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 New Zealand Advanced Diploma in Cookery Level 5

Course Details

The aim of the programme is to advance the learner’s skills in culinary practice.  In particular, this programme aims to develop the learner’s abilities in researching, planning, developing, implementing, and analysing of food products, recipes, and menus which ensure advanced practice in food preparation, cooking and presentation. Developing these skills is essential to the learner for progressing into supervisory roles within the hospitality and catering industry.

Upon completing this programme, graduates will be able to produce advanced dishes in a professional kitchen as a senior Chef.  In addition, graduates may pursue higher level employment opportunities in food production operations leading to senior or supervisory roles.  This programme allows graduates to obtain management skills in a commercial kitchen.  On completion of this programme, graduates can undertake degree study in culinary arts, or hospitality management.

There are two strands to the programme.  One is titled: Management and the other is an advanced Cookery Strand. 

We are excited to welcome you to our cutting-edge online  New Zealand Advanced Diploma in Cookery Level 5 programme. In this programme you will learn the skills you need to gain confidence and knowledge in:

  • International Cuisine
  • Advanced Cold Larder Food Production
  • Advanced Hot Kitchen Food Production
  • Kitchen Operations
  • Advanced Menu Planning and Restaurant Service
  • Applied Food Service and Events
  • Industry Work Placement
  • Advanced Applied Food Project

With this qualification, you will be able to:

  • Be employed in a commercial kitchen as a Senior Chef

When you study with us you:

  • Will have 100% Guaranteed Industry Placement
  • Join a Global community of Student Chefs also studying online
  • Will be mentored by a highly – experienced Executive Chef Assessor
  • Won’t need to take time off work to attend classes
  • Can work as fast as you want
  • Will have unlimited access to an Exclusive Culinary Library as well as 100’s of recipes & videos
  • Will have unlimited access to course material from multiple devices 24/7 – never miss a lecture
  • Will graduate with real skills that will help you succeed in today’s competitive workplace
  • Have access to our Alumni Network of Chefs working all over the world
  • Have a completed e-portfolio (online CV) and be ready to apply for the job you deserve

Our online platform is exciting, interactive and user friendly – We bring the classroom to your kitchen. Our team is on hand and ready to get you started in achieving your culinary dreams! If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to Contact Us our team is on hand to assist you with everything you may need. Congratulations in taking the first step to success with one of the world’s top culinary qualifications from International Culinary Studio. We are proud to be part of your journey.

Course Duration
  • This is a self-paced home study course that can be completed in a time frame that suits you.
  • You can work through the material as fast as you like, but a maximum of 10 months is given to complete this programme.
  • This programme has an average expected duration of 34 weeks
  • This programme has a minimum average of 120 hours for industry practical
  • Course material is completed online via our Learner Management System, Canvas.
  • Our Learner Management System can be accessed via multiple devices : desktop, tablet & mobile
  • Our highly-experienced Chef Instructors will be on hand to guide you through to a successful course completion
  • All assignments are assessed by our Chef Assessors
  • Technical Requirements
  • Kitchen Equipment 
On completion of the Level 4 Cookery programme, you could gain employment as a Chef de Partie or Sous Chef and be eligible to enrol in the City and Guilds Diploma in Culinary Arts or City and Guilds Diploma in Baking and Patisserie.
Course Outline
  • International Cuisine
  • Advanced Cold Larder Food Production
  • Advanced Hot Kitchen Food Production
  • Kitchen Operations
  • Advanced Menu Planning and Restaurant Service
  • Applied Food Service and Events
  • Industry Work Placement
  • Advanced Applied Food Project

The New Zealand Advanced Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) is a full time, 34 week, 120 NZQF credit programme. The programme includes 8 courses, all of which are compulsory with a maximum of 18 months to complete. Students who successfully compete this programme will then have the option to continue onto If you feel that you have gained sufficient experience through time worked in the industry or have a relevant prior qualification, you might be eligible for credit recognition or an assessment of prior learning. Talk to us about applying for an assessment.

