Diploma In Culinary Arts
MQA No :FA 0592
MOE Reference :KPT/JPS R/812/4/0141(FA 0592)08/21
Duration :3 Years
Entry Requirement:
(1) PASS SPM with minimum 3 credits in any subject; OR
(2) PASS O-level with minimum C Grade in any 3 subject; OR
(3) PASS SKM (Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia) level 3 in Food Preparation or Pastry or Bakery AND PASS SPM with minimum 1 credit in any subject; OR
(4) PASS UEC with minimum B Grade in any 3 subject; OR
(5) PASS Sijil Kolej Komuniti AND PASS SPM with minimum 1 credit in any subject; OR
(6) PASS certificate level in related field with minimum CGPA 2.00; OR
(7) PASS STPM with minimum C Grade (NGMP 2.0) in any subject; OR
(8) PASS STAM with minimum rank Maqbul level.
Brief Description of the Programme
The program offers a strong foundation for students who aspire to become a career - driven individual in the local and international culinary industry. A sound in-depth education in Culinary Arts.
It provides the necessary supervisory and technical skills that will prepare the student for a career in restaurants or related hospitality operations. It offers an entrepreneurial path to the graduate of this program to begin his/her own culinary business.
Who should be joining?
  • School leavers.
  • Employees of culinary industry.
  • Any individual who has the spirit or perseverance to work in the culinary industry. He/She must have the full commitment, vision and belief that the culinary industry would be a better career opportunity.
  • Career prospects
  • Chef at Restaurants / Hotels / Resorts / Cruise.
  • Entrepreneur operating restaurant / caterer / food truck.
  • Foodservice in health /medical / army and many more institutions.
  • Chef at Restaurants / Hotels / Resorts / Cruise.
  • Entrepreneur operating restaurant / caterer / food truck.
  • Foodservice in health /medical / army and many more institutions.
  • Specialist in food manufacturing.
  • Culinary Tutor.
  • Food Stylist.
  • Have the opportunity to work abroad.
  • Options for Academic Progression
    Students may pursue study and progress in such programmes at offering universities locally and internationally:-
  • Bachelor Degree programme in Culinary Art
  • Bachelor Degree programme in Restaurant Operation
  • Bachelor Degree programme in Pastry & Bakery
  • Bachelor Degree in Culinology
  • What are the attractions about this Programme?
  • Industry oriented curricullum structure.
  • State-of-the-art and condusive learning facilities.
  • Six months Industrial Training within studies duration locally and internationally.
  • Actively participate in culinary competitions.
  • Industry experienced lecturers.
  • Salary guide for The Fresh Graduates
    Job TitleSalary (RM)
    Chef (Junior / Commis) 1,300 - 2,200
    *Salary guide is based on the market reference range for the job description, location and core competency requirements.