Professional Patisserie Program - full Time


The program covers all major theoretical (30%), practical (70%) and workplace components of kitchen operation, patisserie practice and the basics of advanced pastry applications with a significant focus on sugar and chocolate craft.

Intake & Duration

Intake: January 2023

Duration: 9 Months - Full Time


Minimum Entry Requirement: Grade 12 qualification


Deposit R40 000.00

Remainder Balance: R67 100.00

Nine Month Instalment Plan: R7 455.56

Contract Fee: R350


  1. City & Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation and Culinary Arts – Patisserie (8064-02)
  2. Certificate of Unit Credits – Food Safety in Catering (8064-207)
  3. City & Guilds Hospitality Principles - Theory (8064-240)
  4. Food preparation & culinary Arts – Patisserie – Theory Test (8064-242)
  5. City & Guilds Food Preparation & Culinary Arts – Practical assessment (8064-247)


  • The Hospitality Industry
  • Hygiene and Safety
  • First Aid and Fire Fighting
  • Cost Control
  • Cakes: Specialty, Novelty, Wedding baking and decorating
  • Breads & Pastries
  • Hot & Cold Desserts
  • Chocolate & Confections
  • Sugar craft
  • Chocolate Craft
  • Decorative mediums
  • Food photography & Styling
  • Industry Practical



Chef’s Attire, excluding foot ware

First Aid training – Level 1

Mobile Photography – 2-day program

All City & Guilds examination fees (theory & practical)

All ingredients

Introduction to Fire Fighting Training

South African Chefs Association membership

Professional Knife set



Excludes specialized culinary equipment to the value of R1 500


Onsite private accommodation is available


All students & parents/guardians/sponsors will be required to sign a tuition contract.

No student will be authorised to enter class without the contract being signed and returned to the FBI Chef School.  

To request a copy of the contract, email



Commis Chef in Patisserie

Demi-Chef de Partie in Patisserie

Catering Company


Food Writer/Blogger/Food Stylist

Menu and Operations Consultant

Training capacity – Teacher/Lecturer (upon completing Industry experience)

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