Questions We Often Get Asked
Most definitely, this training will set individuals up for a lifetime of healthy, fun and interesting eating as a vegan. The aim of Veet's Vegan Cooking School Training for individuals is for them to spread the enthusiasm for cooking well-balanced vegan food onto their families and friends. Learning ways to involve the whole family and in turn passing on the love of cooking and great nutrition to future generations.
Module one has a maximum of 8 students and all the other modules have a maximum of 14 students.
Yes most definitely. The course is designed so that if you are doing the training for your own health reasons you will be well supported in this and everything you learn will give you a sound understanding of how to stay healthy as a vegan.
If you apply for a job in a vegan or vegetarian café your skills learned and confidence attained during the course will definitely help in a job interview. The Vegan Chef and Lifestyle Training is well known around Australia and in some parts of the world so many vegan café and restaurant owners will know of the training.
If you want to start your own vegan food business you will have the confidence and know how on how to go about doing this.
There are lots of accommodation options please contact us and we will send you a list of accommodation possibilities.
Yes you can apply for a payment plan. To do that please ask about it when you put your application form in.
The training is not accredited with any other institute. Unless you are prepared to handle meat no accreditation can be found for a purely vegetarian / vegan chef. What you will receive from this training is a comprehensive understanding of vegetarian / vegan cuisine and you will gain the confidence to either start your own business or become an expert in your field amongst the chef world. You will receive a certificate of attainment, a portfolio of recipes that will set you up for a lifetime of preparing vegan cuisine and references written for you by the trainers.
The training, in essence, is part time as it is spread over 9 weekends over 6 months. However you can spread the training over 2 years.
It is essential you pass the foundation module in order to continue with the training but modules 2 to 5 can be taken in any order so if you can’t do one of those modules in one year, you are able to pick it up the following year.
However for you to complete module 6 to 9 you need to have completed modules 2 to 5 first.
If you are from overseas you will need to apply for a tourist or work visa to attend the training.
The courses are held in the Byron Shire. Presently we use community kitchens that have been set up commercially. Some are in Mullum and some in the hinterland.
You can pay through direct debit. Once your application has been approved you we will send you the details. Or you can pay via credit card. You would need to organise a time to call the school and a 1% credit card fee is charged by the bank.
The terms and conditions of booking a course are as follows
- To secure your place in an individual module or the full training of the course you will need to pay the amount in full.
- Once you have paid for a module or the entire training no refund will be granted.
- A full credit for a module or the training will be granted if you give more than 30 days notice to each module commencing.
- If you cancel a module within 30 days and before 48 hours to a module starting you will be given a credit minus $250 administration fee. If Veet's Vegan Cooking School or yourself manages to fill your place with another participant then the admin fee will be waived.
- If you cancel within 48 hours prior to any module starting you will receive no credit.
- If you want to change a date of a module you are booked into you need to give 30 days notice and it will be subject to availability.
- Once you have started any module and have to leave for any reason you will not receive a credit. If you want to make up the days you have missed they will be at your own expense.