hospitality student serving drinks to restaurant patrons

Restaurant and Bar Supervisory

New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 4)

RS1603

Course details

  • Feb 2020
    Jul 2020
  • One semester
  • Full-time
  • $3574 per semester
  • You may qualify for fee free study under Fees-Free Policy or MPTT
  • Level 4
  • Hamilton Rotokauri Campus

Summary

This programme provides students with the advanced knowledge and skills to be an effective front-of-house professional in the food and beverage sector.

From day one, students will be welcomed into our student-run training restaurant, Windows, and the purpose-built barista workshop. Students will work up to serving and making coffee for paying public guests, with guidance, support and training from our tutors.

Students will learn how to effectively communicate with customers, serve food and drinks in a professional way, apply health and safety, food safety and security practices to their work, and learn about standard operating procedures in the hospitality industry.

​View programme modules

Module codeModule titleLevelCreditsPre-requisitesCo-requisites
REST401Restaurant Operational Controls and Practices for Supervisors​
4
15

 
REST402
Applied Communications and Customer Service Strategies for Restaurant Supervisors​
4
15

 
REST403​Applied Advanced Food Services Practices​
4
15

 
REST4​04Applied Advanced Beverage Services Practices​
4
15

 
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Frequently asked questions

Undergraduate, semester, pathway, module and cross-disciplinary - what do these words mean?

Undergraduate means any study up to the level of completing a bachelor degree. Our academic year is made up of two main semesters, one from February to June and the other from July to November. We also have a summer semester for some classes. A degree is made up of a mix of compulsory and elective modules, modules are worth between 15 and 60 credits. A year’s worth of full time study is 120 credits. 

Career/further opportunities

Graduates may be employed as food servers in a broad range of food and beverage service outlets.

​This programme leads to the New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Advanced) (Level 5). ​

Entry criteria

You can apply for this programme if you meet one of the below options. ​

Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)

  • Completed New Zealand Certificate in Food & Beverage Service (Level 3)
  • Or an equivalent qualification.

Based on your work experience (on the job)​

If you can demonstrate relevant knowledge, skills and experience that you have gained through work experience, that will help you to be successful in the programme.​

Based on discretionary entrance

If you don’t meet any of the above options, and you think you have what it takes to complete this programme, you can apply for discretionary entrance. Your application may be accepted if you can demonstrate a good chance of success. Approval of discretionary entrance applications is decided by the relevant manager. If your application is approved, your acceptance into further programmes relies on you demonstrating success in this programme.

Selection criteria

An interview process will be available on application to determine whether any specific support is required and to ensure students are well informed about the programme.

English language requirements

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.

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Pathways

Hospitality and Cookery pathway diagram

Your first day

Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.

Students beginning February 2020

Date: Monday 24 February 2020
Time: 8am-11am
Location: RK.Lg.22, Rotokauri Campus

Students beginning July 2020

Date: Monday 20 July 2020
Time: 8am-11am
Location: RK.Lg.22, Rotokauri Campus

What you will need

Timetable information

All timetables are available via Timetable Net on our website.

How to find your way around

Parking and bus information

Both the Rotokauri and City campuses have parking available - permits are required. Learn more about parking. Find out about discounted bus services here.

Wintec pōwhiri/nau mai, haere mai

Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.

Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.

Paying for your study

Course related costs

You may be eligible to receive $1000 course related costs through StudyLink. Please contact StudyLink on phone: 0800 889 900 or apply online: www.studylink.govt.nz

Additional information

Booklist

Purchasing textbooks

If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:

Hamilton-based supplier

  • Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)

New Zealand-based suppliers

General book suppliers

First aid certificate

Health status

Uniform

Equipment

Clinical placement

Prospectus (course guide)

The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.

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The Prospectus (course guide) is available in both digital and physical formats. Click on the document below to download a copy or fill in the form below to receive a copy via either email or the post.

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