Diploma in Culinary Arts

MQA / FA 2675 | KPT (R /811 /4 /0190) | DK 116 (W)

Explore the limitless boundaries of your passion through creating memorable cuisines for others with the ever inspiring and extremely skillful and knowledgeable Chef.  Malaysia is well known for its rich food culture and with it, an exponentially growing demand for chefs and culinary artists.  Have your sights on IIMAT school of Culinary Arts where one can pursue a Diploma in Culinary Arts through which you can gain hands-on training required to become a prodigy, a chef that never fails to put a smile on your diners’ faces.

The course focuses on equipping the students with culinary skills, practical hands-on and theoretical training in all areas of food productions.  Topics such as real gastronomic skills (eg. Asian and Western cooking, Butchery, Creative menus, Food Styling, Molecular Gastronomique and the Art of Garde Manger), knowledge about food preparation, safety and presentation will be thoroughly covered in the course.  Apart from building the students’ practical skills, important knowledge in operation and management like stock ordering, scheduling, costing of goods and dealing with suppliers makes the course highly industry driven.


  • Full accreditation by MQA
    MQA / FA 2675  |  KPT (R / 811 / 4 / 0190) | DK 116 (W)
  • Eligible entry to all Institutions of Higher Learning in Malaysia (IPTA & IPTS)

Entry Requirement :

  • SPM/SPMV with at least a credit in 3 subjects;
  • APEL ‘A’ – above 20 years old; 
  • Certificate (Level 3 MQF) in relevant field at least CGPA 2.0;
  • UEC with at least B grade in 3 subjects;
  • O-Level with at least C grade in 3 subjects;
  • SKM (Level 3 MQF) in related field & pass in SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject;
  • STPM/equivalent with at least a grade C (CGPA 2.00) in 1 subject;
  • STAM (Maqbul rank);
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the MQF.

Financial Aid :

  1. PTPTN
  2. IIMAT Scholarship / Bursary
  3. Other Scholarships & Loans

Course Duration :
2 Years 6 Months (7 semesters)

Career Opportunity :
Professional Chef, Restaurant Supervisor / Manager, Restaurant Owner, Event Management Executive, Trainer, Consultants, Lecturer, Food Health Officer Food Lab Officer, F&B Manager, Catering Manager, Counsil Officer

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MAJOR subject

  • Food Hygiene and Sanitation
  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry
  • Garde Manager
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Fundamental of Baking
  • Food and Beverage Cost Control
  • South East Asia Cuisine
  • Catering Production & Management
  • Restaurant Operation
  • Patisseries & Dessert Artistry
  • Basic Western
  • Food Service Management System
  • Kitchen Management
  • Basic Patisserie
  • International Cuisine
  • Menu Engineering and Design
  • Restaurant Service
  • Industrial Training

MINOR subject

  • Proficiency English
  • Management Information System
  • Fundamental of Management
  • Hospitality Law
  • Computer Application
  • Hospitality English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Japanese Language

MPU subject

  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 ( Local )
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Critical Thinking for Better Communication
  • Community Services
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi
Diploma in Culinary Arts
Diploma in Culinary Arts
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