Study Cookery

Get all the ingredients for a fulfilling career. If food is your thing check out our highly practical cookery programmes. There are options stretching across the whole industry taught by experts who want to see you succeed.


New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 3)

This programme aims to introduce students to the skills required in food and beverage service, including barista; basic cookery, front of house operations, reception and accommodation. With the goal to give ākonga a broad understanding of roles within the hospitality sector. Students will be shown how to be competent employees who can work in various entry level and junior positions in commercial hospitality environments.

  • Level 3
  • 17 weeks, full-time

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)

Discover the basic skills needed to be a part of the food industry. This introductory programme covers basic methods of food preparation, cooking and health and safety practices. Use this programme to pathway on to higher cooking qualifications.

  • Level 3
  • 17 weeks, full-time

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery

Take the first step in starting your professional chef career no matter what your experience level. Come and surround yourself with like-minded people and learn from tutors who are industry professionals. Get equipped with everything you need to know in a hands-on purpose-built environment and have the opportunity to experience an industry work placement.

  • Level 4
  • 1 year, full-time

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Managed Traineeship

If you're working in a commercial kitchen or an employer wanting to develop your staff, this is the programme for you. “Earn while you learn” and turn your experience into a qualification and become a qualified chef. Develop your skills from the basics to advanced techniques guided by our professional chef tutors in a hands-on purpose-built environment.

  • Level 4
  • 2 years part-time

Food Safety Practice in a Commercial Environment (Training Scheme)

Learn how to produce food safely and understand how to prevent cross contamination.

  • Level 4

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Use the knowledge and skills you already have to fast-track your qualification with minimum cost. Workplace-learning, volunteering, professional development, other provider qualifications and online courses or units can be recognised as prior learning and put towards your future diploma or degree.

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