NZ’s food culture is world-renowned, and now’s a great time to move ahead with training in this once-again booming industry.
Whether you love baking, or you dream of whipping up culinary creations as a chef one day, our practical, hands-on courses help you build work-ready kitchen skills to help you get a job and start your journey.
Learn the specialised techniques of cookery and bakery, as well as presentation and restaurant management. Cookery students also learn about food science, nutrition and dietary information.
With a shortage of trained chefs and bakers, it’s a great time to start training or upskill. We’ll help you fine-tune your CV and interview skills and line you up with exciting job opportunities to get your career cooking.
Our Cookery courses are delivered by the Culinary Collective – NZMA's Culinary School.
In this FREE practical course, you'll get to know yourself and discover a range of things you can study in the NZMA family. Over 16 weeks you'll get to try out one or more of our most popular subjects.
This course really helps to build your cookery skills, whether you’re just starting out or already in the industry. You’ll learn about a wide range of cookery techniques, and gain confidence working in a commercial kitchen.
If you want to become a baker or to train further as a patisserie chef, this course teaches you a full array of baking techniques and gives you real world experience with a five week internship.
If you want to be a professional chef at the top of your field, look no further. Our diploma gives you the advanced cookery skills, knowledge and experience you’ll need to succeed in today’s kitchens. You’ll also have an opportunity to secure an internship where you’ll gain invaluable work experience.
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