Qualification Overview

Qualification Title National Certificate in Hospitality (Basic Cookery) (Level 3)
Qualification Type National Certificate
Level 3
Credits 73
Subject Area
  • Food, Hospitality and Personal Services » Food and Hospitality » Cookery
  • Service Sector » Hospitality
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification recognises the competence, knowledge, and skills required for cooking food dishes and working with the main food ingredients in a commercial kitchen. It is awarded to people who are able to demonstrate, under supervision, the ability to prepare dishes from fresh produce and to cook dishes at an operational level using a range of basic preparation techniques, cookery methods, and finishing techniques. Limited use of pre-prepared and ready-prepared food occurs at this level.

The compulsory section of the qualification covers the skills and knowledge relating to: participating in a team; working in a diverse workplace; handling knives; preparing and cooking basic meat dishes, vegetable dishes, basic stocks, sauces and soups, fish dishes, basic hot and cold deserts, egg dishes, rice and farinaceous based dishes, and basic pasta dishes; preparing and finishing marinades, dressings, cold sauces and dips; performing food costing; safe working practices and food safety. The elective section of the qualification enables candidates to choose standards that suit their job roles.

This qualification is a progression from the National Certificate in Hospitality (Introductory Cookery) (Level 2) [Ref: 0552]. It is designed to provide a pathway to the National Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery) (Level 4) [Ref: 0554].
Employment pathways
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Entry Requirements Not available
Developed By Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 0553
Status Discontinued
Created November 1998
Last Reviewed January 2009
Last Date For Entry December 2015
Discontinued December 2017

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