This programme expands on the Level 4 Certificate and provides students with increased capability in advanced culinary techniques. It is also ideal for those with existing experience in cookery who have already gained the basic skills to go straight to Diploma level.

What will I learn?

Kitchen management:

An introduction to academic writing sets up students for completing assessments. Learn key skills in the fields of financial management, human resources, staff development, business ethics, workplace relationships and regulatory requirements within the hospitality industry. Kitchen production systems: Investigate historical culinary influences on food products, and compare artisan methods to mass production. The practical skills taught include the cooking and presentation of a range of advanced food items, using a variety of production methods.

Kitchen workflow and regional cuisine: This covers the principles of kitchen workflow and design. Students investigate regional cuisines from around the world, including an analysis of their nutritional characteristics. Practical work involves preparing and cooking a variety of international cuisine dishes.

Menu development: Learn about menu planning and development, marketing, preparation and cooking of an original menu for a commercial hospitality environment.

Entry requirements;

Candidates must be 17 years or older.

Candidates must have New Zealand Certificate in Cookery or Baking (Level 4), or equivalent, or Three years' relevant and current industry experience.

IELTS score of at least 5.5 (with no band lower than 5.0), or an NZQA-approved equivalent (for international students who speak English as a second language).

An interview may be required.

Career opportunities

• Restaurant Sous Chef

• Hotel Sous Chef

• Café Head Chef

• Medical Facility First Cook

• Industrial Catering Sous Chef

• Catering and Events Junior Sous Chef

• Resthome First Cook

Intake dates 22 January, 26 February, 16 April, 7 May, 9 July, 6 August, 1 October, 15 October

Duration 50 weeks, including 10 weeks of holidays

Program taught in:
English
Last updated December 3, 2018
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Request Info
Sep 2, 2019
Duration
50 weeks
Full-time
Price
19,950 NZD
Tuition fees: NZ$19,950.00. Compulsory course costs: NZ$1,150.00*
Deadline
By locations
By date
Start Date
End Date
Application deadline
Start Date
End Date
Application deadline
Start Date
End Date
Application deadline
Start Date
End Date
Application deadline
Start Date
Sep 2, 2019
End Date
Application deadline
Start Date
Oct 14, 2019
End Date
Application deadline
Start Date
Nov 18, 2019
End Date
Application deadline
Start Date
June 17, 2020
End Date
Application deadline
Location
Application deadline
End Date
Application deadline
End Date
Application deadline
End Date
Application deadline
End Date

Sep 2, 2019

Location
Application deadline
End Date

Oct 14, 2019

Location
Application deadline
End Date

Nov 18, 2019

Location
Application deadline
End Date

June 17, 2020

Location
Application deadline
End Date