Outcome Options

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) NZ2102

On completion of this course, you will be awarded with:

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery Level 5 NZ2102 Investment Options Domestic Students (NZ Resident, NZ Permanent Resident, NZ Citizen)
  • Full Payment of  $ 6000, or
  • Monthly Payments :  $ 3000 Deposit followed by 6 Monthly Payments of $ 500 per month, or
  • Weekly Payments :  $3000 Deposit followed by 30 Weekly Payments of $ 100 per week

International Students 

  • Full Payment of  $ 10000, or
  • Monthly Payments :  $ 5000 Deposit followed by 6 Monthly Payments of $ 833 per month, or
  • Weekly Payments :  $ 5000 Deposit followed by 30 Weekly Payments of $ 167 per week

The investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material and videos
  • Welcome starter pack including text book
  • Personalised student card (NZ students receive discounts by using their student card in NZ)
  • Access to all our online events, including webinars and discussion boards
  • Feedback, mentoring and assessment on your practical cooking and theory tasks from your chef instructor.
  • Access to our Alumni network of chefs working all over the world
  • Online e-portfolio
  • Certification
What are the Minimum Enrolment Requirements?
  • Domestic students must be 17 years or older
  • International students must be 18 years or older
  • If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide evidence of your English Language skills. This is an IELTS result of a General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.  For more information please visit ielts.org
What Other Additional Costs are There?
You need to prepare for the following additional costs, depending on your programme:
  • Ingredients used for practicing all recipes at home or at the workplace
  • Chef uniform and safety shoes for practicals
  • Costs to purchase any technology and/or kitchen equipment that you may not have, but need to use in the programme (See included lists of requirements)
  • Cost of your internet access
  • Any printing you choose to do from the study guides

Where to download your Learner Management System App  Google Play Apple What is included 

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material, and videos
  • Google Home Mini device
  • Welcome starter pack including text book
  • Personalised student card (NZ students receive discounts by using their student card in NZ)
  • Access to all our online events, including webinars and discussion boards
  • Feedback, mentoring and assessment on your practical cooking and theory tasks from your chef instructor
  • Access to our Alumni network of chefs working all over the world
  • Online e-portfolio

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 New Zealand Diploma in Cookery Level 4

Course Details

The aim of the programme is to develop the skills and knowledge in basic principles of kitchen work, health and safety, and communication.  It will enable candidates to develop the practical skills, knowledge and attitude required to work and progress within the culinary industry.

Graduates will be prepared for employment as employees for the hospitality sector who are able to work as chefs in intermediate positions producing complex dishes in a commercial kitchen.  

We are excited to welcome you to our cutting-edge online  New Zealand Diploma in Cookery Level 4 programme.

In this programme you will learn the skills you need to gain confidence and knowledge in:

  • Preparation, cooking and finishing : Rice, grain farinaceous products, egg dishes, hot & cold desserts, puddings, fish, shellfish, bakery products, meat, poultry and offal
  • Cold food preparation
  • Preparation, cooking and finishing stocks, soups and sauces
  • Preparation, cooking and finishing vegetables, fruits and pulses
  • Food & Work Safety
  • Healthier Foods and Special Diets
  • Catering operations, costs and menu planning
  • Monitoring and maintaining interactions between colleagues, managers and customers
  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • Introduction to Basic Kitchen Procedures
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Catering

With this qualification, you will be able to:

  • Be employed in a commercial kitchen as a Chef de Partie or Sous Chef
  • Enrol for the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Level 5)

When you study with us you:

  • Will have 100% Guaranteed Industry Placement
  • Join a Global community of Student Chefs also studying online
  • Will be mentored by a highly – experienced Executive Chef Assessor
  • Won’t need to take time off work to attend classes
  • Can work as fast as you want
  • Will have unlimited access to an Exclusive Culinary Library as well as 100’s of recipes & videos
  • Will have unlimited access to course material from multiple devices 24/7 – never miss a lecture
  • Will graduate with real skills that will help you succeed in today’s competitive workplace
  • Have access to our Alumni Network of Chefs working all over the world
  • Have a completed e-portfolio (online CV) and be ready to apply for the job you deserve

Our online platform is exciting, interactive and user friendly – We bring the classroom to your kitchen. Our team is on hand and ready to get you started in achieving your culinary dreams! If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to Contact Us our team is on hand to assist you with everything you may need. Congratulations in taking the first step to success with one of the world’s top culinary qualifications from International Culinary Studio. We are proud to be part of your journey.

