ProgrammeFull time - 6 months
Annual Fees(indicative 2017)
|New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (YG)||Please Enquire|
|February, July (Christchurch) July (Timaru)|
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
|Christchurch - Madras Street, Timaru|
Vocational PathwaysService Industries
For more information visityouthguarantee.net.nz/vocational-pathways
Youth Guarantee programmes are a great way to learn practical skills and gain a qualification. You can apply for these options if you're 16 to 19 years of age and no longer at school, or you're planning on leaving school.
If you like to cook, follow recipes or experiment with recipes of your own, this course will give you the skills you need to turn your talents into a career.
Working with experienced chefs in our commercial kitchens, your study will cover culinary skills, pastry skills and restaurant service essentials. Our practical training will give you the confidence and know-how to work your culinary magic in a commercial kitchen and hone your skills across a range of cooking styles, from main courses to pastries.
To complete this Youth programme you are required to do the NZQF unit standards outlined in the table below. The credits above are Ara credits which you will receive upon completion of this programme. Please note the number of credits may be different.
If you're a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and are between 16 to 19 years old, you can apply to study regardless of the qualifications you've achieved at school.
If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or contact us for an assessment.
To apply for this programme please complete:
- A Youth Guarantee application form
This entry-level qualification gives you the skills and experience to take your first step into the world of professional cookery in cafes, restaurants, bars and bakeries.
You can enhance your career opportunities through further study, such as the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4.
|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits||Level 4 Credits|
|24526||Apply safe working practices in a commercial kitchen||4||4||4|
|11097||Listen actively to gain information in an interactive situation||5||3||3|
|13300||Prepare and cook basic stocks, sauces, and soups in a commercial kitchen||5||5||5|
|13316||Prepare and cook basic pasta dishes in a commercial kitchen||5||3||3|
|24525||Perform food costing calculations in a commercial hospitality environment||5||4||4|
|26551||Provide first aid for life threatening conditions||3||1||1|
|26552||Demonstrate knowledge of common first aid conditions and how to respond to them||4||1||1|
|13293||Prepare and cook vegetable dishes in a commercial kitchen||5||6||6|
|13329||Prepare and finish marinades, dressings, cold sauces and dips in a commercial kitchen||5||3||3|
|9681||Contribute within a team or group which has an objective||7||3||3|
|13331||Prepare and cook pickles, chutneys, and preserves in a commercial kitchen||5||4||4|
|13325||Prepare and bake basic cakes, sponges, and scones in a commercial kitchen||5||4||4|
|13314||Prepare and cook egg dishes in a commercial kitchen||6||4||4|
|27955||Apply food safety practices in a food related business||2||5||5|
|27929||Apply standard operating procedures and the code of conduct to a work role in a service delivery organisation||1||5||5|
|13285||Handle and maintain knifes in a commercial kitchen||5||2||2|
|13282||Prepare, assemble and present complex sandwiches for service in a commercial kitchen||5||2||2|
|13280||Prepare fruit and vegetable cuts||5||2||2|