Chefs Association of Pakistan (CAP) in collaboration with its strategic partner College Of Tourism and Hotel Management (COTHM) introduces the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Qualifications for the experienced chefs to get their talent recognized by the hospitality industry!

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)...Taking You To The Next Level of Your Professional Growth


What is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), is a process used by regulatory bodies and training

institutes to assess and certify those experienced professionals of the hospitality industry who

did not have a chance to attend a formal training institute to earn qualification for themselves.


Why Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

Every professional yearns for career growth in his profession which could bring financial reward

and upward movement on career ladder. RPL certification matches the employers' expectation

in terms of hiring certified professionals, and thus creating a competitive edge for you. In RPL

So, in RPL stream of qualifications, you can have yourself assessed and certified to get to the

next level of your professional growth and career development.


Who Can Earn Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Cooks, Chefs, Sous Chefs, Executive Sous Chefs, Executive Chefs, Bakers, Pastry Chefs

working at all levels of hierarchy with minimum 3 years practical experience are eligible to apply

for RPL certification.


The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Process?

RPL assessment involves evidence of previous education, experience, knowledge, technical

skills and soft skills of a candidate applying for RPL. This is a process of breaking down each

element to understand the depth and breadth of what must be demonstrated by an applicant's

skills and knowledge. The process involves the identification, mediation, assessment an

acknowledgement and skills obtained through informal, non-formal and /or formal learning.


The Advantages of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

Improve your CV

 Grow more

 Earn more money

 Save time and money on training programs

 The quickest way to earn qualification

 Permanent residency opportunity internationally


Your Step-by-Step Process to RPL Qualification?

 Application Form and CV Submission

 Registration Fee Deposit (Rs. 25000/-)

 Food Safety Certification (If required)

 Submission of Menu with Costing

 Schedule of Assessment Procedure shared

 6 Weeks for preparation time

 Remaining fee to be paid

 The assessment by a panel of experts

 Sharing of the result

 Awarding of RPL qualification in 2 weeks from sharing of result

(*One re-sit in case of deficiency)


Your Investment?

Diploma in Culinary Arts (DCA)

PKR 100,000/- (Rupees one hundred thousand)

Graduate Diploma in International Culinary Arts (GDICA)

PKR 175,000/- (Rupees one hundred and seventy-five thousand)



For Registration and Inquiries Please Contact 0320-8000113