Hospitality Skills [NCEA Level 2]

Become a Hospitality Superstar

Our Hospitality Skills course is designed to give you the practical skills and experience to work in cafes and restaurants across the hospitality industry.

We offer this course for youth from our sites at Tauranga (CBD) and Whakatane.

If you are 15 years or older, left or leaving school, then we can help you get your NZQA qualifications for free.

Learn about:

  • Preparing expresso beverages
  • Hygiene practices & food safety
  • Food & beverage service skills
  • Work placement and event catering
  • Customer service skills

Enrol in our Hospitality Programme to:

  • Complete NCEA Level 2 Vocational Pathway – Service Industries or the New Zealand Certificate in Food or Beverage Processing (Level 2)
  • Learn food handling & food safety
  • Learn the Barista skills needed to make a great coffee
  • Get practical experience with on the job training
  • Learn how to be a customer service star
  • Get a job or progress to the NZ Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 3)

Meet Our Students

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I learn?

This hospitality course covers:

  • Preparing expresso beverages
  • Hygiene practices & food safety
  • Food & beverage service skills
  • Work placement and event catering
  • Customer service skills
What qualification will I get?
  • Graduates will receive “NCEA Level 2, Vocational Pathway – Hospitality”
  • Already have NCEA? then you will receive the “New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality Level 2” (40 credits)
What is the start date, timetable and course duration?
  • Start dates:
    • You can start any time
  • Timetable:
    • 8:30am – 3:00pm Monday to Friday
  • Course duration:
    • 20 weeks
What are the costs?
What is the location for this course?

This course is available in-person from our Tauranga and Whakatane branches

Is this course available via distance learning?

No, sorry, it is only available in person at the branch listed above

Is this course available to international students?
No, this course is offered only to NZ citizens or permanent residents
Is this course best suited to students of a certain age?
Anyone aged 16 years and older is welcome
Are there any prerequisites?
You must have achieved NCEA Level 1 or above to be eligible for this course
What do students who have done this course say about it?
  • “EmployNZ has been the only place that I have learnt things and used them in everyday life, everyone is welcoming and Dave & Kaylah are the best tutors” – Caitlin Shearer, Tauranga
  • “The thing that i have enjoyed the most is the work experience which was arranged, the course has been a good experience and has given me a great qualification” – Allizai Silby, Tauranga
  • “This has been a really good experience for me as not only do you learn a lot life skills that help you in the real world but you get exposed to everything involved with hospitality along with learning a lot of barista skills. I would 100% recommend this to anybody who is interested in hospitality and would like to get further knowledge in this subject! Best decision I have ever made taking this course.” – Jaz Zajonskowski, Tauranga

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