ProgrammePart-time, 1 year (while still at school)
|New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) (DE)||Fees may apply to international students|
|Received all year|
|Christchurch - Madras Street|
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Gain cooking skills for further study or employment, while you're still at school.
Dual Enrolment programmes are FREE if you're in Years 11, 12 or 13 and a great way to earn NCEA credits and get a feel for tertiary study, while you’re still at school.
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.
You'll earn a New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) (DE).
This programme is delivered two days per week (Thursdays and Fridays 8:30am - 3:00pm).
*Places are limited and funding is dependent on availability. Some courses may incur costs, depending on the learner's eligibility.
NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification.
To enroll you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at a secondary school and a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa that allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.
If you are interested in enrolling in a Dual Enrolment course, you should first talk to your secondary school or with Ara.
As different programmes are offered, entry requirements, application, and interview processes (including selection criteria) may vary.
If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternative Chart or contact us for an assessment.
On completion of this qualification you can apply for 1 year fees free study and progress to the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4 or New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) Level 4 to further your culinary journey.
- Dual Enrolment Form PDF File: 285.3 KB
|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|
|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|
|6402||Provide Basic Life Support||8||1||1|
|6401||Provide First Aid||6||1||1|
|24525||Perform food costing calculations in a commercial hospitality environment||5||4||4|
|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||6||2||2|