This programme has a specific West Coast flavour, aiming to produce work-ready graduates that can deliver excellent standards of food, beverage and customer service to enhance customer experiences on the West Coast. Students will gain a range of practical, personal, professional and technical skills that meet the high standards expected by hospitality employers.
The programme offers different learning options for school leavers, job seekers, and people working in industry.
- Credit Value:60
- Awards:NZ Certificate in Food and Beverage Service, with strands in Café Services; and Restaurant Services
- Location:Greymouth and Westport
- Method of Study:Full time or part time
- Holiday Duration:2 weeks
- Teaching Duration:18 weeks
- Total Duration:20 weeks
- Start Date:22 July 2019 Greymouth and February 2020 Westport
- End Date:6 December 2019 Greymouth and July 2020 Westport
Free fees may apply, refer to www.tpp.ac.nz/freefees
- Domestic Breakdown
- Tuition Fee:$2,620
- Course Cost:$247
- NZQA Fee:$95
- Health and safety, food safety and security practices
- Food contamination and control methods
- Customer service techniques
- Workplace communication and professional practice
- Selling skills and product / service knowledge
- Coffee preparation and presentation
- Café counter service and table service
- Restaurant service
- Food preparation
- Nutrition in commercial catering
- Bar service, host responsibility, liquor legislation
- Hot and cold, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
- Beer and wine service
- Matching beer and wine with food
- Culinary products and terms
- Food service styles and menu types
Further Study Paths
Graduates of this programme will have the skills to work in any workplace that provides food, beverages, and customer service in cafes, licenced and unlicenced restaurants, bars or clubs.
Applicants must have:
- A minimum of three years at secondary school or completion of NCEA Level 1 or equivalent qualification.
- Applications will be accepted from young people who meet Youth Guarantee eligibility criteria.
- Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet General or Academic IELTS 5 with no band score lower than 5 or NZQA-approved equivalent.
- Special Entry may be granted where evidence exists that the applicant can successfully complete the programme.