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CTH Level 4 Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts

The CTH Level 4 Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts is a prestigious culinary training programme designed to launch your career as a professional chef of the highest calibre, ready to meet the demands of today’s employers.

gordon ramsayThe CTH Level 4 Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts programme is designed for those who are passionate about food, have a strong sense of business savvy and want to combine the two for a rewarding career in the kitchen management field.

This programme sets you out as a dedicated professional, on top of the competition, acquiring excellent culinary skills, with managerial and entrepreneurial skills.

Our Total Chef training is a holistic approach to chef development.

Learn Core Culinary Skills

  • Menu Planning
  • Professional Kitchen Skills
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish:
    • a. Farinaceous Dishes
    • b. Fish and Shell Fish
    • c. Hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and canapés
    • d. Meat, Poultry and Game
    • e. Pastries, Desserts and Confectionary
    • f. Soups
    • g. Stock, Sauces abd Dressings
    • h. Terrine Dishes
    • i. Vegetables and Salads
    • j. Yeast Products

We will expose you to concepts and ideas that will build your confidence as a chef.

 Introduction to Food Service Industry
 Kitchen Accounting
 Purchasing and Receiving
 Dining Room Service
 Nutrition and Menu Planning
 Business Communication
 Employability Skills
 Safety, Hygiene and Sanitation

We will inspire your passion for cooking.

 Inspiring Guest Lectures
 Field Trips and Visits
 Ethics and Issues

Master Class Culinary Business Workshop

Knowing how to cook is one thing; understanding how to develop a business plan is another skill set. That is why we have introduced a portfolio of Masterclass Culinary Business workshops. During your programme you will learn from variety of masterclass workshops topics such as:

 Becoming an Entrepreneur

 Building a Business Plan

 Financial Accounting for Chefs and Hospitality Professionals

 Social Media and Marketing 101

 Arts and Craft of Food Photography

 Molecular Gastronomy and more…

Entry Qualifications

At least 17 years old and above
GCE “N” level holders with 2 credit passes – one in English and any other subject or equivalent
IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
Candidates who have been awarded the Certificate in Culinary Arts by OSAC or its equivalent from any approved further education institution may be considered for admission into the programme
Candidates who have taken OSAC’s English Placement Test and achieved an equivalent score to IELTS 5.0 may also be considered
Mature Learners with a varied profile of achievements and work experience may apply.

Programme Duration

The Diploma programme is offered on full time or part time basis.

The course duration for a full time study mode is 12 months
Part time study mode will take 18 months.

Assessment Method

Your skills will be assessed through regular assessments that will take place during the course of your studies. You will also need to complete an e-portfolio to showcase your work.

The CTH Level 4 Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts incorporates several qualifications to enhance your career prospects. To ensure that you receive the award, you must;

  • Complete and pass all assignments , test, exams and / or practical assessments and;
  • Achieve a 90% class attendance for the entire programme.

Upon successful graduation you will receive the prestigious:

 OSAC Diploma in Culinary Management

 CTH Level 4 Professional Diploma in Culinary Arts

You will also receive the following:

 WSQ Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

 WSET UK Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Wines

Course Fee

Local StudentInternational Students
Full TimeS$24,610S$28,890
Part TimeS$24,610N/A

Course Fee Payment Methods

  1. Cash
  2. Cheque/Bank draft/Cashier Order: Payable to OSAC International College Pte Ltd
  3. paypal logo PayPal (Only applicable for application fee)
  4. Telegraphic Transfer/Bank Transfer:
  5. Name of Account Holder: OSAC International College Pte Ltd
  6. Address of Account Holder: 1A Short Street #01-07 Singapore 188210
  7. Bank: DBS Bank Ltd
  8. Bank Address: MBFC Branch 12 Marina Boulevard Level 3 MBFC Tower 3 Singapore 018982
  9. Bank Number: 001-906070-2
  10. Swift Code: DBSSSGSG

Miscellaneous Fee

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* All fees are inclusive 7% GST
* All figures are in Singapore dollars

Commencement Date

Full TimePart Time
Intake date19 Jan 2017TBA
Closing date of application
for local students
06 Jan 2017-
Closing date of application
for international students
12 Dec 2016-
Expected completion19 Jan 2018-

Full TimePart Time
Intake date21 June 2017TBA
Closing date of application
for local students
09 June 2017-
Closing date of application
for international students
14 May 2017-
Expected completion21 June 2018-

How do I apply?

  • Complete our online application form by clicking the "Apply Now" button below.
  • Speak to our Recruitment Team to register your details for this programme.