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Our Services

As an accredited training provider NQtac Cape provides the following services:

Hotel School:

NQTAC Cape (Pty) Ltd, a leading hotel training company, accredited with City & Guilds International (London), is offering exclusive, individual management training in the Hospitality Industry. The company was established in 1995 and has successfully trained and assessed over 800 students in the hotel school and industry since then.

Students are trained by accredited trainers and assessors while working in an actual hotel or restaurant environment. Individually structured training programmes are implemented on site at luxurious 4 and 5 Star establishments situated on the Garden Route.

On completion of their studies, students leave the Hotel School with a ready-made CV, incorporating skills, fully recognised International Qualifications and the work experience required by potential employers in the industry.

Skills – Management students gain the required skills and knowledge of the Hotel Industry by working in each of the departments in their first 24 months of studies. Professional Cookery students become accomplished chefs gaining the practical and theoretical skills and knowledge required through working in top kitchens for 16 months.

Qualifications - all qualifications are registered with City & Guilds International and the following courses are offered:

Hospitality Management Certificate Programme (24 months) includes:

  • Food and Beverage Certificate (C&G 7066)
  • Professional Cookery and Culinary Arts  Certificate (C&G 7065)
  • Reception Operations and Services Certificate (C&G 7067)
  • Accommodation Operations and Services Certificate (C&G 7068)


Hospitality Management Diploma Programme (3 years) includes:

  • Accommodation Operations and Services Diploma (C&G)
  • Reception Operations and Services Diploma (C&G)
  • Food and Beverage Diploma (C&G)


Diploma in Food Preparation and Culinary Arts (24 months)  (C&G 7065-11)

Experience - as the students are employed in industry for the practical component of their course they are able to build a comprehensive CV for when they go into industry as qualified employees.

Due to the exclusivity of the programme, limited positions are available. The next intake will be 14th June 2010.


While in the kitchen, all students will be required to wear full chef’s uniforms including Chef’s jackets, chef’s aprons and chef’s headgear. These are provided by the Hotel School.

Conditions of employment:
The students are employed by the designated hotel or restaurant for the practical part of their training. A fixed term contract is signed with the establishment for the period of employment.

For the duration of the contract with the host employer, the students fall under the disciplinary control of the designated establishment, from the date on which the contract is signed. In the event of misconduct or any other legislated reason for dismissal, the management decision of the host employer will be final and the student may be dismissed from the Hotel School.

Each student receives a trainee salary, payable by the designated Hotel, for the duration of the employment contract.

Fees include all training, assessment, registration with the awarding body, examination fees, certification, files and workbooks, toolkits for the Professional cookery students and all ingredients, quarterly reports and practical placement.

Certificate and Diploma - Hotel Management – 2/3 year course
R30 000.00 per year, excluding VAT.

Diploma in Food Preparation and Culinary Arts – 2 year course
R45 000.00 per year, excluding VAT.

The fee for the Food Preparation and Culinary Arts includes:

  • Chefs jackets, aprons and hats
  • Toolkit containing all the necessary equipment for the course- each student received his or her own toolkit
  • Stock, ingredients and food supplies required for the practical component of the qualification


Payment conditions
A deposit of 20% upon acceptance into the programme is required for the first year of studies. The outstanding amount may be paid on a debit order system for the remainder of the year. At the start of the 2nd and 3rd year the same arrangement will be implemented with the 20% deposit at the start of the year and the balance on a monthly debit order.

There is a discount of 15% for full payment on acceptance to the Hotel School.

Commencement date:
Registration will be on the 14th June 2010. Dress is smart casual. REGISTER ONLINE HERE

During the first week, students will be given induction and orientation training and thereafter training will commence according to the departmental schedule.

Project Management:

In order to ensure that the training and development are sustainable, NQtac Cape visits each client's site on a monthly basis (or in accordance with the contract). These visits manage learner development, learner assessment and assessor progress as well as moderations.

Employment Equity and assessor meetings are also conducted during these visits.

Workplace Skills Plans and Annual Training Reports are submitted to THETA annually in order to claim the grant funding from the Skills Development Levy for the clients.

Monthly progress reports are submitted to management to enable them to monitor both our progress and the training and development of learners and assessors on site.


NQtac Cape consultants assess learners on a monthly basis according to THETA or City & Guilds International approved programmes.


Qualified NQtac Cape moderators quality assure learners files for certification purposes.

Assessor Training

NQtac Cape conducts a three day training session for assessors against the unit standard 110 City & Guilds according to International requirements.

Skills Training

NQtac Cape will conduct any skills training required by clients in terms of Work Place Skills Plans, gaps determined by a training needs analysis as well as the specific requirements of each client.

On-line qualifications

The newest addition to NQtac Cape, this is an online service where City & Guilds qualifications are offered to any person interested in completing a qualification, conveniently via the NQtac Cape website and correspondence with NQtac Cape consultants.  More information can be found under “Online Qualifications”. {Click here to Register Online}