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Part-time Intensive Short Courses

We offer three types of Intensive Short Courses. You will cover a portion of the Professional Diploma Course curriculum based on your own preferences. This allows you to tailor your studies according to your interests and lifestyle.

6 Week Professional Course

Course duration
4 days a week (Monday - Thursday)

Course hours
9:30 – 16:30

Terms
Courses run from the 1st Monday of every month throughout the year

Learn part of the Professional Diploma Course programme, for example Basic Japanese skills and knowledge, Sushi Cooking, Washoku Cooking or Japanese Food Culture. Programme contents depend on the start date. As part of the enrolment process you will receive and complete an Orientation (Foundation) programme.

Deposit: £1,000 to secure the place

Course Fee: £4,000

Incidental Fee (estimates) : £716.00
This fee includes following items and incidents:

  • Personalised Japanese knife set: Personalised (Name) Japanese “Yanagi-ba” knife, wooden case, Japanese vegetable knife, and wooden case, Leather knife pouch
  • Japanese chef uniform: Japanese chef jacket, Japanese chef hat, Japanese chef apron (all with college logo)
  • Textbooks and recipe literature
  • Locker fee for 6 months
  • Equipment rental fees

NB: Fees shown exclude VAT

Student chefs in class
Chef plating up traditional Japanese Washoku dish
Student chef showing off their knife skills

Course admission

  • Applicants must be aged 18 years or older when class commences
  • Applicants must demonstrate a clear motivation for Japanese cuisine and Japanese culture
  • Applicants should aspire to complete our program while adhering to the college rules and regulations
  • Applicants must be able to communicate in either English or Japanese during class
  • Applicants should keep up with our class in good physical and mental conditions.  *You should inform us of any food allergy conditions prior to the class start

Autumn term application for 2024 is open

  • Register your Interest - complete the online form and a representative will be in touch to help navigate you through the enrolment process
  • We'll set up an interview appointment, either online or face-to-face
  • Upon a successful interview, you'll receive an invoice for the enrolment deposit and incidental fee, along with our terms and conditions document
  • After receiving your enrolment deposit and incidental fee, students will be issued a formal letter of acceptance
  • Upon acceptance you'll be required to pay the full tuition fee
  • Before classes begin, you'll attend a pre-departure orientation session organised by the college

Uniform Details: We'll ask for your uniform size and other necessary details before classes begin

Tradition Dashi being made
Japanese cooking class
Seasonal traditional Japanese dish

Post Graduation

  • Maintain a total attendance rate of 80% or above
  • Successfully pass all exams
  • Ensure that tuition and all payments are completed before graduation
  • Certificate of each course, issued by TokyoCollege of Sushi and Washoku, London

Career Consultation
The goal of the Professional Diploma Course is to pave the way for your career in the Japanese restaurant and foodservice industries. Therefore, career placement support and consultation are integral aspects of your education in Japan. The Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku in Japan has maintained an almost 100% job placement success rate since its start. We are delighted to assist in shaping your career path, not only within the UK domestic industry but also abroad.

  • Japanese restaurant chef (sushi/washoku)
  • Opening your own Japanese restaurant
  • Menu developing chefs of Japanese / Asian cuisine
  • Hospitality industry staff
  • Japanese/Asian food wholesaler

Career placement information for The Tokyo College of Sushi Washoku Japan


Working in Japan
In line with the revision of Japanese immigration law, foreign passport holders can apply for the 'Specified Skilled Worker Visa' by meeting the following requirements.

  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Level 4 or above)
  • Skills Proficiency Test in Food Service Industry (multiple choice format)

After successfully passing the test, you will have the opportunity to be employed by Japanese restaurants in Japan for up to 5 years, under the same working conditions as Japanese young chefs. Find out more about this process via the Support Website for the Specified Skilled Worker Program website.

If you plan to apply for the Specified Skilled Worker Visa, please seek our consultation at the beginning of the class.

