New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced)
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is:
- To provide competent employees for the hospitality sector who are able to work as chefs in senior positions producing advanced dishes in a professional kitchen.
- To establish standards of professional practice for advanced cookery that can provide customers with confidence in a range of hospitality environments.
Graduates will be able to plan, control and direct the day-to-day and long-term operations of a professional kitchen including supervision of staff.
The strands in this qualification allow graduates to have advanced general cookery skills or to specialise in pâtisserie.
Key Information for Students
Academic New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) English All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English should have an international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 5.5 (with at least 5.0 in each band) issued within the last two years, or a qualification considered to be equivalent to the above. Other Applicants must be able to confirm that they will have the physical capability to comply with relevant health and safety requirements and can safely withstand 4-8 hour sessions of working in the commercial kitchen environment. Special Entry Special Entry approval is required from the Head of Department or delegate. Skills for tertiary study (including literacy and numeracy) may be acquired through study, work and/or life experience. Students who can demonstrate these skills may apply for Special Entry. Qualifications other than those listed in the Entry Requirements above will need to be assessed for equivalence, and applicants holding these qualifications will need to apply for Special Entry approval from the Head of Department or delegate.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$27,240 - $42,629|
|In further study||20%|
|On a benefit||6%|
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
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