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Cookery & Restaurant Service Skills Level 3 (Dual Enrolment)

Gain cooking skills for further study or employment, while you're still at school.

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.

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Fees may apply for International Students

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.

Unit Standard Title Version Number NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
13325 Prepare and bake basic cakes, sponges, and scones in a commercial kitchen 5 4 4
13331 Prepare and cook pickles, chutneys, and preserves in a commercial kitchen 5 4 4
14441 Provide cafe counter service in a hospitality establishment 6 5 5
17284 Demonstrate knowledge of coffee origin and production 6 3 3
17285 Demonstrate knowledge of commercial espresso coffee equipment and prepare espresso beverages under supervision 9 4 4
17288 Prepare and present espresso beverages for service 7 5 5
27955 Apply food safety practices in a food-related establishment 3 5 5
Total: 30 4 26

To enrol 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

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.

Overall IELTS 5.0 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Service Industries (Food and Beverage) Training

PART-TIME - 1 Year

Gain cooking skills for further study or employment, while you're still at school.

Type Dual Enrolment
Code G21082
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 30
Level 3
Additional Equipment/Fees Fees may apply to international students
May allow Dual Enrolment Yes
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference G21082-DUAL
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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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