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Diploma in Cookery – Advanced Cookery

STARTS: February 2021
Madras Street
International Close Date: Please enquire

Gain the cooking skills and expertise needed to produce advanced dishes and take a leading role in commercial kitchen environments.

During the course of this one-year programme you'll acquire the skills to confidently plan and produce a broad range of meat, poultry, fish and larder dishes, employing advanced preparation, cookery and presentation techniques. You'll also learn effective methods for planning and monitoring workflow, strategies for managing staff and operations to meet performance targets, and how to plan, develop and design dishes and menus.

To meet Health and Safety requirements, applicants must be physically able to undertake the practical components of the programme in an industry emulated environment.

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$7140 - $7760 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$7100 - $7900 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2021

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) or equivalent

If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 5.5 Academic

  • 5.0 Speaking
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Listening

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

This qualification will enable you to work as a senior chef in a range of professional kitchens.

Study pathways

Graduates with this qualification can add to their expertise by completing the Patisserie strand of the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5).

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Food Technology

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with Cookery Strand

FULL-TIME - 1 Year

Gain the cooking skills and expertise needed to produce advanced dishes and take a leading role in commercial kitchen environments.

Information
Type Diploma
Code NZ2102
Next Starts February 2021
Credits 120
Level 5
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ2102-COOK

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$7140 - $7760 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$7100 - $7900 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2021
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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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