The course includes:

  • Safety at work

  • Introduction to nutrition and diets

  • Prepare food by different cooking methods

  • Introduction to basic kitchen procedure

  • Introduction to the hospitality and catering industry

  • Food safety and catering

  • Catering operations, culinary numeracy and units of measurements

  • Environmental awareness in the catering industry

  • In-service training

  • Graduation


  • Grade 11 (we do not work on a point system) with English and maths literacy.

  • An interview and aptitude test are conducted per candidate.

  • Passion to be a chef and loves cooking.

  • 16-35 years old

  • Prepared to work long hours.

  • Will get sore feet, cuts, and burns.

  • Committed to working public holidays.

  • This is not a marriage, but it needs a 1-year commitment.

Payment structure:

Payment structure:

Intake is in March and June based on minimum of 6 successful applicants.

An application fee of N$ 350.00 is payable on submission of the application

The school fees include:

  • All study material
  • Registration and Exam fees
  • First Aid and Fire Fighting course
  • All ingredients
  • Two chef jackets, hats, and apron
  • Basic knife set
  • Membership fee for Namibia Chef Association


Not included in the fees:

  • Breakage fee of N$ 1 000.00
  • Safety Shoes
  • Own dishcloths
  • Reassessment fee of N$ 600.00 for practical exam
  • Registration fee for a rewrite of exams


Fee structure

Option 1

Full amount paid upfront

N$ 120 000.00

Less 5%

N$ 6 000.00

Amount payable

N$ 114 000.00

Option 2

Non-refundable deposit payable as per confirmation of acceptance

The deposit can be paid in 2 instalments of  N$ 6 000.00    

N$ 12 000.00

12 monthly instalments payable from school start 

N$ 9 000.00

How to apply for our courses

Step 1:

Complete the application form.

Email or deliver this to us.

We will then contact you for an interview and aptitude test.

An application fee of N$ 350.00 is payable on submission of application

Step 2:

At your interview:

Original signed application

Certified copy of your ID

Certified copy of your qualifications


Step 3:

If successful, you will receive an acceptance letter and statement of account.

Payment of the non-refundable deposit will confirm your place.

The Full–time Diploma in Hospitality classes are held from Monday to Friday each week from 09h00 till 16h00.

Students are also required to work the occasional evening function.

Students will complete an internship at a suitable establishment in line with their career path.

To ensure that each student receives personal attention, each course is limited to 12 applicants per intake, which guarantees hands-on teaching. The academy accepts both matriculated and non-matriculated students who show a natural flair for cooking, a passion for food, and an aptitude for entertaining and hosting guests.