Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

Central Auckland - 27 June 2022


Fees Free!
NZQA Level: 4
NZQA Credits: 120
Learning Style: In-Person Learning
35 weeks
Start Date:
End Date:
14 April 2023

This qualification is designed for learners who want to upskill in cooking, with vocational training in the preparation of different foods, cooking techniques and disciplines. This highly vocational programme allows learners to gain confidence working in commercial kitchens, and equips learners with all the skills needed to seek employment in commercial kitchens.

This intermediate-level programme really helps to build on your cookery skill set. You’ll learn about a wide range of cookery techniques and disciplines, and gain confidence working in a commercial kitchen environment. At NZMA you learn by doing, so you’ll spend 80% of your time in the kitchen putting your skills into practice.

100 Symonds Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010

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New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)
  • Domestic students need to be 16 or older, international students need to be 18 or older.

  • You must have completed the Certificate in Cookery (Level 3).

  • Applicants without formal qualification must meet the minimum requirements of the NZMA placement assessment. 

  • If English is your second language you’ll need an IELTS score of at least 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0, or the equivalent*.

  • International students must have travel and medical insurance and a valid visa.

* Other English Tests / evidence may be approved as advised by NZQA

The first year of this course's fees are free when this is your first year of study. Ask NZMA to help or find out more here.

If you meet certain conditions you can get a student loan and allowances. Find out if you meet the conditions by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz.

The cost can be different depending on the subject and duration of the course. View the course cost for New Zealand students here.


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