Begin your journey from cook to chef.
You'll learn essential kitchen techniques, supervisory and business skills, and get work experience to increase your knowledge and develop your industry skills.
A cookery qualification gives you a huge range of job opportunities - in restaurants, bars and cafés, or in catering companies, vineyards, or hotels.
What are you waiting for?
- One semester full-time
- Level 3
- Starts February and July
- Apply by 30 November and 30 June. Late applications will be accepted based on availability of places.
Learn essential food preparation and cookery techniques and gain valuable commercial and kitchen experience in our purpose-built facilities during this hands-on programme.
- Dunedin or Central Otago
- One year full-time
- Level 4
- Starts February (Dunedin); February and July (Central Otago)
- Apply by 30 November (for Dunedin - late applications will be accepted based on availability of places); Until start date (for Central Otago)
Begin your journey from cook to chef in this programme available at both our Dunedin and Central Otago campuses. Involving lots of hands-on, practical cooking in our training kitchens, and a work experience opportunity, this qualification will expand the skills you have developed in a Level 3 cookery programme. Plus, you can study this programme FOR FREE in Central Otago from July 2020 (you'll just need to cover your student levy and equipment).
- Central Otago
- One year full-time
- Level 5
- Starts February, July and October
- Apply now
This practical qualification includes lots of hands-on cooking in our training kitchens and a work placement in a local business. You will develop a range of cookery, hospitality management, communication, leadership and critical thinking skills, and benefit from the chance to source your ingredients straight from the campus nursery, modern glasshouses and vineyard. Plus, you can study this programme FOR FREE in Central Otago from July 2020 (you'll just need to cover your student levy and equipment).