Hospitality

NZ Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3)

Duration: 12 - 18 weeks
Campus: new lynn
Credits: 60 - 40 credits
  • Open entry with interview
  • Preference will be given to students with qualifications in Information Technology Level 3/4 and above, and/or NCEA level 2/3 OR overseas high school certificate
English Requirements
  • IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or other NZQA approved criteria
If you require assistance in gaining the correct English Language proficiency, please visit our sister school, Seafield School of English.
This programme requires students to have access to a laptop/desktop that can connect to the internet with a web browser and a required minimum screen size of 10 inches. For device specifications, please talk to your Course Advisor.

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This Programme has been developed in response to the significant labour shortage in the hospitality industry. New Zealand has seen an increased demand for qualified, skilled staff in a post covid environment.

The programme will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills they require to gain entry level employment in the food and beverage sector. Potential job opportunities include working in cafes, restaurants, bars and/or functions & events. Successful graduates of the Food and Beverage Certificate may also staircase to other hospitality programmes or apply to a suitable Level 4 Programme, either at NZSE or another tertiary provider.

Strands Options:

The Food and Beverage Certificate offers four strands options. A student must select one of these four strands:

  1. Café Operations and Barista Service - 18 weeks (60 credits)
  2. Functions, Events & Buffet Operations - 18 weeks (60 credits)
  3. Quick Service Restaurant Operations - 18 weeks (60 credits)
  4. Bar Service - 12 weeks (40 credits)
This programme is available for Domestic students
campus
date
new lynn - pathway 1
27/03/23
new lynn - pathway 3
14/08/23
new lynn - pathway 4
14/08/23
Entry Requirements
Fees

Common Courses

All students regardless of what strand they select will complete two common courses during weeks 1-5 of the Programme. These courses include:
Food Safety
Professional Communications in Hospitality

Strand 1: Café Operations and Barista Service

DURATION: 18 WEEKS
CREDIT: 60 CREDITS
Students who select this strand will complete the two common courses and the following four courses:
Café Food and Beverage Preparation
Barista Skills
Café Culture and Customer Service
Barista Operations

Strand 2: Functions, Events & Buffet Operations

DURATION: 18 WEEKS
CREDIT: 60 CREDITS
Students who select this strand will complete the two common courses and the following four courses:
Events and In-House Functions
Organising Buffet for In-House Functions
Buffet Services and Events
Operating Buffets

Strand 3: Quick Service Restaurant Operations

DURATION: 18 WEEKS
CREDIT: 60 CREDITS
Students who select this strand will complete the two common courses, and the following four courses.
Fast Food Restaurant Services
Restaurant Services
Food and Beverage in a Fast-Food Restaurant
Customer Service in Restaurants

Strand 4: Bar Service

DURATION: 12 WEEKS
CREDIT: 40 CREDITS
Students who select this strand will complete the two common courses, and the following two courses:
Beverage and Food Service in Bar Operations
Bar Services

Get an International Recognise Qualification

IT Professionals NZ (ITP) is the professional body of the tech sector in New Zealand with thousands of members nationwide. NZSE has received a provisional accreditation from IT Professionals NZ (ITP NZ) for the degree programme and is part of the Seoul Accord, making BBIM an internationally recognised qualification.

Study FREE with Zero-Fees

Zero-Fee options provide prospective students aged 16 years old and above with an opportunity to participate in a range of courses free of charge. Contact our team to see if you qualify or to find out if any other options apply to you.

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