Register your interest

6 Month Sushi Professional Course

Course duration
1 day a week (Tuesday) - x 24 weeks

Course hours
9:30 – 16:30

Terms
Courses run from the 1st Monday of every month throughout the year

Learn all there is to know about Sushi Cooking in this one day a week course set across 24 weeks.  As part of the enrolment process you will receive and complete an Orientation (Foundation) programme.

Deposit: £2,000 to secure the place

Course Fee: £10,000

Incidental Fee (estimates) : £716.00
This fee includes following items and incidents:

  • Personalised Japanese knife set: Personalised (Name) Japanese “Yanagi-ba” knife, wooden case, Japanese vegetable knife, and wooden case, Leather knife pouch
  • Japanese chef uniform: Japanese chef jacket, Japanese chef hat, Japanese chef apron (all with college logo)
  • Textbooks and recipe literature
  • Locker fee for 6 months
  • Equipment rental fees

NB: Fees shown exclude VAT.

Students who enrol in our full Diploma program have the option to pay their course fees in instalments. Instalment Schedule for the Course Fee: £2,500 every 6 weeks (4 instalments)

Hand rolling Sushi
Traditional Japanese Sushi
Japanese knife skills -

Course admission

  • Applicants must be aged 18 years or older when class commences
  • Applicants must demonstrate a clear motivation for Japanese cuisine and Japanese culture
  • Applicants should aspire to complete our program while adhering to the college rules and regulations
  • Applicants must be able to communicate in either English or Japanese during class
  • Applicants should keep up with our class in good physical and mental conditions.  *You should inform us of any food allergy conditions prior to the class start

Autumn term application for 2024 is open

  • Register your Interest - complete the online form and a representative will be in touch to help navigate you through the enrolment process
  • We'll set up an interview appointment, either online or face-to-face
  • Upon a successful interview, you'll receive an invoice for the enrolment deposit and incidental fee, along with our terms and conditions document
  • After receiving your enrolment deposit and incidental fee, students will be issued a formal letter of acceptance
  • Upon acceptance you'll be required to pay the full tuition fee
  • Before classes begin, you'll attend a pre-departure orientation session organised by the college

Uniform Details: We'll ask for your uniform size and other necessary details before classes begin

Japanese knife skills class
Traditional Japanese Sushi
Japanese Student chefs in class

Post Graduation

  • Maintain a total attendance rate of 80% or above
  • Successfully pass all exams
  • Ensure that tuition and all payments are completed before graduation
  • Certificate of each course, issued by TokyoCollege of Sushi and Washoku, London

Career Consultation
The goal of the Professional Diploma Course is to pave the way for your career in the Japanese restaurant and foodservice industries. Therefore, career placement support and consultation are integral aspects of your education in Japan. The Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku in Japan has maintained an almost 100% job placement success rate since its start. We are delighted to assist in shaping your career path, not only within the UK domestic industry but also abroad.

  • Japanese restaurant chef (sushi/washoku)
  • Opening your own Japanese restaurant
  • Menu developing chefs of Japanese / Asian cuisine
  • Hospitality industry staff
  • Japanese/Asian food wholesaler

Career placement information for The Tokyo College of Sushi Washoku Japan


Working in Japan
In line with the revision of Japanese immigration law, foreign passport holders can apply for the 'Specified Skilled Worker Visa' by meeting the following requirements.

  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Level 4 or above)
  • Skills Proficiency Test in Food Service Industry (multiple choice format)

After successfully passing the test, you will have the opportunity to be employed by Japanese restaurants in Japan for up to 5 years, under the same working conditions as Japanese young chefs. Find out more about this process via the Support Website for the Specified Skilled Worker Program website.

If you plan to apply for the Specified Skilled Worker Visa, please seek our consultation at the beginning of the class.

