40 weeks
Feb Jul
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 11,679
NZD 17,500
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The hospitality industry is diverse and fun, with many various employment opportunities. 

  • 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 strand in this qualification allows graduates to have advanced general cookery skills.

Entry Requirements

  • Be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences;
  • Be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level;
  • Be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes;
  • Hold the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4), or equivalent.

English Language Requirements:

  • Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have and IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.