Course Duration
  • This is a self-paced home study course that can be completed in a time frame that suits you.
  • You can work through the material as fast as you like, but a maximum of 18 months is given to complete this programme.
  • This programme has an average expected duration of 34 weeks
  • This programme has a minimum average of 120 hours for industry practical
  • Course material is completed online via our Learner Management System, Canvas.
  • Our Learner Management System can be accessed via multiple devices : desktop, tablet & mobile
  • Our highly-experienced Chef Instructors will be on hand to guide you through to a successful course completion
  • All assignments are assessed by our Chef Assessors
  • Technical Requirements
  • Kitchen Equipment 
On completion of the Level 3 Cookery programme, you could gain employment as a Chef de Partie or Sous Chef and be eligible to enrol in the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Level 5)  City and Guilds Diploma in Culinary Arts or City and Guilds Diploma in Baking and Patisserie.
Course Outline
  • Foundation
  • Cold Food Presentation and Nutrition
  • Preparation, Cooking and Finishing : Stocks, soups, sauces, vegetables, fruits, pulses
  • Preparation, Cooking and Finishing : Rice, grain farinaceous products, egg dishes, hot & cold desserts, puddings
  • Preparation, Cooking and Finishing : Fish and shellfish
  • Preparation, Cooking and Finishing : Bakery products
  • Preparation, Cooking and Finishing : Meat, poultry and offal
  • Industry Experience

The New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Level 4) is a full time, 34 week, 120 NZQF credit programme. The programme includes 8 courses, all of which are compulsory with a maximum of 18 months to complete. Students who successfully compete this programme will then have the option to continue onto the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) If you feel that you have gained sufficient experience through time worked in the industry or have a relevant prior qualification, you might be eligible for credit recognition or an assessment of prior learning. Talk to us about applying for an assessment.

Outcome Options

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Level 4) NZ2102

On completion of this course, you will be awarded with:

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery Level4 NZ2102

Investment Options

Domestic Students (NZ Resident, NZ Permanent Resident, NZ Citizen)

  • Full Payment of  $ 6000, or
  • Monthly Payments :  $ 3000 Deposit followed by 6 Monthly Payments of $ 500 per month, or
  • Weekly Payments :  $3000 Deposit followed by 30 Weekly Payments of $ 100 per week

International Students 

  • Full Payment of  $ 10000, or
  • Monthly Payments :  $ 5000 Deposit followed by 6 Monthly Payments of $ 833 per month, or
  • Weekly Payments :  $ 5000 Deposit followed by 30 Weekly Payments of $ 167 per week

The investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material and videos
  • Welcome starter pack including text book
  • Personalised student card (NZ students receive discounts by using their student card in NZ)
  • Access to all our online events, including webinars and discussion boards
  • Feedback, mentoring and assessment on your practical cooking and theory tasks from your chef instructor.
  • Access to our Alumni network of chefs working all over the world
  • Online e-portfolio
  • Certification
What are the Minimum Enrolment Requirements?
  • Domestic students must be 17 years or older
  • International students must be 18 years or older
  • If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide evidence of your English Language skills. This is an IELTS result of a General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.  For more information please visit ielts.org
What Other Additional Costs are There?
You need to prepare for the following additional costs, depending on your programme:
  • Ingredients used for practicing all recipes at home or at the workplace
  • Chef uniform and safety shoes for practicals
  • Costs to purchase any technology and/or kitchen equipment that you may not have, but need to use in the programme (See included lists of requirements)
  • Cost of your internet access
  • Any printing you choose to do from the study guides

Where to download your Learner Management System App  Google Play Apple What is included 

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material, and videos
  • Google Home Mini device
  • Welcome starter pack including text book
  • Personalised student card (NZ students receive discounts by using their student card in NZ)
  • Access to all our online events, including webinars and discussion boards
  • Feedback, mentoring and assessment on your practical cooking and theory tasks from your chef instructor
  • Access to our Alumni network of chefs working all over the world
  • Online e-portfolio

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  Food Safety in Catering
Course Details:

Our Food Safety Short Course will introduce you to the Basic Food Safety Principles in the Kitchen, and includes all relevant Food Safety practices and allows you to be certified to work as a food handler.

Course Duration:

This self-paced programme could be completed in under 1 week.  A maximum of 3 months is allowed to complete this course.

Online Studies

The studies you will complete from your own home, via our Learner Management System. Our Key Benefits will ensure you stay motivated whilst studying with International Culinary Studio.  Once registered, your Student Experience will be accessible and your learning material available on any pc, portable or mobile smart device (Technology Programme Requirements). Our Chef Instructors will be available and will guide you through your programme to successful course completion.  All assignments will be assessed by our qualified Assessors.

*Please ensure you have the correct kitchen equipment

On completion of this Food Safety in Catering programme, you could progress into the one of our Short Courses or Professional programmes. Be Inspired by looking at your future Career Path and International Career Opportunities and design your own Study Path.

