New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced)

Auckland Hotel and Chefs Training School

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1 Year

Total student fees


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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 provide for those individuals who are employed as chefs in senior positions, a credential that will enhance their employment opportunities in a professional kitchen across the hospitality sector.
* To establish standards of professional practice for advanced cookery that can provide customers with confidence in a range of hospitality environments.

The strands in this qualification allow graduates to have advanced general cookery skills or to specialise in Patisserie.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Domestic Students Graduates of the New Zealand or National Certificate in Hospitality Level 4 Professional Cookery, or London City and Guilds 7065 or 8065 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking, or Candidates, who are currently working in senior positions within hospitality, who are assessed at a skill level equivalent to a Level 4 cookery standard, and looking for additional hospitality knowledge and skills. This will be assessed on a case by case RPL basis. Learners of a minimum of 18 Years of age. International students Students must be a minimum of 18 years old Students must hold a valid visa. Students with English Language as a second language must have competency in English to the required level for the qualification in which they intend to study i.e. IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 550 with TWE 4.0 and above for Level 5 programmes or qualifications, or the equivalent of NCEA level 2, Year 12, English from their home country. Auckland Hotel and Chef Training School has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students publishedby the Minister of Education

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$5,542 $5,542
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,832 $9,832
Total $15,374 $15,374

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $36,313
Earnings range $27,240 - $42,629
In employment 71%
In further study 20%
On a benefit 6%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

TMI Educational Scholarships

Provided by:

Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated - The Scholarships Unit



$250 (secondary) and $5000 (tertiary) each.

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Kate Sheppard Memorial Award

Provided by:

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust




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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 307 6877
Fax: (09) 307 3725

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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