Open Day Tōia Mai 2022
Our annual Open Day hosts people from around the Waikato region and beyond across our City and Rotokauri campuses.
In this programme, you will develop cookery skills to prepare, cook and present food, employing complex preparation and presentation techniques. In real-life settings, learn standard operating policies and procedures that will enable you to work in a commercial kitchen environment.
This hands-on programme gives you the skills and experience to enter the workforce graduating with the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) qualification.
|Module code||Module title||Level||Credits||Pre-requisites||Co-requisites|
| COOK301||Cookery Fundamentals 1||3||15|
COOK302||Cookery Fundamentals 2||3||15||COOK301|
| COOK303||Hot Kitchen||3||15||COOK301|
|COOK404||Complex Hot Kitchen ||4||15||COOK301|
|COOK405||Complex Cold Larder||4||15||COOK301|
|COOK408||Culinary Operations and Professional Practices||4||15||COOK301|
Graduates may be employed as a chef producing complex dishes in a professional kitchen.
You can apply for this programme if you meet one of the below options.
Based on your school achievement (secondary school study)
Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)
Based on discretionary entrance
If you don’t meet any of the above options, and you think you have what it takes to complete this programme, you can apply for discretionary entrance. Your application may be accepted if you can demonstrate a good chance of success. Approval of discretionary entrance applications is decided by the relevant manager. If your application is approved, your acceptance into further programmes relies on you demonstrating success in this programme.
Candidates may be required to take part in a selection interview process.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.
To check what you need to gain entry to a course, review the entry criteria available on each programme page. These assist you in understanding what qualifications or experience are typically required to gain entry. You can contact our team at email@example.com or 0800 2 Wintec at any time for further guidance.
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our welcome page.
Students starting in July 2022
Date: Monday 25 July 2022
Venue: Class Room 14, Level 1, L Block, Rotokauri Campus
Tēnei te mihi mahana ki a koe e piki nei, e kake nei ki te Kuratini o Waikato.
You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. The pōwhiri is a welcoming ceremony involving mihimihi (speeches), waiata (singing), and will conclude with kai timotimo (light refreshments). Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.
Click here to find out when the next pōwhiri will be.
International students: Uniforms and equipment supplies are included in tuition fees (note, shoes and dress pants are not included).
Domestic students: Uniform and equipment supplies/costs are approximates only. Students will need to purchase uniforms and equipment from the lists below.
You may be eligible to receive course-related costs through StudyLink. Please contact StudyLink for more information.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
Chefs uniform (available from listed suppliers above) (approximately $400-$500)
Restaurant uniform (must be purchased from Direct Group Uniforms) (approximately $160)
To be purchased elsewhere (you may already have these items - please bring these in to see if they are suitable, this includes international students)
Knives and small equipment list (approximately $500-$770)
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