Grande Diplome

After completing the diploma course, students will have a realistic understanding of the type of kitchen to which they are best suited.

For their Grande Diplome they must work for 12 months in a Silwood approved culinary establishment. The aim of which is to hone the individual skills they will need to flourish in their chosen field and complete a one year apprenticeship under the auspices of the school.

Successful completion of a practical and written examinations determine success in achieving the coveted Silwood Grande Diplome.

Silwood Grande Diplome graduates are eligible to apply for entrance into the University of Cape Towns’ postgraduate diploma in entrepreneurship (management), offered by the Department of Commerce.  see details