Register your interest

One Day Trial Course

Course duration
One day - join any of our Professional Diploma days to get a taster of what to expect

Course hours
Morning Class: 9:30 – 12:30
Afternoon Class: 13:30 – 16:30
1 day a week (Monday - Thursday)

Select any day from the Professional Diploma Course Curriculum to experience our original course programme

Tuition : £250.00
Tuition includes following:

  • All ingredients used in the cooking class
  • Facility usage fees
  • All kitchen and counter classroom facility usage fees
  • Uniform and Japanese knife rental fees
    Japanese food styling
    Student chefs in class
    Close up of chef cutting fish delicatly

    Course admission

    • Applicants must be aged 18 years or older when class commences
    • Applicants must demonstrate a clear motivation for Japanese cuisine and Japanese culture
    • Applicants should aspire to complete our programme while adhering to the college rules and regulations
    • Applicants must be able to communicate in either English or Japanese during class
    • Applicants should attend our classes in good physical and mental condition.  *You should inform us of any food allergy conditions prior to the class start

    Autumn term application for 2024 is open

    • Register your Interest - complete the online form and a representative will be in touch to help navigate you through the enrolment process
    • We'll set up an interview appointment, either online or face-to-face
    • Upon a successful interview, you'll receive an invoice for the enrolment deposit and incidental fee, along with our terms and conditions document
    • After receiving your enrolment deposit and incidental fee, students will be issued a formal letter of acceptance
    • Upon acceptance you'll be required to pay the full tuition fee
    • Before classes begin, you'll attend a pre-departure orientation session organised by the college

    Uniform Details: We'll ask for your uniform size and other necessary details before classes begin

    Student chefs in class
    Traditional Japanese knife skills
    Proud student chefs
    Register your interest

    Part-time Intensive Short Courses

    We offer three types of Intensive Short Courses. You will cover a portion of the Professional Diploma Course curriculum based on your own preferences. This allows you to tailor your studies according to your interests and lifestyle.

    6 Week Professional Course

    Course duration
    4 days a week (Monday - Thursday)

    Course hours
    9:30 – 16:30

    Terms
    Courses run from the 1st Monday of every month throughout the year

    Learn part of the Professional Diploma Course programme, for example Basic Japanese skills and knowledge, Sushi Cooking, Washoku Cooking or Japanese Food Culture. Programme contents depend on the start date. As part of the enrolment process you will receive and complete an Orientation (Foundation) programme.

    Registration Fee (Deposit) : £1,000.00
    You are required to settle the registration fee within 2 weeks from the date you receive the letter of acceptance.

    Tuition : £4,000.00
    Tuition includes following:

    • All ingredients used in the cooking class
    • All kitchen and counter classroom facility usage fee

    Incidental Fee (estimates) : £716.00
    This fee includes following items and incidents:

    • Admission / Interview fee: £100.00
    • Personalised Japanese knife set: £306.00
    • – Personalised (Name) Japanese “Yanagi-ba” knife, and wooden case
    • –  Japanese vegetable knife, and wooden case
    • – Leather knife pouch
    • Japanese chef uniform: £100.00
    • – Japanese chef jacket, with college logo
    • – Japanese chef hat, with college logo
    • – Japanese chef apron, with college logo
    • Other expenses; £210.00
    • – Textbooks and recipe literature
    • – Locker fee for 6 months
    • – Equipment rental fees

    NB: Fees shown exclude VAT

    Student chefs in class
    Chef plating up traditional Japanese Washoku dish
    Student chef showing off their knife skills

    Course admission

    • Applicants must be aged 18 years or older when class commences
    • Applicants must demonstrate a clear motivation for Japanese cuisine and Japanese culture
    • Applicants should aspire to complete our program while adhering to the college rules and regulations
    • Applicants must be able to communicate in either English or Japanese during class
    • Applicants should keep up with our class in good physical and mental conditions.  *You should inform us of any food allergy conditions prior to the class start
    • **2024 Autumn term application opens on 1st of May 2024**
    • Register your interest today by filling out the online form (link below) and we will send you a course application form. Simply complete it as instructed and submit it to info@sushicollege.uk
    • Once accepted, you will receive the letter of acceptance and payment information via email. Please follow the payment instructions before the class commences
    • Before starting the course you will complete a free Orientation (Foundation) programme
    • We will request information about your uniform size and other details before the class begins
    Tradition Dashi being made
    Japanese cooking class
    Seasonal traditional Japanese dish

