Duration: 6 months
Total hours: 531 hours
Language conducted: Japanese with English translation
Visa: Cultural Activities Visa
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) has established official guidelines for the “Certification of Cooking Skills for Japanese Cuisine in Foreign Countries” in order to promote high standards in Japanese cuisine skills.
For more information, please refer to the MAFF website:
Graduates of the Le Cordon Bleu Japanese Cuisine Initiation Certificate will be awarded a bronze badge and certificate.
Graduates of the Le Cordon Bleu Japanese Cuisine Diploma will be awarded a silver badge and certificate.
＊The Taste of Japan Certification in only available to non-Japanese nationals
Initiation: JPY 600,000
Basic: JPY 610,000
Intermediate: JPY 620,000
Superior: JPY 650,000
Tool Kit: JPY 100,000
Uniform: JPY 60,000
Administration Fee: JPY 75,000
Visa Application Fee: JPY 150,000 yen (International students only)
Cultural Activities Visa application:
Students applying for the full diploma programme will be eligible to apply for the Japanese Cultural Activities Visa. Students requiring this visa must submit further detailed documentation
Please refer to the Application Guidebook for further information.
English: Native or minimum IELT 5.5 pts, TOEFL ibt minimum 65 pts, TOEIC 605/990 pts or equivalent
Japanese: Minimum requirement is JLPT N2 or equivalent
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