Open Day 2021
Our annual Wintec Open Day hosts people from around the Waikato region and beyond across our main campuses. Attendees are welcome to drop by any time to get a first-hand experience of what Wintec has to offer.
This programme provides students with the introductory knowledge and skills to be an effective front-of-house professional in the food and beverage sector.
Students will learn in a practical and hands-on setting at our training restaurant Windows. Students will be guided by industry professional tutors. Our tutors will teach students 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 provide knowledge of standard operating procedures in the hospitality industry.
In this programme, students will also gain the skills and understanding required to be a professional barista in the hospitality industry, with hands on training in our purpose-built barista workshop.
This programme is open to anyone who wants to study. You don't need any previous study or work experience to apply.
a) Applicants are accepted into the programme in the order their applications are received.
b) 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.
Please check the entry criteria for each programme to see which course is the best level for you to begin with. The entry criteria information can be found on each of the programme pages here online. You can also contact us directly to discuss the appropriate level for you at email@example.com.
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.
Restaurant uniform (this must be purchased before the second week of the course)
To be purchased from Direct Group Uniforms.
To be purchased elsewhere (or, if you may already have these, please bring them in to see if they are suitable)
You may be eligible to receive course-related costs through StudyLink.
Tēnei te mihi mahana ki a koe e piki nei, e kake nei ki te Kuratini o Waikato.
You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. The pōwhiri is a welcoming ceremony involving mihimihi (speeches), waiata (singing), and will conclude with kai timotimo (light refreshments). Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.
Click here to find out when the next pōwhiri will be.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
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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