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Certificate in Food and Beverage Service Level 3 (Barista and Restaurant Service)

STARTS: February 2023
Madras Street; Timaru
International Close Date: 19 December for January start; 23 June for July start

COVID-19 vaccination information

Placements or workplace assignments are an integral part of this programme.You don’t need to supply evidence of your Covid-19 vaccination status to apply for this programme, but please be aware that some workplaces may require evidence from you that you are fully vaccinated from COVID-19 before allowing you to complete work at their organisation.

Gain food and beverage service skills in our specialist training facilities, mentored by expert tutors

Great customer service and product knowledge are the keys to standing out to an employer. This highly practical programme will help you to develop this knowledge and build confidence interacting with customers.

You’ll also gain an understanding of operating procedures in restaurants, bars and cafes through a combination of practical skill and theoretical knowledge.

Whether you wish to become a barista, bartender, food server or wine waiter, this programme will help you to hone your skills and knowledge and will set you up for employment or further study in these areas.

Fees for 2023

Domestic Fee
$3,605 - $4,023 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2023

This programme has open entry. English language requirements apply.

"Please note: The above additional entry requirements are pending NZQA approval."

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 5.0 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

As a graduate of this programme you'll have the skills to provide barista and table service in licensed and unlicensed cafes, bars and restaurants.

Study pathways

Graduates may progress to:

  • NZ Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Restaurant Service)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Maths
  • Food technology

New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service with Barista and Café Services Strands

FULL-TIME - 19 Weeks

Gain food and beverage service skills in our specialist training facilities, mentored by expert tutors

Information
Type Certificate
Code NZ2104
Next Starts February 2023
Credits 60
Level 3
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ2104-MAIN

Fees for 2023

Domestic Fee
$3,605 - $4,023 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2023
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With an internationally-recognised Ara qualification, the world is your oyster. Our graduates can be found working and making a difference across the globe…

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Additional Entry Requirements

"Please note: The above additional entry requirements are pending NZQA approval."

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Credit Recognition

If you have prior relevant experience or previous related study credits, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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