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Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

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New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)
35 weeksInternships availableOpen to International Students

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 

  • Have fun during your study on a foodie field trip.

  • You’ll have an opportunity to secure an internship where you’ll gain invaluable industry experience.

Course start dates


94 Tristram Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204

Mar 20, 2023
Jul 17, 2023

Auckland Central

100 Symonds Street, Grafton, Auckland 1010

Apr 24, 2023
May 22, 2023
Feb 5, 2024

Sylvia Park

56-60 Carbine Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060

Jul 17, 2023
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