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Study Hospitality at NZMA

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

New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills - Level 2 (Hospitality)

If you’re keen to get into hospitality, our Level 2 programme will give you the skills you need. You’ll learn how to prepare café food, make espresso coffees, and all about food safety, personal presentation, health and safety, and more.

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NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE - 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 FOOD AND BEVERAGE 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 (Liquor License 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

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 TOURISM AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT - LEVEL 7

If you’ve set your sights on a senior leadership role in the booming tourism and hotel sector, look no further! This exciting new Level 7 programme will hone your analytical and practical management skills and set you apart from the crowd. Take it as a stand-alone diploma - or complete Levels 5 to 7 at NZMA and graduate with a bachelor’s degree from one of Switzerland’s most esteemed hotel management schools!

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