Diploma in Culinary Arts (Level 5) in North Shore International Academy (NSIA)

North Shore International Academy (NSIA)

Campus: Auckland

Duration: 2 Years (102 weeks)

Intake: June and September

*Fee: Year One: Tuition fees: NZ$19,995.00, Course fees: NZ$2,100.00

Year Two: Tuition fees: NZ$12,850.00, Course fees: NZ$1,150.00

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The NSIA Diploma in Culinary Arts of Level-5 is designed to provide the students with the culinary skills of advanced level. This course is also meant to inculcate the management skills and knowledge that a student will be applying in the kitchen to an applied level with certain range of high culinary disciplines which includes working in the hot kitchen, cold larder, managing the food-beverage services, HR Management, leading the team and focusing on the menu and design of the kitchen along with it.

In this course, a student will be having his practical skills in the areas of:

  1. Advanced Culinary Skills
  2. Operational and HR management
  3. Nutrition and Health-Safety Management of the Food
  4. Design and Production System Maintaining
  5. Dealing and Deciding the Cost
  6. Menu Design
  7. Learning the Cultural and Regional Cuisines
  8. Understanding the requirements of Culinary Products

Content of the Course:

First Year: Study the course content of the NZ Certificate in Cookery Level-4

Second Year: Study the Course Content of the NZ Diploma in Cookery Advanced Level-5

Career Outcome:

  • Cafe Head Chef
  • Medical Facility First Cook
  • Industrial Catering Sous Chef
  • Hotel Sous Chef
  • Catering and Events Junior Sous Chef
  • Restaurant Sous Chef
  • Rest home First Cook
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students having culinary/baking skills and experience in the same with their 10+2 completed are eligible to pursue Diploma in Culinary Arts from NSIA.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS Academic Score: Overall Band Score of 5.5 not less than 5.0.

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