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Culinary Arts Year 1​

Upon successful completion of the Culinary Arts Year 1 programme, you will be awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)


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  • Semester 1 starts 8 February 2017
  • Semester 2 starts 17 July 2017
  • 1 year fulltime
  • Wintec Rotokauri Campus, Hamilton​​
  • Fee Guidelines: $6,796 ​​*Fee free if under Māori and Pasifika Trades Training

City and Guilds Approved Centre Logo​​The Culinary Arts Year 1 programme will provide students with the requisite skills and knowledge to work as chefs in intermediate positions producing complex dishes.  Students will develop cookery skills to prepare, cook and present food employing complex preparation and presentation techniques.  The programme will also provide students with the knowledge to monitor and maintain health and safety, food safety and security practices, and standard operating policies and procedures to work roles in a commercial kitchen.​​

Also embedded within this programme are internationally recognised City & Guilds qualifications (www.cityandguilds.com).​


​VIEW THE MODULES OF STUDY​ HERE​

Schedule of Modules

Module CodeModule TitleLevelCreditsPre-RequisitesCo-RequisitesAssessment Standard
COOK301​Cookery Fundamentals 1​
3
15

N/A
COOK302
Cookery Fundamentals 2​
3
15
COOK301
N/A
COOK303​Hot Kitchen​
315
COOK301
N/A
COOK404Complex Hot Kitchen ​
4
15
COOK301
N/A
COOK405Complex Cold Larder​
4
15
COOK301
N/A
COOK406Complex Patisserie​
4
15
COOK301
N/A
COOK407Complex Desserts​
4
15
COOK301
N/A
COOK408Culinary Operations and Professional Practices​
4
15
COOK301
N/A
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Chef for a Night


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Entry Requirements:

​New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3); or 24 credits at NCEA Level 2, including 12 credits at NCEA Level 2 in English or Māori and 10 credits at NCEA Level 1 in Mathematics; or Certificate in Service Industries Sector (Level 3) (including the Cookery course); or Equivalent

Candidates aged 20 years or above who have not met the entry requirements listed above but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success may be eligible for special admission at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee.

​Candidates aged under 20 years who have not met the entry requirements listed above but who can demonstrate a reasonable chance of success through other educational attainment and/or work or life experience may be eligible for provisional entry at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee.

Candidates may be required to take part in a selection interview process. ​

Career/further opportunities:

​Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work as chefs in intermediate positions producing complex dishes in a professional kitchen.

​This programme leads on to the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with strands in Cookery and Patisserie.

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