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Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

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New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)
35 weeks

To start the journey to becoming a chef, choose this course.

You’ll learn about a wide range of cookery techniques and disciplines, and gain confidence working in a commercial kitchen environment.

At NZMA you learn by doing, so you’ll spend 80% of your time in the kitchen putting your skills into practice. You’ll have fun and learn how to prepare all kinds of tasty dishes from delicious sauces and soups through to meat and fresh seafood.   

This course is delivered by The Culinary Collective, New Zealand’s culinary school who are part of NZMA. 

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  • You will learn:

  • Practical skills to work in a commercial kitchen 

  • Prepare health-based dishes, poultry, pasta and seafood 

  • Complex meat, pastry, and desserts dishes

  • Working with larder products

  • Hands-on training from tutors who’ve been chefs and bakers 


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