Hospitality Supported Learning Level 1 Hospitality Supported Learning Level 1

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STP hospitality

ProgrammePart-time, 1 year (while still at school)

Annual Fees(indicative 2019)

Qualification name

Hospitality Supported Learning (Level 1) Fees may apply to international students

Programme code




NZQF credits




Applications due

Received all year



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Programme Content

Gain practical skills and knowledge for entry-level employment in the hospitality sector.

Dual Enrolment programmes are FREE if you're in Years 11, 12 or 13 and a great way to earn NCEA credits and get a feel for tertiary study, while you’re still at school.

If you have a disability, this course provides you with a supported learning environment to help you transition from school to the workplace.

You'll gain first-hand experience in cookery, baking, restaurant service and hospitality service. You'll also participate in practical activities like eating out and preparing a light meal, plus you'll learn about personal safety and basic hospitality terminology.

Students must be physically able to participate in all kitchen activities and meet the demands of commercial hospitality environments.

This programmes runs two mornings per week (Mondays and Tuesdays 9:30am - 12:00pm).

*Places are limited and funding is dependent on availability. Some courses may incur costs, depending on the learner's eligibility.

Programme Credits

NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • To enroll you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at a secondary school and a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa that allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.

    If you are interested in enrolling in a Dual Enrolment course, you should first talk to your secondary school or with Ara.

    As different programmes are offered, entry requirements, application, and interview processes (including selection criteria) may vary.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternative Chart or contact us for an assessment.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Application Documents

Unit / Achievement Standard Number Unit Standard Title Version No NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits
11883 Participate in the preparation and serving of food, in a supported learning context. 7 3 3
11882 Prepare and serve a light meal, in a supported learning context. 7 4 4
11881 Eat out at a public food outlet, in a supported learning context. 7 3 3
11880 Use safe hygiene practices with food, in a supported learning context. 7 3 3
11879 Grow and care for plants ,in a supported learning context. 7 2 2
11892 Demonstrate functional knowledge of measuring volume, in a supported learning context. 7 3 3
11918 Clarify and follow received instructions, in a supported learning context. 7 2 2
11933 Move about in an educational or training establishment in a supported learning context. 7 4 4
11884 Identify potentially hazardous situations, and actions to be taken, in a Hospitality supported learning context. 7 2 2
11859 Identify and develop personal safety strategies, in a supported learning context 7 2 2
11867 Answer a phone call and refer a phone call, in a supported learning context. 7 2 2