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Diploma in Culinary Arts (In collaboration with a 5 star accredited college)

This program is focusing on Food Preparation and Production area. The experts in this field can also pursue careers in other industries in Malaysia or internationally that have any food preparation and production establishment. They also can be exported to the international market due to the increasing need of experts in this field. The demand for qualified and experienced Food Preparation and Production operation personnel is important as of now and may increase in the near future. Hence, the development of this program, is essential for the industry to have certain guidelines and standards based on the level of competencies that have been set by the industrial experts in this field.

Job Competencies

  • Hygiene, Kitchen Safety and Food Handling
  • Cooking Technique
  • Stock, Soups and Hot Sauce Production
  • Main Course Production
  • Rice and Farinaceous Production
  • Appetizer Production
  • Breakfast Production
  • Dessert Production
  • Catering Set-Up Activities
  • Basic Kitchen Equipment Maintenance
  • Basic Stewarding
  • Basic Butchery

Employment Prospects

Food Preparation and Production personnel have a high employment prospect whether locally or internationally. This is because the local expertise workforce is recognised by other countries as being highly knowledgeable and skilled in the Food Preparation and Production industry. This in turn increases the demand for skilled personnel in this field to be employed locally or internationally.

As Malaysia had identified in the 3rd Industrial Master Plan and stated in the Tenth Malaysian Plan, renewable energy will be an important enabler for Malaysia to position itself at the international level. Employment growth in the food and beverages industry is significant and is in current demand. The food and beverages industry, specifically the Food Preparation and Production sector is growing rapidly in Malaysia and there are acute shortages of well-trained personnel in this area.

Other related occupation with respect to employment opportunities are:

  • Director Food & Beverage
  • Food Promoter for Multinational Food Company
  • Lecturer
  • Food Consultant
  • Professional Caterer
  • Restaurateur
  • Celebrity Chef
  • Personal Chef for Celebrity and Royalty
  • Advisor for Food and Beverage Company
  • Chef for Airlines Hotel, Restaurant, Cruise and others
  • Research & Development

Other related industries with respect to employment opportunities are:

  • Institutional Food Service Sector
  • Accommodation Sector
  • Recreation & Entertainment Sector
  • Cruise & Yacht Industries
  • Club & Private House
  • Education Sector
  • Public Sector
  • Entrepreneurship