The New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) is intended for people with prior cooking experience to acquire advanced knowledge and skills to pursue a career as a senior chef in the hospitality industry.
This qualification recognises that the holder has sound knowledge and practical skills of advanced cookery techniques as applicable to a professional kitchen and will be able to perform core, practical activities at advanced level. The knowledge and understanding gained through attaining this qualification will provide sound preparation for entry into management-level positions within the hospitality industry, particularly in the areas of kitchen production and food service. The breadth of knowledge and practical experience acquired through this qualification will equip holders of the qualification to be valuable staff members across areas of commercial cookery.
In addition, the holder will be able to applying management theory to operational situations as they arise. Holders of this qualification will also be able to provide advanced levels of staff management strategies through the direct provision of operational service.
The programme will be tailored to meet the particular demands of the cookery hospitality staff working within hospitality businesses within New Zealand.
Auckland Hotel and Chef Training School is able to offer the student significant workplace experience within the learning programmes through facilities available on our premises and through directed and/or self- directed work placements.