National Certificate in Hospitality (Food & Beverage) Level 3

National Certificate in Hospitality – Level 3

(Food & Beverage)


Programme Introduction

National Certificate in Hospitality Level 3


The Food and Beverage Level 3 course will take you on a journey into the global world of hospitality utilising your newly gained beverage and customer service skill set. The crucial skills gained in producing flavoursome espresso coffee will give you the edge in applying for jobs and strengthen your confidence to work in the café and restaurant environments. The importance of providing great customer service cannot be overestimated. The Level 3 program will highlight the essential practical and professional skills that will make you stand out from the crowd. Learning about mixology will be an exciting component of this course that will get you the introduction you need to enter the specialised beverage sector of bar and cocktails. Enjoy the journey!


Course Highlights

During your time at PBRS you will practice barista skills to get you work ready, as well as food and beverage service skills to confidently step out in to the industry. The course will empower you to perform well in any given customer service environment. You will also learn the techniques in making great cocktails that keeps the customer coming back. Regular field trips to some of the top hotels, bars, restaurants, cafes are included throughout the course duration. (Subject to availability)


Course Structure

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


Campus Start Date
Auckland 27 Jan. 2015
Auckland 20 Apr. 2015
Auckland 13 Jul. 2015
Auckland 05 Oct. 2015

Enrolment Info:

Campus – Auckland

Duration: 6 months



Domestic :

Tuition fee : $3,973

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


Tuition fee : $7,250

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.

English: Literacy & Numeracy unit standards to NCEA level 2 or higher.

Schooling: NCEA Level 2 or higher.

Academic: Previous tertiary study an advantage

You will be required to sit a written entry test.