Diploma in Professional Cookery

  • 29 February & 25 July (2016)
  • Level 5
  • Four Semesters (two Academic Years) delivered over 18 months (taught 3-4 days per week)
  • International student price:
    $17,500 (Year 1)
    $15,500 (Year 2)
    $1,000 approx material cost

Qualification overview

Learn the essential knowledge and skills that are needed to undertake a career in chef. Learn hands on practical cooking in a commercial kitchen.


  • New Zealand Certificate in Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with strand in Cookery
  • City & Guilds Level 1 Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking 8065-01
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering 8065-21
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking (Culinary Arts) 8065-02
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking                                        (Supervision) 8065-04

*Please note that this course is only offered to International Students

Entry requirements

IELTS 5.5 (academic) with no less than 5.0 in any band

Career Options

Kitchen hand, commis chef, chef de partie, sous chef, head cook, pastry chef, kitchen manager.

Apply Online Now!