Certificate in Food and Beverage_Café and Bar Services-Level 3

Certificate in Food and Beverage (Café and Bar Services) (Level 3)

Programme Introduction

The aim of this programme is to:

  • Establish standards of professional practice for basic service that can provide customers with confidence in cafe and bar environments.
  • Provide competent employees for the food and beverage sector who are able to prepare and serve food beverages in a café or bar environment.
  • Provide graduates with the skills and knowledge (including literacy and numeracy) to confidently work in an entry level position in a café or bar environment.

Content and Subjects Covered:

  • Identifying and preventing hazard
  • Food Safety
  • Host Responsibility
  • Hospitality Security practices
  • Deal with problems in hospitality establishment
  • Communication with customers, colleagues and managers
  • Cash Handling
  • Customer Services
  • Professional behavior
  • Preparing and serving hot and cold beverages
  • Basic café food preparation and service
  • Health and Safety
  • Understanding and using espresso equipment
  • Prepare and serve alcoholic beverages

Start dates

Auckland  30th January 2024
Auckland  15th April 2024
Auckland  1st July 2024
Auckland  16th September 2024
Auckland  25th November 2024

Enrolment Info:

Duration: 20 weeks ( including 2 weeks term break )


Entry requirement

  • Applicants must be 18 years and over, due to alcohol regulations
  • Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be considered for candidates with good industry background to credit compulsory standards for entry to the programme.
  • All RPL candidates are required to submit relevant proof of industry experience

English Language Entry

For whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score (General or Academic) of 5.0 with no band score lower than 5, or an equivalent NZQA approved English language test.