What certificate will a student gain at the end of the learnership?
At the end of the learnership, students who successfully pass will receive CATHSSETA’s Accredited National Certificate in Food & Beverage Service as well as CATHSSETA’s Accredited Skills Programme Cook: Convenience Food. During the year, students will also be exposed to many other exciting training opportunities and skills development classes.
What will you learn?
This qualification has been developed for people in the food and beverage service industry (hospitality). It brings together elements of food and drink preparation and service, as well as supervision. This qualification is applicable to all hospitality sectors, from small restaurants to large-scale hotels. To be eligible, completion of Grade 11 is required.
Modules that we will cover:
Other learnings will also include:
How does a student apply for the class of 2021?
Students must apply online and submit the necessary documentation required.
Applications for 2021 are now closed. Please watch this space for 2022 applications.
When is the application deadline?
All applications must be submitted by 30 November 2020. No late submissions will be accepted.
How does the application process work?
How do we select our students?
Students who apply for the class of 2021 must be:
Do I have to pay to attend the Eat Out Food School?
No, the School is offering fully funded learnerships to 15 students who are successful during the application and interview process.
How will I know if my application was successful?
We will contact you in the first week of December to arrange an interview. Once all interviews have been completed, we will get in touch and let you know the outcome by no later than 30 January 2021.
Is this a full-time or part-time learnership?
Full time. You will be dedicating 12 months to the learnership, which will include theory and practicals in the classroom at the Cape Town Media24 office, as well as practical work experience in a restaurant during the days that you are not in class. Please note: Practical work experience does not guarantee tips/wages. This will be at the discretion of the establishment you work in.
How will I support my family if I am studying and working every day with no income?
As a student you will receive a monthly stipend of R3 000 to support your expenses and will have to account for how you spend it.
Will the School provide housing for me?
Unfortunately not; you will need to make your own living arrangements.
Will I still qualify if I have had any previous training/experience?
Yes, provided that you are currently unemployed and don’t have the financial means/support to afford to study, you may still apply.
DONATIONS TO THE FUND
How do donors donate?
Donors can go online to help.eatout.co.za to make donations via EFT, Snapscan and Zapper to support the Trust and its objectives. If they have donations of ingredients, kitchen appliances or time instead, they can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can donors get a Section 18A?
Donors will receive Section 18A receipts for their donations as soon as our PBO registration is complete.
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