New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista and Café Service Strands.xml New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista and Café Service Strands

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CertificateFull time - six months

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code

NZ2104

Domestic

$3,300 - $3,700

Starts

February, July

International

$9,815

Credits

60

Course related costs

Level

3

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

19 December for January start; 23 June for July start

Location

Christchurch - Madras Street and Timaru

Content

Learning in our campus café from tutors with extensive experience you'll acquire the skills to produce a range of bar and barista beverages to a high standard and provide informal table service.

You'll also gain an understanding of operating procedures in cafes, bars and restaurants and learn how to communicate effectively in these environments.

Note: You can concurrently enrol in both the Level 3 and Level 4 components of the New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service.

This programme is also offered for Youth Guarantee students. You can apply for these options if you're 16 to 19 years of age and no longer at school, or if you're planning on leaving school.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 60 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • This programme has open entry.
Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.5 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.5

READING

5.5

WRITING

5.5

LISTENING

5.5
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please :

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form or an International Application Form

If you don't meet the criteria for entry into this programme, we can help you meet entry level with our foundation and bridging programmes.

Alternatively, if you feel you have gained your learning through on the job experience talk to us about recognition or assessment of prior learning .

Application documents

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this programme you'll have the skills to provide barista and table service in licensed and unlicensed cafes, bars and restaurants.

Study pathways

Graduates may progress to:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage (Level 4) with strands in Restaurant Services and Quick Service Restaurant Services
  • New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Advanced)(Level 5) with strands in Accommodation, Food and Beverage Service, Catering Services and Quick Service Restaurants Services

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Maths
  • Food technology