Serious about becoming a world-class chef? Our International Diploma in Culinary Arts is the perfect recipe for success. Learn the latest culinary skills from Olympic chefs and secure an internship in a Michelin-star or award-winning restaurant – either in New Zealand or Spain! This revolutionary programme will set you apart and can launch your career not just here, but anywhere in the world.

Who can enrol?

If you are 18 years or older and aspiring to become a senior chef, this is the ideal qualification. You’ll need an IELTS score of 5.5, with no band lower than 5.0.

What will I learn?

Through hands-on training in our high-end commercial and science kitchens, you’ll gain the culinary skills you need to make it to the top in this industry. Learn from award-winning chefs and create innovative international dishes that will set you apart in any kitchen.

You will cover:

  • Advanced preparation, cookery and presentation of pastry and larder dishes
  • Advanced planning and production of meat, poultry and fish dishes
  • Advanced dishes and menus for events, functions and commercial kitchens
  • Management of operating procedures, compliance requirements and staff relationships
  • 12-week internship at a top restaurant

What qualifications will I gain?

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

Where will this take me?

This qualification can take you to the top! You’ll have the skills to create advanced dishes in any professional kitchen – and the industry experience to back it up. This is the golden ticket to your dream job as a senior chef in New Zealand or overseas.

Course Level

Course Level Certificate – Level 4, 5, 6 or 7
Study Type Full Time
Region Auckland
Duration 40 weeks
Intakes 1 April 2019, 6 May 2019, 10 June 2019, 22 July 2019, 26 August 2019, 14 October 2019, 18 November 2019
Tuition Fee
Registration Fee
Other Study Costs


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