Thai and International Food Technological College (TIFTEC)
The Thai and International Food Technological College is a first private vocational school in Thailand to teach in the field of food and nutrition under the supervision of the Private Education Commission Bureau of the Ministry of Education. The course emphasizes the regimen of both theory and practice. It begins with foundation of knowledge including the correct usage of cooking knowledge on basics of various kinds of food which enables students to systematically manage and assemble dishes correctly and safely. A general knowledge of cuisines from different nations besides Thai cuisine like Continental, Italian, Chinese and Japanese cuisines are included. Pastries and Confections are also included in the curriculum.
The Thai and International Food Technological College is open to applicants from Thailand as well as foreign students who are interested in food and have completed at least junior high school and wishes to receive a vocational training in the field of food and nutrition. Students who have successfully completed the 3 year course at the Thai and International Food Technological College will receive a vocational education equivalent to a 12th grade education. The diploma will enable the student to continue his/ her studies for a Bachelor’s degree or make a living or work in food related industries. Students will also have the opportunity to practice working at different institutions both in Thailand and internationally. Graduates will be able to set up their own food business if they decided not to continue their studies.