New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with strands in Café Service and Function Services

Programme highlights

Get started with the skills to become a valued member of a café or functions team, plus get the advantage of real-world experience at industry events and functions.

Prepare and serve the types of food and beverages offered at cafés and functions. Develop the professional communication skills to serve customers and deal with any customer service issues. Learn to work safely and to regulations in hospitality environments and when handling food.

Programme Calendar

Flexible learning

If you'd prefer to study this programme part-time you can find more information here.

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, March, May, July, September 2019.
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 3
Domestic fees Free* or $3,500 (approx.)
Youth Guarantee Available
Programme Code NZ2104
Duration

15 teaching weeks (full-time) or 30 teaching weeks (part-time)

Study Method Full-time or part-time.
Credits 60
International Fees NZD$10,300 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Available
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

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Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.

Entry requirements

General

Open entry for Domestic students

There are no academic requirements that need to be met to enter this programme.

International students: English Language Entry Requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules

https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link:  https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

International students

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Career opportunities

Entry level positions in restaurants, barista, cafes, bars, functions and events

Programme structure

Students complete the following courses:

Hospitality Fundamentals

  • Develop the knowledge required to work safely and efficiently in a food and beverage establishment that provides café and function services.

Working in a café

  • Learn how to interact with customers and prepare and serve beverages in a café.

Café food and beverages

  • This course covers the basic food preparation for a café. You will also gain unit standard 167 “Practice food safety methods in a café under supervision.”

Preparing for functions

  • Develop the professional skills required to provide service to customers in function environments; prepare for employment in the hospitality industry by planning your career path and preparing a CV.

Function services

  • Serve customers at functions including cash handling, host responsibility and providing information to customers.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the Academic year and key dates.

Further training or study

New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 4) with strands in Restaurant Services and Quick Service Restaurant Services.
New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5).

Offered by

School of Hospitality and Tourism

Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Information and Application Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.