National Diploma In Hospitality and Catering

FACULTY OF FACULTY OF EDUCATION, TRAINING & SKILLS DEVELOPMENT • SAQA ID NO. 20838 • NQF4 • 120 CREDITS • 1

The qualification was designed due to demand from within the ABET field for an entry level qualification which would enhance access to qualifications for practitioners in NGOs and rural areas.
The qualification will produce a practitioner who:
• Facilitates an adult learning group effectively using a ready made programme or materials package.
• Facilitates a learning area or areas at ABET levels 1 and 2.
• Ideally works under the ongoing supervision of a more senior practitioner.

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Duration

  • 18 months full-time, each level (N4 – N6) takes 6 months
  • 18 months industry experience required to apply for N-Diploma
  • Enrolment in January and July

(Part-time – not available)

  • Grade 12
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Prospective students will be required to undergo a placement assessment to assess suitability prior to acceptance

N4 CERTIFICATE (Semester 1)

  • Catering Theory and Practical N4
  • Applied Management N4
  • Nutrition and Menu Planning N4
  • Sanitation and Safety N4

N5 CERTIFICATE (Semester 2)

  • Catering Theory and Practical N5
  • Applied Management N5
  • Food and Beverage Service N65
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4

N6 CERTIFICATE (Semester 3)

  • Catering Theory and Practical N6
  • Applied Management N6
  • Communication and Human Relations N6
  • Computer Practice N4

Career Pathways for
this course?

  • Hotel, Restaurant and Guesthouse Management
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Function Catering
  • Test Kitchens
  • Tasting Room Facilitators
  • Conference and Banqueting