Otago Polytechnic

OSTC Cookery (Level 3)

Location

Dunedin and Cromwell

Are you creative? Do you enjoy preparing and serving food?

Cookery could be just the career you’re looking for! You’ll gain the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3).

For more information about OSTC, visit www.op.ac.nz/ostc  

 

What will I do?

  • Work in a commercial kitchen
  • Prepare, cook and present dishes common to the industry 
  • Learn health and safety requirements
  • Learn effective customer service and communication techniques.

 

 

 

What could I do next?

  • Study the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) and go on to study the Bachelor of Culinary Arts at Otago Polytechnic.
  • Gain employment and train on-the-job to become a commis chef, demi chef, chef de partie.

Where could this take me?

  • Chef
  • Caterer
  • Restaurateur
  • Teacher
  • Food media professional

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

This course is undergoing development, but the unit standards covered will be selected from the standards below. 

The total credits covered will be about 30-40.

Unit Standard

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)

Credits

level

Version

13288

Prepare and cook basic meat dishes in a commercial kitchen

8

3

5

13293

Prepare and cook basic vegetable dishes in a commercial kitchen

6

3

5

13300

Prepare and cook basic stocks, sauces, and soups in a commercial kitchen

5

3

5

13304

Prepare and cook basic fish dishes in a commercial kitchen

4

3

6

13314

Prepare and cook egg dishes in a commercial kitchen

4

3

6

13315

Prepare and cook rice and farinaceous dishes in a commercial kitchen

6

3

5

13316

Prepare and cook basic pasta dishes in a commercial kitchen

3

3

5

13322

Prepare and cook basic pastry dishes in a commercial kitchen

4

3

5

27927

Apply health, safety and security practices to service delivery operations

5

3

1

27928

Interact with other staff, managers and customers to provide service delivery outcomes

5

3

1

27929

Apply standard operating procedures and the code of conduct to a work role in a service delivery organisation

5

3

1

27955

Apply food safety practices in a food related business

5

3

2

We are doing our best to ensure that this information is accurate.  However, there may be some content changes to our programmes, and all our programmes will run subject to demand and capacity. 

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.