Kick off your career in Hospitality or the Chef Industry

  • Are you currently in Grade 12? 
  • Do you want to pursue an international career in hospitality or cheffing?
  • Are you looking for a private, tertiary, training establishment which will provide you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a professional career?

If you said yes to the above questions, Capital Hotel School is for YOU!

Capital Hotel School is nationally and internationally recognised and accredited to provide you with a qualification which will provide you the opportunity to become a Hospitality Professional.

Hospitality Management Diploma: This qualification has been developed for persons aspiring to become supervisors/managers in Front of House Departments of the Hospitality Industry.

Professional Cookery Diploma: This qualification has been developed to provide learners with fundamental grounding in all disciplines relating to the production of top quality cuisine, health and safety measures and the ability to manage a kitchen.

Patisserie/Pastry Diploma: 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.

Food Preparation and Cooking 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.

Providing our learners with the opportunity to gain workplace-experience during the course of the programme from one of our Practical Partners.


The annual intake is limited and each candidate will go though a screening-process which includes a personal interview, Personal Profile Analysis as well as a personalised campus tour.

To complete the online application form; click here, and we will get back to you for further arrangements.


Diploma programmes:

A Grade 12 or similar qualification is essential.

  • Computer skills, including a basic working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets, as well as verbal and written proficiency in the English language are pre-requisites.
  • Computer competency (MS Word and MS Excel) is a pre-requisite. CHS offers an out-sourced course to obtain certification for applicants who have no formal training. A pass in Computer Studies on the Grade 12 certificate, or a separate certificate of competence are both accepted. If the applicant does not have any of these, a competency test will be done at CHS.

National Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking

A Grade 10 or similar qualification is essential.

  • Verbal and written proficiency in the English language is a pre-requisite.

Applicants are required to submit a certified copy of their Grade 10 results, and their Identification Document (ID) or similar document with their application form. A current Curriculum Vitae must accompany the application.




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