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INTERNATIONAL TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND EVENTS This school also offers programmes in beauty, body and spa therapies, food and beverage service, hairdressing, hospitality, professional cookery, travel and tourism.

Duration Where

One semester Avalon Campus, Hamilton Applications Close 31 January / 30 June

You may also continue onto further study with the National Certificate in Hospitality (Specialist Food and Beverage Service (Level 4) Advance Wine Service strand.



If you want to get your Hospitality career underway while still at school the following Campus Courses are available:

(late applications may be considered)

Starts Fee Guideline

February / July $3035 + $500

If you want a career within the fast paced and exciting hospitality industry as professional food and beverage service staff then the National Certificate in Hospitality (Food and Beverage) (Level 3) is designed for you. This six month programme will teach you the necessary front of house skills in food service and beverage service, including expertise in barista and cocktail training, food safety and customer service. PROGRAMME CONTENT The National Certificate in Hospitality (Food and Beverage Service) (Level 3) will provide you with the introductory knowledge and skills in hospitality service. You will learn to communicate effectively with customers, how to work safely with food, and how to protect people and property within the hospitality industry. This course is taught in our busy student training restaurant, Windows on Avalon, and covers the necessary knowledge and skills required to be an effective front of house professional. You will also gain skills and knowledge through working in our fully equipped bar facility and cover the preparation and service of espresso coffees, cocktails and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The National Certificate in Hospitality (Food and Beverage Service) (Level 3) may lead to employment as a Waiter or Waitress, bar staff, Barista, restaurant staff or Host.

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12 credits at NCEA Level 1 in either English, Ma-ori or Maths, or Equivalent qualification

Candidates will preferably demonstrate an aptitude for work involving a high level of customer contact. To meet legal and health requirements, candidates must be physically able to carry out the practical components of the programme. Special admission may be granted to candidates aged 20 years or over who do not meet the specified entry requirements. These candidates may be required to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete the programme through a process of an interview and / or assessment. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION You will study at Wintec’s state-of-the-art Centre of Hospitality which is located on Wintec’s Avalon Campus. This centre includes two large commercial kitchens, a production kitchen, a restaurant with a seating capacity for 80, featuring indoor and outdoor dining, and a licensed bar. Small class sizes, a tutorial team with varied national and international industry experience, and close association with local industry and professional industry bodies, allow you to get the most out of your studies. You will also have the opportunity to compete in the annual Waikato and National Culinary Fare. Work experience opportunities often come available throughout the year for such key Waikato Events such as the Hamilton 400 (the V8 supercar series), World Rally Championships and the National Fieldays at Mystery Creek.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the content of this flyer is correct at the time of printing. The fee guideline is applicable to NZ citizens and permanent residents. Reorder WT0076/0911

Want to experience hospitality for a day? Come to Wintec and do a two day Hospitality Taster.

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Practical Food Safety (Unit Standard 167) Food Contamination (Unit Standard 168) Food Service Styles and Menu Types (Unit Standard 14431) Coffee Service Principals and Practice for Cafes (Unit Standard 17287) Hot Finger Food Basics (Unit Standard 13335) Customer Service (Unit Standard 14435) Introduction to a Career in the Hospitality Industry, covered over three days. (Unit Standard 14468)

Talk to your STAR Coordinator or Careers Advisor about any of the above options. ENQUIRIES To enrol contact our Student Enrolment and Information Centre on 0800 2 wintec (0800 2 946832) or online at contact.

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