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Business Course

The course is broad-encompassing. Graduates can take roles as a supervisor, team leader or manager in different industries (Sales, Management, Healthcare, Advertising, Banking and Finance, Customer Service, Brokerage and etc.)

Computing Course

IT Career Pathways lead to a rapid career progression, with a high demand of IT skills in the work force.

Cookery Course

You want to learn hands-on? At the Cornell, you’ll spend 1,300 hours in our kitchens and restaurant. Try finding that level of “learning by doing” anywhere else. Cornell students build the knowledge and skills to really understand food.

Hospitality Course

Prepare for a variety of potential careers as a manager, whether in a non-profit organization or in the hospitality, restaurant or retail industries.

Healthcare Course

The New Zealand Curriculum Design Institute and Cornell Institute of Business & Technology sincerely hope your learning experience will be enjoyable and enhance your life options in the Health sector.

English Course

English courses are designed to assist learners to develop communicative competency by practicing the skills needed to communicate accurately in the English language.

Cornell Future

Juliana Marques
Hospitality Level5

I have recently graduated from my professional training for the Hospitality Industry through the Cornell Institute/PBRS in central Auckland. During my studies at PBRS, I have gained valuable work experience, in hotel restaurant and housekeeping. I have developed my communication skills,  […]

YoungJae Park

Gold Medal 2014-NZ Culinary Fare Salmon Training Category The best part of the National competition was participating in the Salmon Training category and being part of such a large event. I had the chance to learn new skills and observe what the food industry is expecting from professional chefs. This was a very professional atmosphere […]

News & Announcements

Expansion of The Cornell Education Group (TCEG)

TCEG is pleased to announce that it has purchased Wilkinson’s English Language School (WELS) currently located in Christchurch. This school deservedly holds a NZQA Category One rating based on the External Evaluation and Review conducted in June 2013. The EER team was Highly Confident in the educational performance and Confident in the capability in self-assessment of WELS.


2016 Course Start Date(Term 3)


-27th June 2016

Cookery,Hospitality, Health Care

-11th July 2016

(Queen Campus, Hobson Campus, Panmure Campus, Tauranga Campus)


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Cornell Courses

Information Technology

The Diploma gives students an excellent foundation for a network and server administration career.


Computing Software

This course reinforces java programming with practical exercises in weekly lab sessions and with challenging and engaging programming assignments.



Students who wish to study business may choose between (1) The National Diploma program which provides a broad set of business skills practiced in the industry and (2) The New Zealand Diploma in Business / New Zealand Institute of Management Diploma program which Specialises in-depth in Management, Marketing and Accounting.

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General English

The courses at each level are thematically structured and based upon units of work in a core text with an international focus.



IELTS exam is widely recognized as a language requirement for further study.


Professional Cookery

Our professional trainers, coupled with modern training kitchens, along with our years of experience in educational excellence make us a first choice training establishment in the careers of future international chefs.

Culinary Arts

Cornell offers an in depth Diploma course taught over a two year period: four modules in the first year lead to the Cornell Certificate in Professional Cookery level 4; the second year is devoted to the Diploma in International Culinary Arts.

Hotel Management

All PBRS tutors are experienced hospitality managers. Students will also get to go on field trips to some of the top hotels, bars, restaurants, cafes and breweries throughout the course duration. This allows students to network with employers in the hospitality industry.


The Diploma in Hospitality (operational management and rooms division) provides students with a pathway to enter the hospitality industry after only one year of study.

Health Care


This Programme aims to educate advanced professional level health sector managers to effectively initiate and manage health Programmes, projects and organisations.

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