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Love cooking for friends and family? Never miss an episode of MasterChef? If the kitchen is your happy place, consider a career in culinary arts. Ignite Colleges’ unique cookery programmes will take you from enthusiastic cook to chef extraordinaire. New Zealand is facing a huge shortage of trained chefs, so you’ll be in hot demand with employers. What are you waiting for? Unlock your inner Jamie Oliver and whisk your way to a brighter future.

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Cookery Programmes

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    Certificate in Culinary Arts Level 3

    Intakes: 28 May 2018, 13 August 2018, 22 October 2018

    Love food? Whip up a new career at Ignite Colleges’ recently-opened cookery school. Learn from top chefs in brand-new commercial kitchens, gain skills the cookery industry urgently needs, and build real industry experience with an internship.

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    Certificate in Culinary Arts Level 4

    Intakes: 28 May 2018, 13 August 2018, 22 October 2018

    Already a whiz in the kitchen? Turn your talent into a career with our Level 4 culinary arts programme. Gain hands-on training in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchens and learn innovative culinary skills from top chefs. Plus, you’ll graduate with real work experience thanks to our unique internship programme.

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