hospitality student serving drinks at bar or cafe

Restaurant and Barista Services

New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3)

RS1602

Course details

Summary

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.

​View programme modules

Module codeModule titleLevelCreditsPre-requisitesCo-requisites
REST301​Restaurant and Barista Controls and Practice​
3
15

 
REST302
Communication and Customer Service Practices​
3
15

 
REST303​Restaurant and Beverage Service Practices​
315

 
REST304Barista Service Practices​
3
15

 
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Career/further opportunities

Graduates may be employed in restaurants that provide table and buffet services, or as a barista in a hospitality establishment.

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Entry criteria

  • Minimum three years secondary education; or
  • A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 2; or
  • Equivalent

Candidates aged under 20 years who do not meet the entry requirements but who can demonstrate a reasonable chance of success through other educational attainment and/or work/life experience may be eligible for provisional entry at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee.

​Candidates aged over 20 years who do not meet the entry requirements but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success may be eligible for special admission at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee.

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.

Intake 902 (Semester Two)

Date: 23 July 2019
Time: 9am - 12pm
Venue: Rotokauri Campus, rkLg.64

What you will need

Timetable information

All timetables are available via Timetable Net on our website.

How to find your way around

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

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

RESTAURANT UNIFORM: (this must be purchased before the 2nd week of the course)
To be purchased from Direct Group Uniforms - 6 Latham Court (off Kahikatea Drive) Hamilton
2 x Kingswood long Sleeve Shirt (Black) Men's and Women's - $28.00 each
2 x Poly cotton apron (Black) with pocket - $10.00 each
1 x Black Tie - $14.00
1 x Detroit pant (Black) Men's and Women's - $46.00

 

To be purchased elsewhere (or you may already have- please bring in to see if suitable)

  • Dress trousers
  • Black Shoes: covered toes, low heel, formal type shoes
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You may be eligible to receive $1000 course related costs through Study Link. Please contact Study Link on phone: 0800 889 900 or apply online:
www.studylink.govt.nz

Equipment

Clinical placement

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