National Certificate in Hospitality (Basic Cookery) Level 3

National Certificate in Hospitality-Level 3 (Basic Cookery)


Programme Introduction

This is an introductory course to the food industry where you will learn work place safety and food handling alongside food hygiene in the first weeks of the course. Students will cover basic food preparation and cooking under supervision. The compulsory section of the qualification covers the skills and knowledge relating to:


Course Highlights

During your time at PBRS you will develop the essential starter kit skills to carve your way into the culinary world of the hospitality industry.

From learning top notch knife skills and safe food handling skills through to mains and delicious desserts you will gain the confidence to move into a role in a commercial kitchen.

From there you will find that the journey continues through practical experience and using your passion for food which will take you higher in your career.

Campus Start Date End Date
Auckland 05 Oct. 2015 03 Apr. 2016

Course Structure

  • Customer service skills
  • Food safety
  • Barista & espresso coffee production skills
  • Sales
  • Table service
  • Mixology & the science of cocktails


Campus – AucklandEnrolment Info:

Duration: 6 months



Domestic :

Tuition fee : $4,316

Material fee : $600(Can be applied from studylink course related cost)


Tuition fee : $9,500

Material fee : $500

Material fee include:

  • Access to all school facilities and equipment during school hours or by arrangement with the tutor in charge after class hours
  • Processing, recording and reporting of assessment results and personal data
  • Course work books and text books (If it is applicable)
  • Uniform
  • Student ID card
  • Field trips (If it is applicable)

Entry Criteria:

Age: To enrol in this course, you must be at least 18 years of age, or older by the first day of course commencement.

Pass the PBRS Literacy and Numeracy Internal test.

Schooling: NCEA Level 2 or higher.

Academic: Previous tertiary study an advantage

You will be required to sit a written entry test.