    Post Graduation

    • Maintain a total attendance rate of 80% or above
    • Successfully pass all exams
    • Ensure that tuition and all payments are completed before graduation
    • Certificate of each course, issued by TokyoCollege of Sushi and Washoku, London

    Career Consultation
    The goal of the Professional Diploma Course is to pave the way for your career in the Japanese restaurant and foodservice industries. Therefore, career placement support and consultation are integral aspects of your education in Japan. The Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku in Japan has maintained an almost 100% job placement success rate since its start. We are delighted to assist in shaping your career path, not only within the UK domestic industry but also abroad.

    • Japanese restaurant chef (sushi/washoku)
    • Opening your own Japanese restaurant
    • Menu developing chefs of Japanese / Asian cuisine
    • Hospitality industry staff
    • Japanese/Asian food wholesaler

    Career placement information for The Tokyo College of Sushi Washoku Japan


    Working in Japan
    In line with the revision of Japanese immigration law, foreign passport holders can apply for the 'Specified Skilled Worker Visa' by meeting the following requirements.

    • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Level 4 or above)
    • Skills Proficiency Test in Food Service Industry (multiple choice format)

    After successfully passing the test, you will have the opportunity to be employed by Japanese restaurants in Japan for up to 5 years, under the same working conditions as Japanese young chefs. Find out more about this process via the Support Website for the Specified Skilled Worker Program website.

    If you plan to apply for the Specified Skilled Worker Visa, please seek our consultation at the beginning of the class.

    Register

    6 Month Sushi Professional Course

    Course duration
    1 day a week (Tuesday) - x 24 weeks

    Course hours
    9:30 – 16:30

    Terms
    Courses run from the 1st Monday of every month throughout the year

    Learn all there is to know about Sushi Cooking in this one day a week course set across 24 weeks.  As part of the enrolment process you will receive and complete an Orientation (Foundation) programme.

    Registration Fee (Deposit) : £1,000.00
    You are required to settle the registration fee within 2 weeks from the date you receive the letter of acceptance.

    Tuition : £4,000.00
    Tuition includes following:

    • All ingredients used in the cooking class
    • All kitchen and counter classroom facility usage fee

    Incidental Fee (estimates) : £716.00
    This fee includes following items and incidents:

    • Admission / Interview fee: £100.00
    • Personalised Japanese knife set: £306.00
    • – Personalised (Name) Japanese “Yanagi-ba” knife, and wooden case
    • –  Japanese vegetable knife, and wooden case
    • – Leather knife pouch
    • Japanese chef uniform: £100.00
    • – Japanese chef jacket, with college logo
    • – Japanese chef hat, with college logo
    • – Japanese chef apron, with college logo
    • Other expenses; £210.00
    • – Textbooks and recipe literature
    • – Locker fee for 6 months
    • – Equipment rental fees

    NB: Fees shown exclude VAT

    Hand rolling Sushi
    Traditional Japanese Sushi
    Japanese knife skills -

    Course admission

    • Applicants must be aged 18 years or older when class commences
    • Applicants must demonstrate a clear motivation for Japanese cuisine and Japanese culture
    • Applicants should aspire to complete our program while adhering to the college rules and regulations
    • Applicants must be able to communicate in either English or Japanese during class
    • Applicants should keep up with our class in good physical and mental conditions.  *You should inform us of any food allergy conditions prior to the class start
    • **2024 Autumn term application opens on 1st of May 2024**
    • Register your interest today by filling out the online form (link below) and we will send you a course application form. Simply complete it as instructed and submit it to info@sushicollege.uk
    • Once accepted, you will receive the letter of acceptance and payment information via email. Please follow the payment instructions before the class commences
    • Before starting the course you will complete a free Orientation (Foundation) programme
    • We will request information about your uniform size and other details before the class begins
    Japanese knife skills class
    Traditional Japanese Sushi
    Japanese Student chefs in class

