When booting up from a regular macOS recovery partition there are a couple tools available including:

  • Disk Utility
  • Firmware Password Utility

Are these tools also available when booting up from internet recovery? Does it depend on model or model year?

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Yes, All the tools(Disk Utility & Firmware Password) are available when you are booting through internet recovery.While normal recovery keeps a copy of your currently running(Updated) macOS and Internet Recovery will restore to by default macOS to which version comes with your Mac.

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