Ships Cook Program

36,225 ZAR(incl. VAT)

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Additional STCW courses
Training School:
Iron Wood Training Academy
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
21 days

Launch your culinary career and sail as a cook on a seagoing vessel in excess of 20 meters in length. Learn foundational cooking skills with this internationally recognised STCW and STCW-F accredited cooks course endorsed by South African Marine Safety Authority (SAMSA). Iron Wood Training Academy has international certified and professional qualified instructors that will teach you culinary fundamentals for efficient meal preparation for small to large groups. Discover the art of cooking and learn about menu planning, stock control, food hygiene, storage and safety, balanced nutritional ingredient selection, general galley safety, disposal of garbage on board a commercial vessel.

The core subjects that will be covered include:

  • Basic Cooking and Knife Skills
  • Different Diets and Cultures
  • Food Hygiene and Personal Hygiene
  • Kitchen Safety and Personal Safety
  • Mother Sauces
  • Menu Planning
  • Stock Room Controls

Working with:

  • Meats
  • Poultry
  • Seafood & Fish
  • Vegetables
  • Legumes
  • Pasta
  • Rice

Entry Requirements

High School Certificate, Understand and Speak English, Ability to lift up to 22kg, Physically fit. **First Aid, Fire Fighting and HACCP courses are required additional courses and fees for these are not included in the ship cooks course **

Book Here

Iron Wood Training Academy

27 Belmont Avenue
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa

Tel: (+27) 0723292760
Email: send message

Book Here School Details

Enquire about this course

Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy of this website. *