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YOUTH COURSE: Cookery (Level 2)

Take your passion for food and cooking further on this 1 year course with opportunity to complete a Level 2 National Certificate in Hospitality.


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  • > Course Outline:

    This course covers the basics required to work in a commercial kitchen and is the first step towards a career as a professional chef. 

    This course covers:

    - Practical skills in our training restaurant
    - Knife handling skills;  menu design
    - Introduction to different cookery styles
    - All the skills you need to work in a restaurant kitchen
    Embedded literacy & numeracy

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  • > Qualifications Offered: Level 2

    Qualifications offered:

    As part of this 1 year course you will have the opportunity to complete the qualifications below.  Please click on the links for more details on the qualification.

    National Certificate in Hospitality (Entry Skills) – Level 2

    National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) – Level 1

    National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) – Level 2

    Vocational Pathways - Service Industries

  • > Location: Timaru, South Canterbury

    Community College South Canterbury is located in Timaru, South Canterbury.

    Community College South Canterbury
    20 Elizabeth Street, Timaru 7910; 
    0800 267 257 or (03) 684 6702
    info.sc@comcol.ac.nz 

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  • > Duration: 1 year, Monday to Friday

    This fulltime course is 45-46 weeks in duration Monday to Friday, including 4 weeks recess.

  • > Start Dates: 7 February 2017 and please contact the college for other dates

    Please contact the college for further details.

    Community College South Canterbury
    20 Elizabeth Street, Timaru 7910; 
    0800 267 257 or (03) 684 6702
    info.sc@comcol.ac.nz 

  • > Course Fees & Eligibility: FREE for 16-19 year olds *

    To participate in this course and qualify for free training under the Youth Guarantee initiative, students must:

    - be 16-19 years of age at the start of the Youth Guarantee programme;
    - be a New Zealand citizen or have New Zealand permanent residency;
    - be prepared to study full-time for 1 year in a level 1-3 programme;
    - not be enrolled in school & a Youth Guarantee programme simultaneously;


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Contact: Sally Anderson
Freephone: 0800 267 257
Phone: (03) 684 6702
info.sc@comcol.ac.nz
Address: 20 Elizabeth Street, Timaru
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Youth Course Eligibility

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