NZ Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) – Patisserie Strand Level 5 in Eastern Institute of Technology

Eastern Institute of Technology

Campus: Hawke Bay

Duration: 2 years

Intake: February and July

*Fee: NZ$15,000.00 per year

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Eastern Institute of technology offers Diploma in Cookery at Advanced Level after Patisserie Strand Level 5 in which the students acquire practical skills with which they create fine pastry dishes and patisserie.

This is full-time 2 years programme in which you study Level 4 – NZ Certificate in Cookery and/or NZ Certificate in Baking (Generalist) [Level 4] in your first year and then Level 5 – NZ Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) – Patisserie Strand in the second year.

Career Outcomes:

  • Chef de patisserie in restaurants
  • Head Pastry Chef/Manager in large operations
  • Head section chef in Hotels
  • Self-employment – Patisserie shop, Bakery/cafe
  • Chocolatier
  • Cake decorator
  • Confectioner
  • Private caterer
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed their 10+2 may apply for NZ Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) – Patisserie Strand Level 5 at EIT.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0
    2. TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE)
    3. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 46 (with a writing score of 20)
    4. Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 42

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