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New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 4) - Restaurant Service and Supervision

1 hour
Diploma / certificate
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Program description

This programme will give you the knowledge and skills you need to become a supervisor in cafés, restaurants, bars or clubs. You’ll learn about wine appreciation and get your Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ). Restaurant supervision and customer service training are all included, which will enhance your ability to find employment in local restaurants and cafés.

NorthTec's food and beverage qualifications can start you on your career pathway within the hospitality industry, giving you experience in kitchen and front of house operations.

  • Cafe Service and Barista - New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3)
  • Restaurant Service and Supervision - New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 4)

What will I learn?

Participants in this programme will complete the following courses to enable them to achieve the qualification with an additional strand in Restaurant service:

Compulsory Courses

  • 4521.0001 - Food and Beverage Operations – Staff Supervision
  • 4521.0002 - Food and Beverage Operations – Service supervision
  • 4521.0003 - Food and Beverage Operating Procedures and Guidelines
  • 4521.0004 - Food and Beverage Operational Systems

Career opportunities and pathways

  • Café manager
  • Food and beverage supervisor
  • Restaurant supervisor
  • Bar supervisor

This qualification leads on to the New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Advanced) (Level 5) with strands in Accommodation, Food and Beverage Service, Catering Services and Quick Service Restaurants Services.

Qualification gained

  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 4)
  • Liquor Controller Qualification

Admission requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

IELTS test: General or academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 500 (with an essay score of 4 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 35 (with a writing score of 20); Cambridge English Examinations: FCE or FCE for Schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 in each skill; NZCEL: Level 3 with an endorsement of General, Workplace, or Academic; Pearson Test of English (Academic): PToE (Academic) score of 36; City & Guilds IESOL: B1 Achiever with a score of 43.

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About this institute


NorthTec is the only Northland-based Tertiary Education Institute (TEI) that provides programmes ranging from foundation, certificate, diploma and degree levels Working closely with local and national industries, NorthTec provides practical, quality training that meets Northland’s needs. NorthTec has campuses and learning centres...

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