS DIPLOMA (8065-02 and 8065-03)
Students become accomplished Chefs, gaining the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required through working in top Kitchens for a minimum of one year.
NB: The Internal Diploma in Patisserie is included with this qualification
3 YEAR HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA (8065, 8066, 8067, 8068)
On completion of this qualification the students will have studied and worked in all operational areas of the Hotel industry over a three year period. A minimum of one year is workplace experience in top establishments.
The qualification includes:
Diploma Accommodation Services (8068-02)
Diploma Reception Services (8067-02)
Diploma Food & Beverage Services (8068-02)
Certificate Food Preparation & Culinary Arts (8065-01)
Our hotel school students are registered for the City & Guilds International qualifications, as this allows them the freedom to work in South Africa, go overseas and find employment anywhere in the world or work on the ships and travel. The choices are limitless as the qualifications are recognised in over 120 countries worldwide. Students are trained by accredited trainers and assessors while working in an actual hotel or restaurant environment. Individually structured training programmes are implemented on site at luxurious 4 and 5 Star establishments both locally and internationally.
On completion of their Hospitality Full Time Courses studies, students leave the Hotel School with a ready-made CV, incorporating skills, fully recognised International Qualifications and the work experience required by potential employers in the industry.
Management students gain the required skills and knowledge of the Hotel Industry by working in each of the operational departments over their 36 months of studies.
Professional Cookery students become accomplished chefs gaining the practical and theoretical skills and knowledge required through working in top kitchens for a minimum of 12 months over the three year period.
Experience – as the students are employed in industry for the practical component of their Hospitality Full Time Courses they are able to build a comprehensive CV for when they go into industry as qualified employees.
Conditions of employment:
The students are employed by the designated hotel or restaurant for the practical part of their training. A fixed term contract is signed with the establishment for the period of employment.
For the duration of the contract with the host employer, the students fall under the disciplinary control of the designated establishment, from the date on which employment commences. In the event of misconduct or any other legislated reason for dismissal, the management decision of the host employer will be final and the student may be dismissed from the Hotel School.
Fees include all training, assessment, registration with the awarding body, examination fees, certification, files and workbooks, toolkits for the Professional cookery students and all ingredients, quarterly reports and practical placement.
The fee for the Food Preparation and Culinary Arts includes:
Chefs jackets, trousers, aprons and hats Toolkit containing all the necessary equipment for the Hospitality Full Time Courses- each student receives his or her own toolkit Stock, ingredients and food supplies required for the practical component of the qualification. This only applies to full-time students
A deposit of 20% upon acceptance into the programme is required for the first year of studies. The outstanding amount may be paid on a debit order system for the remainder of the year. At the start of the 2nd and 3rd year the same arrangement will be implemented with the 20% deposit at the start of the year and the balance on a monthly debit order.
Download Fees – There is a discount of 15% for full payment on acceptance to the Hotel School.
During the first week, students will be given induction and orientation training and thereafter training will commence according to the departmental schedule.
The students attend theoretical classroom lectures in each department before being placed in industry in that specific department: for example – two months theory in Food and Beverage, then 4 months placement in industry in the Food and Beverage department, including restaurant, room service, bar, banqueting, etc.
Students gain qualifications and work experience in all four of the operational departments before doing the Management Diploma.
Professional Cookery students follow the same schedule but spend their industry experential time only in the Kitchen section
While we do not promise placement to the students on completion of their studies, we do have close relationships with a large number of hotels with which we work.
These hotels often ask us for suitable applicants in different positions and many of our students have found employment in the industry through this networking system.
Accredited with City & Guilds, London, ‘Hospitality On-Line Studies’ provided by NQtac Cape
Candidates can apply for registration at any time online by submitting the electronic application form and either e-mailing or faxing the following documents to email@example.com or 0866 48 5352
Identity document or passport
If you are being sponsored, a letter from your company on the company letterhead indicating such.
Once the application has been accepted, you will be issued with a username and password to allow you access to the online system
A minimum deposit of 50% is required on notice of acceptance before the username and password will be issued.
The balance of the fees can be paid in advance, via stop order, or on a monthly basis thereafter.
You can email the your written assignments back to your assessor when completed.
The Certificate qualification through City & Guilds will take approximately 12 months and the Diploma qualification will be approximately 18 months to complete. However, you can complete the qualification at your own time and pace.
Should you not submit assignments for a period of 3 consecutive months, you may be removed from the programme at NQtac’s discretion.
Every assignment must be completed and fees must be paid in full before you will be registered to write the exams.
It is your responsibility to arrange for a practical session at a suitable organization where you will be able to demonstrate competence to a registered assessor.
The site must be approved by NQtac and will be required to complete an on-site equipment form to ascertain if all the relevant equipment and resources are available for assessment purposes.
You will be required to complete a Portfolio of Evidence for the practical component of the qualification and will receive the relevant documentation required for this via e-mail.
In the case of the complete qualification, proof of attendance of a First Aid and Fire training Hospitality Full Time Courses needs to be done in your own time and at your own cost.
The exam takes the form of a multiple choice questionnaire and you will be required to write the exam at your nearest City & Guilds registered examination centre. NQtac will advise you as to where this is.
You should receive your City & Guilds certificate approximately 8 to 10 weeks after successful completion of the qualification (issued from UK, so times may vary).
The learner agrees to cover all costs for postage of Portfolio’s Of Evidence or other documents sent to NQtac.
Examination fees and certification are included in the fee.
There is a discount of 15% for full payment on acceptance to the Hotel School.
What do I need for a successful application?
Matric or equivalent qualification
Use of a computer with ‘Windows’ and internet access