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Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)
Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

  • ID:CPIT640096
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$21,240.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$1,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$21,240.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$1,000.00

* uniforms, knives, and textbook

Estimated Total/program:
$39,340.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • 10 NCEA Level 1 Literacy credits and 10 NCEA Level 1 Numeracy credits
  • OR New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) or equivalent
  • If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.
  • If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace. Contact Ara for advice.

English requirements

  • If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.

OR

  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the AraExamination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • Overall IELTS requirements 5.5 academic: speaking 5.0, reading 5.0, writing 5.0, listening 5.0.

Course Information

Become competent and confident cooking complex dishes in fast-paced commercial kitchen environments.

This programme covers the skills required to create a wide range of complex dishes from hot meals and desserts to pastries.

You'll learn about preparation and presentation techniques, food safety, health and safety, operating policies of commercial kitchens and communication practices between colleagues, managers and customers.

This programme is also available as a workplace training option , for those already employed in a commercial kitchen environment.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Graduates with this qualification can progress to the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with strands in Cookery and Patisserie.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • This qualification will give you the skills to work as an intermediate-level chef in a professional kitchen.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/ per year

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