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Want to be a bartender, barista, maître d’ or manager? If it’s a career in hospitality you’re after, NZMA has the ideal qualification to get you started.

All qualifications are NZQA accredited

Our Hospitality programmes

SERVICE SECTOR - LEVEL 1

You’ll learn computing skills, basic hospitality, grooming and retail skills, how to give great customer service and more. Plus, your learnings will contribute, 80 credits towards NCEA (Level 1).

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VOCATIONAL PATHWAY FOR SERVICE INDUSTRIES - LEVEL 2

This programme gives you all the basic skills you’ll need to be successful in the booming service sector industry. You will gain skills to provide great customer service in a variety of industries – hospitality, retail and contact centres.  You will also gain some practical skills such as food and beverage service, presenting products and services to maximise sales, and handling customer enquiries.

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NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN HOSPITALITY - LEVEL 3

This practical course is the perfect introduction to kick-start your hospitality career. You’ll master the fine art of coffee and cocktail making, learn about restaurant service and food safety and pick up a host of other practical hospitality skills. You’ll come away with a Level 3 certificate and a Certificate of Achievement in Basic Food Safety.

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NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN HOSPITALITY (RESTAURANT SERVICE) - LEVEL 4

Liquor legislation, Wine evaluation, Food and Beverage matching and Advanced food safety: It’s all covered in NZMA’s Level 4 Certificate in Hospitality. You’ll even gain your LCQ (Licence controller Qualification), which will give you the leading edge when you are job hunting. *Conditions apply.

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NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN HOSPITALITY (ADVANCED), FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE STRAND - LEVEL 5

Gain the practical skills and knowledge you need to be successful in supervisory roles in a range of hospitality environments. The programme’s specialist strand in food and beverage service operations will give you the edge whether you're looking for a supervision role or want to improve your career opportunities.

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NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT - LEVEL 5

Develop the practical skills and industry knowledge you need to nail a supervisory, team leader or junior management role in hospitality. If you have your sights set on hospitality management and want to fast-track your career, this is the ideal programme.

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NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT - LEVEL 6 (1 YEAR)

This programme is ideal if you are targeting a career in hospitality management or if you already have front-line hospitality service experience but are keen to take your career to the next level and progress into management.

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DIPLOMA IN APPLIED HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT - Level 6 (2 YEARS) 

This intensive programme equips you with the depth of knowledge, practical skills and experience you need to carve a bright future in this booming sector. Gain a qualification that’s highly respected across the industry, both in New Zealand and internationally, and fast-track your way into a supervisory, trainee or junior management role. 

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