Admission Processes and policy

After all the stress of searching for the school that suits your needs, educationally, financially as well as skill development that will help you land a job after study, the last thing you need is application processes being difficult and frustrating. Our admission representatives can help make your admission process a whole lot easier. You can take the first step in the culinary industry by contacting us for admission.

We view every new student's application for admission as an opportunity for the school to expand our collective personality and enrich our capacity to share and promote passion, creativeness, and dreams. Students wishing to enroll at CPSH must first        complete the easy application form which may be downloaded from our site. You may also visit our school to collect all the necessary documents for your application. With just a click of a button, and a much convenient use of time, these documents can be e-mailed or faxed to you by request.

Check out our step-by-step application instructions to see what you'll need to apply for each of our programs. If you have questions, just contact us and we'll get you an answer as soon as we can because you are our first priority.

One of the core values of The Culinary passions school of hospitality are excellence, reliability, affordability, simplicity, creativity, passion as well as respect for diversity. We embrace the cultural and culinary perspectives that culinary students bring.

To be considered for admission, first-time students and transfer applicants must fulfill the following culinary school admissions requirements:

  • Certified copy of ID document or passport
  • Certified copy of Student study Visa (international students only)
  • Certified copy of highest qualification completed
  • Submit a complete application form.
  • Include the non-refundable application fee of R250.00 when submitting the application.
  • Hospitality Orientation and good personality
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Must have a passion for food and cooking
  • Must be at a minimum age of 16 years and older
  • The student must be motivated towards a future at a supervisory level in the international hospitality industry

Application Details & Fees

Fee Structure

We understand how important education is for the future of every individual. We also understand how everyone needs to get the best education in order to launch a successful career and to live a comfortable life. At CPSH we offer our students relevant education to the industry at the most affordable prices.
We have a number of programs which we offer at prices that won’t cause a dent to your pocket.

For people who are starting out in the industry, it is always wise to start your study with a certificate program. The certificate has duration of 8 months and 6 months practical. This means that the certificate program as a whole has a duration of 1 year 2 months. The tuition fee payable to CPSH for the certificate amounts to R30 000, 00 per annum.

We also offer a more advanced course which is an extension of the certificate program, the Diploma. Our diploma takes 2 years to complete plus six months of practical training.
Even though it is advised to start with a certificate, the diploma is more advanced and it will help open up more doors within the culinary industry. The diploma graduate fees are R65 000, 00 per annum.

The registration fee for:

  • Certificate is R 3250.00 and covers 10% of the total school fee
  • Diploma is R 3250.00 5% and covers of the total school fee

Fees include:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Work Placement Moderation
  • 2 Year Registration with Culinary Arts association of South Africa (CAASA)
  • All raw Materials for Practical Cookery
  • 2 Full sets of CPSH Chefs Uniforms
  • Set of  basic Chefs Knives

Fees exclude:

  • CPSH T-Shirt
  • A pair of  black Safety Shoes
  • CPSH School Winter Jacket(compulsory)
  • Raw Materials for final Practical Assessment
  • City & Guilds examination fees