Why Study at NSIA

  • Large commercial training kitchens
  • Onsite training restaurant and cafĂ©
  • Real work environment facilities 
  • NZQA Accredited Courses
  • London City & Guilds qualifications
  • English Language Courses
  • Award winning academy
  • Skilled and passionate tutors
  • Job opportunities
  • Industry links
  • Student Support Services
  • Work experience programmes

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"I am really enjoying my role as a baker even with the early starts each day. The management team is very helpful and provide me with essential training to produce top quality products. The training I got from NSIA was crucial to developing good hygiene practices and a overall knowledge of the European cuisine cooking skills."

Kushan Damith Semasinghe
Baker at Bakers Delight Birkenhead

North Shore International Academy (NSIA) is the largest Culinary and Hospitality training provider in New Zealand. Co founded by Otto Groen QSM in November 2001, NSIA has grown rapidly over the years.

Since 2006, NSIA has won the renowned Training Excellence Award for 8 consecutive years. Culinary skills are cultivated by some of the best trainers this industry and country has to offer.

NSIA is an accomplished part of New Zealand’s strong and vibrant Hospitality Industry and demonstrates this through its passion for all things culinary and its love for people and education.