The New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) with strand in Cookery will provide you with the management and supervision skills to run a commercial kitchen and get real-world experience with work placement opportunities in local restaurants.
Locations: Palmerston North, Whanganui
Duration: 1 year, full-time
Dates:26 Feb 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
Domestic Fees:*$7,129.50 Scholarship info
* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.
Employment opportunities include undertaking a technical or managerial role in the hospitality industry, such as working as a chef in a senior position producing advanced dishes in a professional kitchen:
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Our students learn from professionals and get practical experience in our training kitchens and restaurants in Palmerston North (Ambitions) and Whanganui (Visions).
Successful completion of New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) or equivalent qualification and/or experience.
In addition to the Domestic Entry Requirements, the following applies to international student applicants.
English language proficiencyInternational student applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS (or equivalent including TOEFL) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.
UCOL is a TOEFL iBT testing centre. The English Proficiency test is accepted for English language entry into all UCOL programmes.
Application checklistIt will make the process easier if you prepare the following before you
Note that you will need to provide any verified documents in person, via post or email.
Optional - City & Guilds International, Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision (8065 – 04) is approximately $200.
The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Trading as Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is accredited to teach it.