Course Outline:
  • Food Safety Hygiene
  • Personal Hygiene in the Kitchen
  • Workplace Hygiene
  • Food Storage

Outcome Options:

City & Guilds Accreditation – 8065-21

On completion of this course, you will be awarded with:

City & Guilds Award in Food Safety in Catering (8065-21)

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:  

  • Full Payment @ $250

The investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material, and videos.
  • Online e – Portfolio
  • Final City & Guilds Assessment and Certification

International Culinary Studio: Certificate of Achievement

On completion of this course, you will be awarded with:

International Culinary Studio Certificate of Achievement* and a Digital Badge.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:  

  • Full Payment @ $ 199

The investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material, and videos.
  • Online e – Portfolio
  • Final Assessment and Certification

*This is a non-accredited programme

Outcome Options:

Minimum Enrolment Requirements

  • Must be 16 years or older
  • If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide evidence of your English Language skills.  This is an IELTS result of a General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.  For more information please visit ielts.org
  • International Students : Information for International Students HERE

Other Additional Costs

You need to prepare for the following additional costs, depending on your programme:

  • Ingredients used for practicing all recipes at home or at the workplace.
  • Chef Uniform and Safety Shoes for practical’s.
  • Costs to purchase any technologyand/or kitchen equipment that you may not have, but need to use in the programme. (see included lists of requirements)
  • Cost of your internet access.
  • Any printing you choose to do from the Study Guides.
FAQ:
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  The Art of Chocolate Confectionary
Course Details:

We are excited to welcome you to our professional short course in The Art of Chocolate Confectionary

Learn everything you have ever wanted to know about the creation of bespoke chocolates – no experience necessary!

In this programme you will learn the skills and techniques in:

  • The Types of Chocolate
  • The Correct Equipment & How to Use It
  • How to Temper Chocolate
  • Preparing Chocolate Moulding & Filling
  • How to Decorate & Store Chocolate
  • Methods of Chocolate Confectionary
  • Tempering Couverture
  • Coating of Chocolate
  • Decorating & Garnishes
  • How to Assemble Chocolate Confectionary
  • Chocolate Quality, Cocoa & Cocoa Powder

With this Certificate of Achievement, you will be able to:

  • Create Your Own Signature Chocolate
  • Work with one of the Finest Chocolatiers
  • Impress your Friends and Family with your new Culinary Confidence & Skills
  • Start your own Business and be your own Boss
  • Turn your Hobby into a Full-Time Profession
  • Display your Certificate of Achievement with Pride

When you study with us you:

  • Join a Global community of Online Culinary Students just like you
  • Receive Feedback from a highly-experienced Executive Chef Assessor
  • Won’t need to take time off work to attend classes
  • Work as Fast as You Want
  • Will have unlimited access to an Exclusive Culinary Library as well as 100’s of Recipes & Videos
  • Will have unlimited access to course material from multiple devices 24/7 – Never miss a thing
  • Will graduate with real skills that will help you succeed in today’s competitive workplace
  • Have a completed e-portfolio (Online CV) and be ready to apply for the job you have always dreamed of

Our online platform is exciting, interactive and user friendly – We bring the classroom to your kitchen. Our team is on hand and ready to get you started in achieving your Culinary dreams!

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to Contact Us our team is on hand to assist you with everything you may need.

Congratulations in taking the first step to success with one of the World’s Top Culinary Qualifications from International Culinary Studio. We are proud to be part of your journey.

Course Duration:

This self-paced programme could be completed in under 3 months.  A maximum of 6 months is allowed to complete this course.

Online Studies:

The studies you will complete from your own home, via our Learner Management System.  Our Key Benefits will ensure that you stay motivated whilst studying with International Culinary Studio.  Once registered, your Student Experience will be accessible and your learning material available on any pc, portable or mobile smart device (Technology Programme Requirements).  Our Chef Instructors will be available and will guide you through your programme to successful course completion.

*Please ensure you have the correct kitchen equipment.

