WHY CREW SKILLS?
A team of Experts from all over the World to train the next generation of Chefs
RECOGNITIONWe are cited by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) as a Recognized Quality Culinary Education school. The World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS) is a non-political professional organization, dedicated to maintaining and improving the culinary standards of global cuisines. It is a global authority on food, creating impact through these core focus areas: Education – includes WACS landmark Recognition of Quality Culinary Education program and the world’s first global culinary certification; Networking – WACS provides a gateway to global culinary networking opportunities and hosts the landmark biennial Worldchefs Congress & Expo; Competition – WACS upholds a list of certified judges, sets global standards for competition rules, and runs the prestigious Global Chefs Challenge; Humanitarian & sustainability – WACS’ Feed the Planet and World Chefs Without Borders programs relieve food poverty, deliver crisis support, and promote sustainability across the globe
COMPETENCY-BASEDAll our graduates are competent international cooks who can immediately work in a commercial kitchen and be useful. Trainees spend up to 4 hours per day in individual hands-on practical training in the teaching kitchens.
95% EMPLOYMENT RATEOur triple award professional chef course is designed to provide our graduates with the capability for top earning and international skills migration: 1. Australian Professional Chef Certificate 3 & 4 in Commercial Cookery – Western (Australian Qualification Framework) awarded by Culinary Solutions Australia. 2. Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Supervision) awarded by City & Guilds Institute of UK 3. World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) Professional Chef and Chef de Partie certificates (international kitchen passport) which is international industry recognition of competence and attainment.
JOB PLACEMENT GUARANTEEDWe guarantee job offers from international hotels, F & B groups and/or luxury cruise lines, who appreciate the quality of training shown by our graduates. Our 24 months World Chef Culinary Advanced Diploma graduates are eligible for international visas as professional chefs (diplomas obtained in less than 24 months may not be accepted). In Singapore, a holder of a diploma that was obrained over 2 years qualifies for a professional employment pass and can expect a salary of not less than SGD2,400 per month. Singapore, along with many other countries is restricting employment of unqualified staff, regardless of experience.
NURTURE CREATIVITYOur graduates are not just competent cooks who can follow a recipe. They are trained as chefs to use their imagination and creativity to compose new dishes and to present them attractively and they are equipped with the skills to rise in the kitchen hierarchy.
FINANCIALWe allow the needy to spread fees monthly over the course duration which enable trainees from underprivileged families to get the training and qualifications they need and enter the industry with good prospects and appropriate skills. We have also been allocated some PTPK (Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran) student loans for B40 families and we have been awarded a training contract for MITRA (Malaysian Indian Transformation Unit).
TRAINEESmall class sizes with 15 students maximum per class.
INDUSTRIAL TRAININGOur programmes run for 3 days per week, and we encourage trainees to work part-time to obtain work experience and to cultivate good job discipline such as punctuality. We help our trainees to look for part-time jobs in well-established F & B outlet.
MASTER CHEFS IN THE CLASSROOM
We have regular Master Chef demonstrations where a national or regional master chef from all around the world conducts a 2 or 3 days workshop demonstrating particular cuisine dishes and then supervising the students in the preparation of those dishes for invited guests.