Diploma in Professional Cookery in Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Campus: New Plymouth

Duration: 1 year

Intake: July

*Fee: NZ$19,900.00per year

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The WITT’s Diploma in Professional Cookery helps in monitoring and developing safety in the industry related to food. The students are able to develop interactive relationship between colleagues, managers and customers. The students become proficient in performing managerial roles in the commercial kitchen. The students are provided with every sort of professional skills and knowledge to make career as Chef.

Career Outcomes:

  • Commis Chef
  • Chef De Partie
  • Sous Chef
  • Head Cook
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Chefs in senior positions producing advanced dishes in a professional kitchen
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who’ve completed their 10+2 may apply New Zealand Diploma in Professional Cookery at WITT.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS 5.5 (academic) overall with no less than 5.0 in any band, or equivalent
    2. TOEFL (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5.0 TWE)
    3. TOEFL (iBT) score of 46 (with a writing score of 20)
    4. PTE (Academic) score of 42

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