Learn how to produce advanced dishes in a professional kitchen in UCOL's International Diploma in Cookery.
Duration: 18 months, full-time
Dates:2 Aug 2017 - 21 Dec 201819 Feb 2018 - 2 Aug 2019
Domestic Fees:*Not applicableScholarship info
International Fees:*$29,430.00 (2017) $30,318.00 (2018)
* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.
Successful graduates of UCOL's International Diploma in Cookery will be able to work in intermediate chef positions producing complex dishes in a professional kitchen, and be able to:
Employment opportunities include:
UCOL Cookery Graduate
Graduating with a Cookery Diploma, Angel gained over 200 hours industry experience during her study.
International Diploma in Cookery Graduate
Arjun Singh came to UCOL wanting to expand his culinary skills. Now he’s working at one of New Zealand’s most renowned hotels.
Our students learn from industry experienced professionals and get practical experience in our training kitchen and Visions restaurant in Whanganui.
English proficiency entry requirements:International student applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS (or equivalent including TOEFL) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.
UCOL is a TOEFL iBT testing centre. The English Proficiency test is accepted for English language entry into all UCOL programmes.
Application checklistIt will make the process easier if you prepare the following before you
Note that you will need to provide any verified documents in person, via post or email.
The London City & Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation examination fees are approximately $400.
The subscription fee for Futura online resources is approximately $300.
Please allow approximately $1,100 for insurance, and travel costs associated with the off-campus work experience.
The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Trading as Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is accredited to teach it.