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Cooking [NCEA Level 2]


Our Cookery course is all about practical hands-on skills.

Here students learn the essential cooking and service skills needed to excel in a commercial environment, within the fast-paced hospitality industry while working towards NCEA L2.

Our students work in a commercial environment and learn a range of cooking methods and practices.

Students also learn beverage preparation and table service and get an introduction into the cooking industry.

Students will learn valuable life skills, personal development, and a pathway into further study or employment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: “What will I learn?”

This Cooking course covers

  • Essential cooking skills
  • Food Safety
  • Safe working practices
  • Food & beverage service skills
  • Work in a commercial environment
  • Valuable life skills
  • Learn how to interact in the workplace
  • NCEA L2

Q: “What qualification will I get?”

  • Graduates will receive “NCEA Level 2, Vocational Pathways Endorsement – Cookery”
  • Already have NCEA? then you will receive the “New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery) Level 2” (40 credits)

Q: “What is the start date, timetable and course duration?

  • Start dates:
    • You can start any time
  • Timetable:
    • 8:30am – 3:00pm Monday to Friday
  • Course duration:
    • 20 weeks

Q: “What are the costs?”

Q: “What is the location for this course?”

Q: “Is this course available via distance learning?”

  • No, sorry, it is only available in person at the branch listed above

Q: “Is this course available to international students?”

  • No, this course is offered only to NZ citizens or permanent residents

Q: “Is this course best suited to students of a certain age?”

  • Anyone aged 16 years and older is welcome

Q: “Are there any prerequisites?”

  • You must have achieved NCEA Level 1 or above to be eligible for this course

Q: “What do students who have done this course say about it?”

  • Details coming soon…

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