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Certificate in Professional Cookery

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Certificate in Professional Cookery

Programme Overview


UCOL’s Certificate will teach you the fundamentals of cooking so you can start your career as a chef. This intensive programme will show you how to prepare and cook dishes to enable you to gain work in a supervised role in a commercial kitchen.


You will learn from highly experienced chefs who have worked in the industry. Once you’ve met all the requirements of the UCOL Certificate you will be eligible to receive the National Certificate in Hospitality (Basic Cookery) Level 3 and you can sit the International City & Guilds Certificate in Food Preparation & Cookery.


Programme Fact Sheet

Certificate in Professional Cookery Fact Sheet


Chef Training and Hospitality at UCOL




Programme Certificate in Professional Cookery - Level 4
Study Options / Duration Full-time , 22 weeks
Campuses Palmerston North
Fees Domestic $4,143.40 per yearInternational $10,797.38 per year


Palmerston North

2 February 2015 - 3 July 2015

13 July 2015 - 11 December 2015




Palmerston North

Semester One timetable information.

Classes are generally between the hours of 8.00am - 9.30pm Monday - Friday.
Allow 20 hours in class and an additional 20 hours lecturer-directed learning each. 

Other Programme Costs
UCOL has an Admission and Conversation process to make sure you are studying at a level you are prepared for. The aim is to help you find the right level of study and educational pathway for you to succeed at UCOL. For more information please download and read the UCOL Admission Guide.

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