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New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Patisserie Strand)

Level 5

Advance your cookery skills with the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Patisserie Strand).

This programme is a nationally recognised qualification designed to prepare you for work within the patisserie or baking sectors in supervisory roles.

Course Content

This programme expands on the Level 4 Certificate and will provide you with increased capability in advanced patisserie techniques. It is also ideal for those with some experience in baking, who have gained the basic skills to go straight to diploma level.

You will cover the following four modules:

  • Bakery Management
  • Developing Baking Products
  • Planning and Monitering Workflow
  • Producing advanced baking products

2019 Intake Dates

  • TBC 


50 weeks including 10 weeks of holiday.

Course Costs

  • Tuition fees: TBC
  • Compulsory course costs: TBC

Please contact our Course Advisor for an indication on course costs. This programme will not be offered until January 2018.

Qualifications Awarded

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced)(Patisserie Strand) - Level 5

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Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities include bakery and patisserie work in

  • Bakeries
  • Supermarkets
  • Specialised bakery stores
  • Caf├ęs
  • Restaurants
  • Bakery product manufacturers 

Entry Requirements

You must : 

  • Be atleast 17 years old.
  • Have completed NCEA Level 2, including eight Level 2 credits in a language rich subject or
  • have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery and Bakery (Level 4), or equivalent or
  • Have 3 years relevant and current industry experience (the tasks undertaken require evidence of competency in Cookery, Maths and English). 

Key Information For Students

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5)

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements
Detailed requirements


1 Year

Tuition Fees - Total Qualification

Student fees: $7,867
Government tuition subsidy: $10,144
Total: $18,011

Compulsory Student Services Fee

Student loan information: StudyLink

Student Success

Successful course completions: 92%

National Graduate outcomes

(3 years after completion)

Median earnings : $36,313
Earnings range: $27,240 - $42,629
In employment: 71%
In further study: 20%

Note: all KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.

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