On completion of this Chocolate Confectionery programme, you could progress into any of the other short courses.   As a good add-on, we recommend one or more of the following short courses:

Food Safety  |  Cake Baking & Decorating  |  Sugar Craft  |  Baking & Patisserie

Course Outline:
  • Chocolate quality, cocoa and cocoa powder
  • Chocolate equipment
  • Storage of chocolate
  • Preparing chocolate confectioneries
  • Tempering Couverture
  • Preparing centres and fillings
  • Moulding and filling moulds
  • Chocolate coating
  • Decorating chocolate and garnishes
  • Assembling chocolate confectionery
Outcome Options:
International Culinary Studio: Certificate of Achievement

Once you have successfully completed this programme you will be awarded with an International Culinary Studio Certificate of Achievement and a Digital Badge.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:  

  • Full Payment @ $ 500, or
  • Monthly Payment @ $ 99 Deposit followed by 2 Monthly Payments of $ 221 per month, or
  • Weekly Payment @ $ 99 Deposit followed by 4 Weekly Payments of $ 110 per week.

This investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material, and videos.
  • Online e-Portfolio
  • Certificate of Achievement
Minimum Enrolment Requirements:
  • You must be 16 years or older.
  • If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide evidence of your English Language Skills.  This is an IELTS result of a General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.  For more information, please visit ielts.org
Other Additional Costs:

You need to prepare for the following additional costs, depending on your programme:

  • Ingredients used for practicing all recipes at home or at the workplace.
  • Costs to purchase any technology and/or kitchen equipment that you may not have, but need to use in the programme. (see included lists of requirements)
  • Cost of your internet access.
  • Any printing you choose to do from the Study Guides.
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  Skills Foundation in Basic Food Preparation
Course Details:

The Skills Foundation in Basic Food Preparation course will introduce you to the Basic Food Preparation Principles in the Kitchen, and includes:

  • Hygiene
  • Safety and Security Procedures
  • Storage of Equipment and Hazards in the Kitchen
  • Knife Skills
  • Basic Preparation of Fruit, Vegetables, Fish, Meat, Poultry & Sauces.
Course Duration:

This programme could be completed in a minimum 6 months.  A maximum of 12 months is allowed to complete this course.

Online Studies

The studies you will complete from your own home, via our Learner Management System.  Our Key Benefits  will ensure you stay motivated whilst studying with International Culinary studio. Once registered, your Student Experience will be accessible and your learning material available on any pc, portable or mobile smart device (Technology Programme Requirements).  Our Chef Instructors will be available and will guide you through your programme to successful course completion.  All assignments will be assessed by our qualified Assessors.

On completion of this Skills Foundation programme, you could progress into the Skills Proficiency in Basic Food Preparation programme, and/or gain employment as a Trainee/Commis Chef.

*Please ensure you have the correct kitchen equipment

Course Outline:
  • Safety at Work
  • Food Safety in Catering
  • Use Food Preparation Equipment
  • Use Hygienic Practise’s for Hospitality services
  • Work Effectively as a Cook
  • Food and beverage Services
Outcome Options & Fees:

City & Guilds Accreditation – 3528

On completion of this course, you will be awarded with:

City & Guilds Skills Foundation Certificate (3528)

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:  

  • Full Payment @ $ 1 500, or
  • Monthly Payment @ $ 199 Deposit followed by 3 Monthly Payments of $ 477 per month, or
  • Weekly Payment @ $ 199 Deposit followed by 10 Weekly Payments of $ 143 per week.

The investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material, and videos.
  • Online e-portfolio
  • Final City & Guilds Assessment and Certification

International Culinary Studio

On completion of this course, you will be awarded with:

International Culinary Studio Certificate of Achievement* and a Digital Badge.

INVESTMENT OPTIONS:  

  • Full Payment @ $ 999, or
  • Monthly Payment @ $ 199 Deposit followed by 3 Monthly Payments of $ 293 per month, or
  • Weekly Payment @ $ 199 Deposit followed by 10 Weekly Payments of $ 88 per week.

The investment includes:

  • Personal online login to our Learner Management System, all study material, and videos.
  • Online e-portfolio.
  • Certificate of Achievement.

*This is a non-accredited programme.

FAQ:
  • Minimum Enrolment Requirements
    • You must be 16 years or older*
    • If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide evidence of your English Language skills.  This is an IELTS result of a General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.  For more information please visit ielts.org
    • International Students : Information for International Students HERE

    Other Additional Costs

    You need to prepare for the following additional costs, depending on your programme:

    • Ingredients used for practicing all recipes at home or at the workplace.
    • Chef Uniform and Safety Shoes for practical’s.
    • Costs to purchase any technologyand/or kitchen equipment that you may not have, but need to use in the programme. (see lists of requirements)
    • Cost of your internet access.
    • Any printing you choose to do from the Study Guides.
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