New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Cookery) (Level 5) in Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology

Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology

Campus: Rotorua

Duration: 1 year

Intake: July

*Fee: NZ$19,950.00 per year

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Toi-Ohomai offers diploma in Cookery of advanced level with providing invaluable work-experience. The students will work upon their managing skills along with learning about structuring the menu with the marketing and development of the skills.

  • Artisan foods: cheese and cheese-making, advanced cold larder, condiments and breads
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Sausage-making, salamis and small goods, curing, brining, smoking
  • Ethnic cuisine, global, local and cultural influences on food and beverage, global cuisine trends
  • Food safety supervision
  • Menu planning and costing
  • Food and beverage service (barista, restaurant)
  • Food and beverage matching (wine/beer)
  • Planning, buying, costing and control
  • Roles in the commercial kitchen, managing staff and staff rosters
  • Planning for food and beverage events
  • Supervising food production
  • Sustainable practices
  • Market research, design and promotion
  • Food product development and showcase
  • Market Day event
  • Industry work-based project (unpaid)
    Career Outcomes:

  • Senior Positions of the chefs
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed their 10+2 may apply for New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) Level 5 at Toi-Ohomai.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0
    2. TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) score of 46 or higher (with a writing score of 20)
    3. TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5.0 TWE
    4. PTE (Academic) score of 36.

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