New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 2)

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Do you want an intro to cooking and hospitality? 

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Work safely, effectively and hygienically in a commercial kitchen or whārekai environment.

  • Prepare, cook and present a basic range of kai and describe different methods of cooking.

  • Perform basic front of house tasks, table service and beverage services.

  • Provide effective customer service from manaaki kaupapa.

  • Work and problem solve as a team – he rau ringa e oti ai.

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).

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

From 1 January 2023, all NorthTec learners will be part of Te Pūkenga. Please note that these programmes of study are currently under review as part of the reform of vocational education training and may be subject to change.

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Full time


14 weeks

Start Dates

Whangarei: TBC

Cost Incl. GST (Approx):

2022 Fees: Fees free

International: Programme not open to international students

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Phone 0800 162 100
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