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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 - 2:30PM    I   MONDAY - THURSDAY

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

FEES

FREE

STUDY

All our courses are eligible for Fees Free study. Check here if you are eligible.

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.

Upcoming Intakes

2021 - 2022 COURSE DATES

8 Feb 2022 – 8 Jul 2022

14 Mar 2022 – 26 Aug 2022

2 May 2022 – 30 Sep 2022

7 June 2022 – 18 Nov 2022

25 Jul 2022 – 23 Dec 2022

29 Aug 2022 – 3 Mar 2023

17 Oct 2022 – 6 Apr 2023

TERM BREAKS

15 Apr 2022 - 29 Apr 2022

11 Jul 2022 - 22 Jul 2022

3 Oct 2022 – 14 Oct 2022

SUMMER BREAK

26 Dec 2022 – 30 Jan 2023

entry requirements

Domestic Student

  • 18 years of age at course start date. (16 and 17 years of age must provide written permission from parent/caregiver)

  • Minimum NCEA Level 2 or Special Circumstances considered at discretion of Department Head.

  • Demonstrate appropriate literacy and numeracy levels

International student

  • 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) 

  • 3  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

Study & Work Programme

Study & Work is an optional service available to students

Study & Work has been designed with the help of employers, recruitment agents, school teachers and careers advisors.

• You will learn the skills needed by the companies who will hire you after you graduate.
• You work and earn money during your course.
• You attend Study & Work alongside your travel & tourism, hospitality or business course.

What is included with Study & Work:

• Free professional training in employment skills and customer service from Function Staff, our Study and Work partners.
• Paid part-time employment with Function Staff during your course.
• Free 1-1 CV preparation, career advice and interview skills with Crown’s employment team.
• A standard reference will be included at the end of your program.

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 Diploma in Tourism & Travel Level 5

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