New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) Cookery strand

Programme highlights

Take your culinary career to the next level. 

Become a chef with the skills to plan a menu and lead a team in a professional kitchen.  

Develop your understanding of restaurant management by learning how to plan, develop and cost menus, and manage staff.

Learn how to source the best ingredients to produce world-class dishes and test out your hands-on skills in our purpose-built kitchen.

You will also get real-world experience on work placements in restaurants.

With the industry adapting, this qualification and experience can help you to stand out and be in higher demand for roles as a qualified
chef in a restaurant, hotel or the catering and events industry.

International students

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, May, July, October
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 5
Domestic fees Enquire upon application
Youth Guarantee (fees-free*) Not available
Programme Code NZ2102
Duration

32 teaching weeks (full-time); or part-time

Study Method Full-time, Part-time
Credits 120
International Fees Please see the International Diploma in Cookery
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*) Not available
Qualification New Zealand Diploma

Study culinary at Manukau Institute of Technology

Entry requirements

Entry requirements general

Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme:

  • Successful completion of NZ2101 (New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4); or
  • Equivalent to the above

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 Head of Hospitality and Tourism.

English language entry requirements 

You will need English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English (an assessment may be required if your first language is not English).

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.

 

Career opportunities

Qualified chefs, highly sought after by industry.

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below eight courses (120 credits):

461.533 Concepts of menu planning (15 credits)

Identify the components of menu planning in the culinary industry.

461.534 Applied menu planning concepts (15 credits)

Apply the concepts of menu planning to a familiar menu.

461.535 Hospitality business concepts (15 credits)

Provides an overview of catering establishments, marketing and costing.

461.536 Applied hospitality business concepts (15 credits)

Identify the impact of catering establishment style, marketing and costing on culinary preparations.

461.537 Professional kitchen management (15 credits)

Provide an overview of resourcing, suppliers and legislation in the culinary industry

461.538 Applied professional kitchen management (15 credits)

Identify the impact of resourcing, suppliers and legislation on culinary preparations

461.539 Culinary staff management (15 credits)

Provide an overview of staff management to achieve service delivery outcomes in the culinary industry

461.540 Applied culinary staff management (15 credits)

Identify and apply staff management techniques to achieve service delivery outcomes in the culinary industry

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the baking, culinary and hospitality calendar.

Key information for students

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5)

Entry Requirements
Minimum requirements [?] Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification. Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme: a) Successful completion of NZ2101 (New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4); or b) Equivalent to the above 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 Head of Hospitality and Tourism. 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. 1 Year
Tuition Fees Annual Total Qualification
Student fees [?] Annual:
The annual tuition fees payable by a student to study this qualification, additional to what the government contributes. (This is an average based on recent course enrolments. Your fees may differ depending on your course selection.)

Total Qualification:
The total tuition fees payable by a student to study this qualification, additional to what the government contributes. (This is an average based on recent course enrolments. Your fees may differ depending on your course selection.)
$6,890 $6,890
Government tuition subsidy [?] Annual:
The average annual amount paid by government towards the tuition fees for this qualification, additional to what the student pays. (This is an estimate based on the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

Total Qualification:
The average total amount paid by government towards the tuition fees for this qualification, additional to what the student pays. (This is an estimate based on the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)
$10,402 $10,402
Total [?] Annual:
The combined total of the annual amount paid by both the student and government towards the tuition fees for this qualification. (This is an estimate based on recent course enrolments and the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)

Total Qualification:
The combined total of the amount paid by both the student and government towards the total tuition fees for this qualification. (This is an estimate based on recent course enrolments and the fees subsidy paid by government to tertiary providers last year.)
$17,292 $17,292
Compulsory student services fee
Student loan information [?] Click here for more information on loans and allowances. StudyLink
Student Success
Successful course completions [?] The percentage of students who successfully completed courses towards this qualification last year. 99%
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.
Click here for more information about the Key Information for Students

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.