New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 2)

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Are you aged 16-19? The Youth Guarantee Scheme provides the chance to study for free for up to two years, and can support you with transport and pastoral care.

COVID-19 Alert Level 1 - For Semester 2, campus facilities will fully reopen as it was pre-COVID.

About this programme

Are you looking to enter the hospitality industry? This programme will give you the entry-level hospitality skills required for a range of basic positions, as well as supporting future study and career opportunities in the hospitality industry.

What you will learn

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Meet basic health and safety requirements in a hospitality workplace.

  • Apply appropriate basic skills associated with one or more entry level roles in the hospitality industry.

  • Demonstrate basic communication, teamwork, problem solving and self-management skills in relation to hospitality work.

This qualification can lead on to the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3), or the New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3).

Courses in this programme

To complete this programme, students must achieve a minimum of 40 credits

Compulsory Courses Level Credits
0001 - Work Safe 2 5
0002 - Culinary Fundamentals 2 15
0003 - Food and Beverage Service Fundamentals 2 15
0004 - Work Ready 2 5

Entry requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences

  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level

  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Qualification gained

New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 2)

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions

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Full time


14 weeks

Start Dates

Whangarei: 3 Aug 2020

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

Domestic: Fees free

International: Programme not open to international students

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Phone 0800 162 100
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