Waikato Trades Academy - Café Skills Level 2
About the programme
In this programme you will gain highly transferable skills that will allow you to progress in your chosen career. The project-based Café Skills programme is hands on, allowing you the opportunity to work in commercial kitchens and restaurant services. Students will have the opportunity to gain NCEA Level 2 qualification and café skills required by industry.
The tutors will lead you though preparing and cooking basic pasta dishes, preparing and cooking basic pastry dishes, practising food safety methods and preparing and baking basic breads. In the Food and Beverage section, you will provide table service,
prepare and serve hot and cold non-alcoholic drinks, prepare and clear areas for table service, and espresso coffee equipment and preparation.
Vocational pathway: Service industries
NCEA level: Level 2
Number of credits: 31
Duration of programme: February to November with
Programme structure: 1 day per week (
Location: Wintec Rotokauri Campus, 51 Akoranga Rd, Hamilton
Cost: Free to the student
Transport: To be arranged with your school and covered by WTA (if applicable)
Further details: www.youthguarantee.net.nz
Contacts: You must enrol through your school. See your Careers Advisor
Year two entry criteria: To move on to year two you will need to have completed 80% of the available credits in year one, and 100% of the available credits in both of your chosen year two modules. Candidates who do not meet these criteria may be accepted at the discretion of the WTA.
Please note this programme is pending external approval.
|13316||Prepare and cook basic pasta dishes||5||3||3|
|13322||Prepare and cook basic pastry dishes||5||3||4|
|00167||Practice food safety methods||8||2||4|
|23083||Prepare and bake basic breads||2||2||4|
|14436||Provide table service||7||2||4|
|14425||Prepare and serve hot and cold non-alcoholic drinks||7||2||5|
|14434||Prepare and clear areas for table service||7||2||3|
|17285||Espresso coffee equipment and preparation||9||2||4|
|Total Year 1 NZQA Credits||31|