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Tourism and Hospitality Level 2 (Youth Guarantee)

Prepare for a career in tourism or hospitality industries by gaining foundation essential skills for both. This programme runs in conjunction with New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 2 (NZ2198*)

Prepare for a career in tourism and hospitality by gaining a foundation of essential basic skills.

Youth Guarantee programmes are FREE* and a great way to learn practical skills and gain a qualification. You can apply for these options if you're 16 to 19 years of age and no longer at school, or you're planning on leaving school.

You'll receive two certificates: the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Introductory Skills) (Level 2) and the New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality - Food and Beverage Service, these give you the chance to explore both areas of the industry, including career opportunities and further study options.

The tourism component will give you skills in customer service and equip you with knowledge of national and international tourist destinations. You'll learn about a 'planet safe' approach to tourism and gain an understanding of New Zealand's strong Maori heritage.

The hospitality component will prepare you with skills in food, beverage and front-of-house, and give you a taste for further study in cooking, hospitality or tourism. It covers barista basics, food and beverage service, work safe practices and customer service. With the guidance of our expert tutors, you'll be able to plan your career with a focus on hospitality.

*Funding availability dependent.

For more information please contact engagement@ara.ac.nz

Fees advised on Enrolment

Programme Credits

Unit/
Achievement
Standard
Number
Unit Standard Title Version Number NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
167 Practise food safety methods in a food business under supervision 8 4 4
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
377 Demonstrate knowledge of diversity in workplaces 8 2 2
9677 Communicate in a team or group which has an objective 10 3 3
14425 Prepare and serve hot and cold non-alcoholic drinks for a commercial hospitality establishment 7 5 5
14431 Demonstrate knowledge of food service styles and menu types in the hospitality industry 6 3 3
14434 Prepare and clear areas for table service for a commercial hospitality establishment 7 3 3
14436 Provide table service for a commercial hospitality establishment 7 4 4
20666 Demonstrate basic knowledge of contamination hazards and control methods used in a food business 6 2 2
22428 Prepare and serve tea 6 2 2
Total: 40 32 8

If you're a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and between 16 to 19 years old, you can apply to study regardless of the qualifications you've achieved at school.

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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Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of this programme you'll have the skills and knowledge needed to obtain a trainee position as a food and beverage assistant in a cafe, family restaurant or fast food outlet.

Study pathways

You can use this qualification as a stepping stone to the New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service Level 3 and 4 with a restaurant services strand, and to other higher-level hospitality or tourism qualifications.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics

New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Food and Beverage)

PART-TIME - 28 Weeks

Prepare for a career in tourism or hospitality industries by gaining foundation essential skills for both. This programme runs in conjunction with New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 2 (NZ2198*)

Information
Type Youth Guarantee
Code NZ2108
Ara Credits 40
Level 2
May allow Dual Enrolment Yes
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ2108-YOUT
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