    Post Graduation

    • Maintain a total attendance rate of 80% or above
    • Successfully pass all exams
    • Ensure that tuition and all payments are completed before graduation
    • Certificate of each course, issued by TokyoCollege of Sushi and Washoku, London

    Career Consultation
    The goal of the Professional Diploma Course is to pave the way for your career in the Japanese restaurant and foodservice industries. Therefore, career placement support and consultation are integral aspects of your education in Japan. The Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku in Japan has maintained an almost 100% job placement success rate since its start. We are delighted to assist in shaping your career path, not only within the UK domestic industry but also abroad.

    • Japanese restaurant chef (sushi/washoku)
    • Opening your own Japanese restaurant
    • Menu developing chefs of Japanese / Asian cuisine
    • Hospitality industry staff
    • Japanese/Asian food wholesaler

    Career placement information for The Tokyo College of Sushi Washoku Japan


    Working in Japan
    In line with the revision of Japanese immigration law, foreign passport holders can apply for the 'Specified Skilled Worker Visa' by meeting the following requirements.

    • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Level 4 or above)
    • Skills Proficiency Test in Food Service Industry (multiple choice format)

    After successfully passing the test, you will have the opportunity to be employed by Japanese restaurants in Japan for up to 5 years, under the same working conditions as Japanese young chefs. Find out more about this process via the Support Website for the Specified Skilled Worker Program website.

    If you plan to apply for the Specified Skilled Worker Visa, please seek our consultation at the beginning of the class.

    Register

    One Day Trial Course

    Course duration
    One day - join any of our Professional Diploma days to get a taster of what to expect

    Course hours
    Morning Class: 9:30 – 12:30
    Afternoon Class: 13:30 – 16:30
    1 day a week (Monday - Thursday)

    Select any day from the Professional Diploma Course Curriculum to experience our original course programme

    Tuition : £250.00
    Tuition includes following:

    • All ingredients used in the cooking class
    • Facility usage fees
    • All kitchen and counter classroom facility usage fees
    • Uniform and Japanese knife rental fees
      Japanese food styling
      Student chefs in class
      Close up of chef cutting fish delicatly

      Course admission

      • Applicants must be aged 18 years or older when class commences
      • Applicants must demonstrate a clear motivation for Japanese cuisine and Japanese culture
      • Applicants should aspire to complete our program while adhering to the college rules and regulations
      • Applicants must be able to communicate in either English or Japanese during class
      • Applicants should keep up with our class in good physical and mental conditions.  *You should inform us of any food allergy conditions prior to the class start
      • **2024 Autumn term application opens on 1st of May 2024**
      • Register your interest today by filling out the online form (link below) and we will send you a course application form. Simply complete it as instructed and submit it to info@sushicollege.uk
      • Once accepted, you will receive the letter of acceptance and payment information via email. Please follow the payment instructions before the class commences
      Student chefs in class
      Traditional Japanese knife skills
      Proud student chefs
      Register

      View our Full-time Professional Diploma Course

      Have a passion for Japanese cuisine & culture? Ready to embark on a transformative culinary journey? If you're interested in training  with us full-time and learning the intricate skills and techniques to become a qualified Japanese chef check out our Full-time Professional Diploma Course.

      Full-Time Course
      Tokyo, Japan

      Study tour to Japan

      As part of the course, you'll have the opportunity to travel to Japan, with the chance to participate in various cooking classes at the Tokyo College of Sushi and Washoku, Tokyo, where you'll learn cooking skills, taught by experienced chef instructors (with English translation provided). Additionally, you will have the opportunity to visit several historical places in Japan, as well as fish markets and the famous Kappabashi, or Kitchen Town, a street in Tokyo which is almost entirely populated with shops supplying the restaurant trade. This opportunity is exclusively available for graduate or currently enrolled students.