Diploma in Baking and Patisserie

Level 5

This brand new programme represents an exciting partnership between an award-winning training provider and one of New Zealand’s leaders in the baking and patisserie industry.

The relationship between NSIA and Bakels will provide students with the chance to learn practical skills alongside some of the best bakers in the industry at Bakel’s state-of-the-art premises.

  • Learn from the top tutors in the industry
  • Graduate with a qualification and the experience that employers are looking for
  • Clear pathways into solid career opportunities

Course Content

The first year of the programme is made up of the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) (Level 4). For course content, please see the information outlined here.

The second year of the programme is made up of the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Patisserie Strand) (Level 5). For course content, please see the information outlined here

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities include bakery and patisserie work in  

  • Bakeries
  • Supermarkets
  • Specialised bakery stores
  • Cafes
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Bakery product manufacturers 

Duration

96 weeks including 16 weeks of holiday. 

Please chat with us for more details about how the practical classes taking place at Bakels will impact your class and work schedule.

Course Costs

First Year

  • Tuition fees: NZ$19,500.00
  • Compulsory course costs: NZ$2,000.00 

Second Year

  • Tuition fees: NZ$12,300.00
  • Compulsory course costs: NZ$1,000.00  

Qualifications Awarded 

  • New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) - Level 4
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Patisserie Strand) - Level 5

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We are very proud that we’ve developed this programme with Bakels, New Zealand’s leading manufacturer and distributor of baking ingredients nationwide.

Bakels are at the very core of the baking and patisserie industry in NZ and have a range of established export markets.

Our relationship provides you with the chance to learn practical skills alongside some of the industry’s best bakers at Bakels state-of-the-art premises, while also learning theory embedded by us as an award-winning academy.


2017 Intake Dates

Next intake to be announced.

Entry Requirements

You must

  • Be at least 17 years old.
  • Have an IELTS score of at least 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0 (or a recognised equivalent English language test).
  • Have NCEA (Level 2 or higher) or equivalent or a
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) or equivalent from a New Zealand TEO is an advantage. 

Given the complexity of work within the Level 5 second year component of this programme, it is vital that students display the necessary characteristics required to complete a programme of study at that level. These characteristics will be measured through the New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Level 4) first year component which will inform student progression into the second year of the programme.