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Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

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This intermediate-level programme really helps to build on your cookery skill set. 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.

Course content includes:

  • Health-based dishes
  • Poultry
  • Pasta
  • Seafood
  • Complex pastry and desserts
  • Complex meat dishes
  • Larder products

What qualifications will I gain?

  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)


Start Dates

This 40-week programme is only available at NZMA's Sylvia Park Campus

Course Costs

New Zealand Students

Student loans and allowances are available if you meet the criteria.
Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz

International Students

Tuition Fees: NZ$20,960
Course Fee: NZ$3,200

The New Zealand Government has imposed an international student levy on tuition and course related fees. From 1 January 2019 the levy will be 0.89% of the compulsory tuition fees.

Entry Requirements

  • You need to be 17 or older.
  • You must have completed the Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)
  • If English is your second language you’ll need an IELTS score of at least 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0, or the equivalent*.
  • You must have travel and medical insurance and a valid visa.

* Other English Tests / evidence may be approved as advised by NZQA

All our Cookery courses

  • Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)

  • Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) (1 Year)

  • Diploma Programme in Professional Cookery (Level 5) (2 Years)

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