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New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage

LEVEL

03

(Café and Bar)

This course will give you all the skills you need to begin your hospitality career. Barista, cocktail making, professional wine and table service are just some of the topics covered. Knowledge about legislation, food safety, and industry’s standard operating procedures are also core components of the course. Students also complete the licence controller qualification (LCQ) which authorises them to manage a workplace that sells alcohol.

COURSE LENGTH

20

WEEKS

20 HOURS PER WEEK

9AM - 1:30PM    I   MONDAY - FRIDAY

Afternoon classes are available, Crown will have the final decision on the timetables.

COURSE OUTLINE

Come and join New Zealand’s hospitality industry! This course will give you the skills to hit the ground running. You will learn practical skills such as making coffee and cocktails, gain knowledge about food safety, wine and beer (with an emphasis on New Zealand wines). We will also cover the legislation that will be applicable to you in hospitality, and the health and safety aspects that are crucial to working effectively and without injury. You will complete the license controller qualification (LCQ), which enables you to work as a manager in any businesses that sells alcohol.

This programme is designed for people looking to enter the hospitality industry with no prior knowledge or experience. We take class trips to restaurants, hotels and food festivals to see new trends in the industry.

You will need to complete an internship of 40 hours during this course, we can help you organise this through our strong links to the industry.

Course Delivery Method:

Face to face in a classroom setting, with elements of blended online learning.

Intakes are every 5 weeks

2020-2021 COURSE DATES

24 Aug 2020 - 12 Mar 2021

12 Oct 2020 - 16 Apr 2021

16 Nov 2020 - 4 Jun 2021

9 Feb - 9 Jul 2021

15 Mar - 27 Aug 2021

3 May - 1 Oct 2021

26 Jul - 24 Dec 2021

18 Oct 2021 - 14 Apr 2022

TERM BREAKS

28 Sep - 9 Oct 2020

19 Apr - 30 Apr 2021

12 Jul - 23 Jul 2021

4 Oct - 15 Oct 2021

SUMMER BREAK

21 Dec 2020 - 8 Feb 2021

27 Dec 2021 - 7 Feb 2022

International
entry requirements

  • 18 years of age or older at course start date. 
  • IELTS (General or Academic) 5.0 with no band lower than 5.0 (or NZQA approved equivalent) 
  • years secondary school education or equivalent work experience 

COURSE TRIPS

All Crown programmes include trips to relevant sites and destinations. These educational visits will allow you to interact with professionals in the industry and observe the work in the real work environment.

· Hotel familiarisation visits (famils)
· Restaurant & Cafe dining experiences

The course consists of 4 modules, which cover:

Food safety

Legislation; standard operating procedures

Barista and Café services

Customer services, CV writing, and Interview skills

Wine, beer, spirits, and cocktails

This course also covers 40 hours of real world experience

Students are assessed through a mixture of written assessments, presentations and practical role plays. 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AVAILABLE:

· Licence Controller Qualification

INTERNATIONAL FEES

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CAREER OPTIONS

Employment
Pathways

Find more employment
options at CareersNZ

A qualification in this course can lead to great jobs such as:

Barista

Restaurant front of house

Café worker

Bartender

Further STudy

Students who successfully complete this course may wish to continue their studies in any of the following:

New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Level 5

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New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4

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New Zealand Certificate in Business Level 4

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