Diploma in Professional Cookery

  • 23 February & 20 July
  • Level 5
  • 1 year full-time (taught 3 days per week)
  • $6,296.10 - Domestic student
    $17,000- International student

Qualification overview

This programme will develop skills already learned in the Certificate in Culinary Arts programme, or equivalent. It also introduces new concepts which are being used in industry today. Its aim is to provide industry with appropriately trained, skilled personnel in professional cookery. You will learn to perfect dishes with flair and creativity, using fresh ingredients and advanced cooking techniques. This programme is the highest cooking qualification in New Zealand and has a strong emphasis on kitchen operations, menu costing and kitchen design and budgeting.

Students who complete this course will also receive:

City & Guilds 7065 Diploma in Food Preparation and Culinary Art
City & Guilds 7065 Diploma in Patisserie



Entry requirements

  • Certificate in Culinary Arts Level 3 or equivalent qualification.

Career Options

Chef de partie, sous chef, head cook, pastry chef

Further study options

Graduates can undertake further study towards any of WITT's qualifications.