International Diploma in Baking (Level 5)

(International students only)

Programme highlights

Are you ready to manage a bakery?

Take your career to new heights with the hands-on skills to manage commercial and boutique bakeries.

You could lead a team in baking thousands of loaves of bread for a big food manufacturer or realise your dream of opening your own bakery or café.

Includes 210 hours of industry placement from commercial to boutique bakeries.

Please note: This diploma is designed specifically for the needs of international students and includes both the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) (Level 4) and the New Zealand Diploma in Baking (Level 5).

*The fee stated below is per academic year. An academic year is 34 weeks (8 months). The programme is run consecutively over a 60 week/14 month period.

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, May, July, October
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 5
Domestic fees International Students Only
Youth Guarantee (fees-free*) Not available
Programme Code MN4550
Duration

2 years full-time (64 teaching weeks excluding breaks), or part-time

Study Method Full-time
Credits 240
International Fees $21,300 (approx.) per academic year*
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*) Not available
Qualification Diploma

Entry requirements

International students: English Language Entry Requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules
https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link:  https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

Provisional entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Director/Head of School.

International students

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Career opportunities

Bakery specialist, bakery business owner or bakery supervisor.

Programme structure

Students will receive two awards including:

New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) (Level 4)

471.304 Introduction to Baking and Baking industry essentials (30 credits)

Begin your baking journey by learning how to make biscuits and basic pastry items, learn the basics of the baking industry including safe work practices and food safety; develop industry essential skills such as recipe interpretation, preparation of ingredients and equipment, terminology and processes and methods.

Learn to make cakes and yeasted doughs (breads) while also developing communication skills appropriate for the baking industry.

471.401 Proficiency in Baking industry skills (30 credits)

Demonstrate proficiency in baking industry skills to produce a range of bakery products including speciality torten and gateaux, learn more about food science and craft bakery.

472.411 Artisan Baking Skills (30 credits)

Learn the basic principles of bakery science and quality management to produce a range of bakery products.

472.412 Bakery Café Assistant and Introduction to Craft Baking skills (30 credits)

Apply industry knowledge and skills to work as an assistant in a bakery café operation.

Prepare, produce and present craft baking items for our on-site bakery. Continue to develop the skills and knowledge needed for your future career in the baking industry.

New Zealand Diploma in Baking (Level 5)

471.504 New Approaches to Baking Technologies and Techniques (15 credits)

Apply the knowledge you have gained in your studies to explore the application of new approaches, techniques and technologies in the baking industry.

471.506 Bakery Product Design (15 credits)

Explore the concepts behind producing decorative products; present a complex celebration cake based on your own research and design.

471.507 Specialist Baking (15 credits)

Learn how to produce bakery items on a large scale – explore the planning required to ensure efficient operations when working with large scale operations.

471.508 Practical Team Leadership Skills in a Bakery (15 credits)

Develop team leadership skills in bakery production and retail areas and planning operational activities; plan and implement bakery staff rosters; lead individuals and teams to achieve a pre-determined goal; and ensure personal and bakery team compliance with safe food handling, personal hygiene, and occupational health and safety practices.

472.505 Production and Quality Assurance of Baked Goods (15 credits)

In this course you will learn how to identify, analyse and correct faults in baked products as well as how to evaluate the success of corrective measures applied to the new baked products.

472.506 Bakery Business Design (15 credits)

Learn about business principles of bakery design and management.

472.507 Baking Industry Placement (15 credits)

Spend 105 hours working in a commercial baking environment with a food safety programme in place, applying advanced baking knowledge and skills and techniques developed in the production of baked goods to industry standards.

472.508 Specialist Baking Industry Placement (15 credits)

Work in a commercial baking environment with a food safety programme in place, applying advanced baking knowledge and skills to produce a range of specialist bakery products in a craft or plant baking environment.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme, please contact the International Centre at international.application@manukau.ac.nz

Key information for students

International Diploma in Baking (Level 5)

Entry Requirements
Minimum requirements [?] Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification. International students: English Language Entry Requirements For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-internationalstudents/
Detailed requirements [?] Click here for more information on any additional entry criteria for this qualification. More information about entry to this qualification
Duration [?] The minimum amount of time it takes to complete this qualification. 2 Years
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Successful course completions [?] The percentage of students who successfully completed courses towards this qualification last year. N/A
National Graduate Outcomes (3 years after completion)
Median earnings [?] The median represents the middle value for all earnings of young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally. Earnings do not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. $36,313
Earnings range [?] The range shows the upper and lower quartile values representing the one quarter point and three quarters point for all earnings of young graduates who completed qualifications in this subject area. Half of all graduates had earnings within this range. $27,240 - $42,629
In employment [?] This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. 71%
In further study [?] This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. 20%
On a benefit [?] This percentage relates to young graduates who completed a qualification in this subject area at this level nationally and does not relate specifically to graduates who completed qualifications at this TEO. 6%
Note: all KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.
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Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.