CHS Courses

The Capital Hotel School and Training Academy was founded in 2001 to provide all-round training in Hospitality Operations and Professional Cookery.  The school prides itself on its high standards of excellence and growing reputation in the hospitality industry.  Our Campus at 919 Stanza Bopape Street, Arcadia, offers state-of-the-art facilities to ensure the most desirable quality training available.

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    Food Preparation and Cooking: National Certificate Qualification

    One year, full-time course: Maximum 20 students per year. National Certificate. This national qualification (SAQA ID 14111) has been developed to offer a wide spectrum of unemployed persons and school leavers with a Grade 10 certificate or equivalent, the opportunity to qualify themselves for job opportunities as commis chefs in the hospitality industry. The course will … Read More >>

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    How to Choose a Career Path in the Hospitality Industry.

    If you like the hospitality industry as a whole, but don’t know what exactly do go study, you need to differentiate between the different kind of courses and their outcomes. Let’s look at the careers and how they apply to you: Front of House management Are you aspiring to become a supervisor/manager in Front of … Read More >>

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    Patisserie (Pastry)

    Two year, full time course:  Maximum 20 students per year. This qualification has been developed to provide learners with an introduction to the hospitality industry, elements of health, safety and nutrition and the preparation, cooking and finishing of dishes using a range of different cookery methods. In their second year learners will further specialise in … Read More >>

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    Advanced Diploma in Reception & Front Office Services

    Candidates who have gained experience in reception services and wish to extend their departmental knowledge of planning, monitoring and supervising staff and physical resources, handling accounts and transactions. Read More >>

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    Advanced Diploma in Food & Beverage Services Supervision

    Advance your position to Food & Beverage Supervisor or Manager with an internationally recognised qualification. Candidates who have gained experience in restaurant, events planning, bar service or any other Food and Beverage Operation. Read More >>

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    Skills Proficiency Awards in Basic Food Preparation

    The Skills Proficiency Awards provide a broad introduction to essential practical skills for those undergoing training or are employed in the Food Preparation and Cooking sector of hospitals, contract catering, hotels, guest houses, restaurants, etc. Read More >>

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    Skills Proficiency Awards in Basic Food & Beverage Service

    In South Africa there is a lack of service skills in the food service industry. The Skills Proficiency awards are designed to provide a broad introduction to essential practical skills for those undergoing training or employed in the Food and Beverage Service sector. The skills will improve the level of service and customer care, that … Read More >>

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    Skills Proficiency Awards in Basic Housekeeping Services

    These courses aim to improve the level of general skills and Basic Housekeeping Services provided by staff. It provides a broad introduction to essential practical skills for those undergoing training or are employed in the housekeeping area of hospitals, hotels, guesthouses, etc. Read More >>

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    Human Resource Management

    Sharpen your skills with cutting edge Human Resource Management Programmes specially designed for middle management and supervisors; HR managers, line managers and persons responsible for personnel discipline. If you are a small business owner, this programme is ideal to equip you with HR Best Practices. Read More >>

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    ILM Foundation Award in Management Principles

    Become a leader in Management Principles with the ILM Foundation Award in Management Principles and Leadership Development Programmes. Custom-made for new and future leaders. Read More >>

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    Hospitality Management

    (Front of House Management) Two year, full-time course: Maximum 70 students per year (two groups). This qualification has been developed for persons aspiring to become supervisors/managers in Front of House Departments of the Hospitality Industry. It brings together elements of accommodation services (housekeeping), front office (reception), food preparation, food and beverage services and human resource … Read More >>

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    Professional Cookery Qualification: International Diploma

    The Capital Hotel School and Training Academy is one of South Africa’s leading training institutions for Professional Cookery. CHS offers a comprehensive professional cookery course that will equip budding chefs with the skills to build an excellent career in the challenging field of international cuisine. Read More >>