Hospitality & Cookery

Get practical experience in NMIT’s training restaurant, The Rata Room

NMIT’s Hospitality & Cookery programmes offer you training that directly relates to employment within these industries. We respond to national and international training needs in the development of the programmes on offer and our programmes emphasise applied learning focusing on delivering service to customers or clients.

Our staff have excellent backgrounds in professional roles within industry to ensure current and relevant training. Training is available if you are wishing to enter industry, or if you are already working and want to up skill or further your career.

The NMIT cookery programmes offer excellent industry placements in addition to concentrated study at NMIT and practical experience in NMIT’s training restaurant The Rata Room. Students can train full time or part time to complete national qualifications as well as internationally recognised qualifications in cookery.

NMIT is the exclusive Academia Barilla Centre for New Zealand where students can study Academia Barilla’s ‘Fundamentals of Italian Regional Gastronomy’.

Select a programme from below and then click 'Apply Now' or find out more about NMIT's Hospitality short courses here.


Programmes and Courses

Southern Hospitality scholarship

To be considered eligible for a Southern Hospitality Scholarship you must be enrolled at an approved Polytechnic or Technical Insitute in New Zealand. You will have completed the first year of study and are intending to go on and complete a second year of study. 10 scholarships to the value of $2,000 are being available for second year students training in all areas of the hospitality industry.

Find out more about this scholarship.

NMIT Excellence in Cookery

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Scholarship for excellence in the field of Cookery. Maximum $1000 towards tuition fee's will be awarded. The recipient must be a student who has applied for the Certificate in Professional Cookery (Level 4) programme, studying full time.

Find out more about this scholarship.