Do you dream of becoming an International Hospitality Professional, trained by the world’s best?

North Shore International Academy (NSIA), New Zealand may be just the right training ground for you.


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New Zealand’s largest Culinary and Hospitality training provider is the North shore International Academy or NSIA which was co founded by Otto Groen QSM in November 2001, NSIA has grown rapidly over the years and is the most celebrated,  award winning, government recognized, leading hospitality and cookery school in New Zealand being an eight time winner of the Training Excellence Award at the New Zealand National Culinary Fare competition. In 2014, NSIA was invited to debut in the Nestle Toque d’Or, New Zealands most prestigious culinary teams event. NSIA is the only private training establishment currently involved with Nestle Toque d’Or.

NSIA is popular across the world for its state of the art facilities which ensure student learn in the most active real life environment. Facilities include commercial training kitchens, demonstration kitchen, production kitchen, cocktail and wine training center, commercial bar & restaurant, Café restaurant, coffee training center, training restaurant, over and above the best of standard  library, computer labs and multifunctional classrooms.

Students from more than 30 countries throng to this school creating  a great multi-cultural environment, fostering the  right international exposure for each of them. The academy offers a variety of world class training programmes in hospitality management and culinary studies.

Highlights / Achievements:

  • National Training Excellence Award for seven consecutive years from 2006 to 2012.
  • NSIA’s graduate won prestigious NZ Pastry Chef of the Year Award 2012
  • Westpac Excellence in Business (Hospitality & Tourism, Best Emerging and Marketing) Awards.
  • Partly funded by the Govt. of New Zealand.
  • The Diploma in International Cookery and patisserie is very highly recognized course in NZ. Students who successfully complete this diploma are assured of very good job prospects and eventually getting their Permanent Residency.
  • The college has a placement cell called ‘Connect’ that helps students find part time and full time jobs. Connect attracts all the top hotels and restaurants from all over NZ for placements.

Why Study at NSIA?

  • Award winning academy
  • Onsite training restaurant and café
  • Real work environment facilities
  • NZQA Accredited Courses
  • English Language Courses
  • Large commercial training kitchens
  • Skilled & passionate tutors
  • Our Industry links = more job opportunities
  • Student Support Services
  • Work experience programmes

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