New Applications is currently open for Gauteng. Kindly note Applications is closed for East London, Cape Town, Limpopo.


The Catering and Hospitality Programme is a non funded community skills development  project of Pieter Kruger Foundation.
It is aimed at unemployed beneficiaries and entrepreneurs who would like to obtain more skills, start a career or business in Catering and Hospitality. Our training is focused on Catering, Hospitality and Entrepreneurship.

  Programme Overview
  Cooking and Baking Theory
  Cooking and Baking Practical Training

  Décor & Events Management
  Business & Entrepreneurship

Course Duration: Over a Period of 4 Months.

Application Fee of R400 will be required on Application Session Day only if Application is Approved.  No Course Fees or Monthly Fees.

The Pieter Kruger Foundation Team of Directors volunteer their time full time to avoid Course Fees and Monthly Fees to be paid by Students. This is a Volunteer4Change initiative of the Pieter Kruger Foundation Directors.

This is not a Learnership or Government funded programme.


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Certified Copy of ID or Passport. Application Fee payable on Application Session day only if Application is Approved.

Age Groups from 18 years to 50 years old will be assisted both male and female. 

Applications must be unemployed. Matric Certificate is not required.

Be willing to do volunteer work in the community.

Application Session attendance with Pieter Kruger Foundation is compulsory as part of Application.

The Catering & Hospitality Programme is An Initiative of the Free Cooking and Baking Programme.

Kindly only Apply if New Applications/Registrations is open for your Province. 


Our graduates are recruited as Caterers, Chefs, Cooks, Restaurant Staff, Guest House & Hotel Staff, Event Coordinators, Decor Staff for Events.
We are the only Catering and Hospitality School that provides the Free Cooking and Baking Programme.

The Free Cooking and Baking Programme was nominated with a Silver Award at the Gauteng Premier Service Exellence Awards 2018 Social Development Award under Category Social Transformation Awards.