Hospitality Courses

With new cafes and restaurants regularly popping up all over New Zealand, there is a high demand for people trained to work in this challenging and fast-paced industry. Join our programme and acquire the essential cookery, beverage making, food safety, and customer service skills, to confidently begin your hospitality career.

Limitless learning and opportunities

The hospitality industry needs qualified people to prepare delicious food for their customers and provide service that keeps them coming back. With a focus on practical learning, our hospitality course will help you hone your culinary skills such as cooking and baking, and your beverage-making, food safety, and interpersonal communication skills. Study Hospitality in New Zealand with our full-time programme and learn essential skills required to work as a barista, cook, or server in cafes or restaurants. This programme gives you a ‘National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2’, which then supports your enrollment into higher level certifications.

Why Study This Programme?

Cookery Training

Gain skills in preparing a variety of foods using a range of cooking methods

Barista Training

Become a competent barista by learning to make a variety of hot beverages and coffees using professional coffee machines.

Knowledge on Customer Service

Hands on training on customer service which include communicating with customer & table service

Hands-on Learning

Learn in a practical context in our onsite facilities.

Health and Safety

Gain knowledge on health and safety procedures and policies in the hospitality industry.

Multiple Pathways

The programme provides you with multiple employment or further study pathways in the hospitality industry.

What past Students Say

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"The tutor Sue was very accommodating, knowledgeable and supportive. The facilities are always tidy, provide resources on time and fit for purpose.

Petrus
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"Skills Update has provided me with the tools and knowledge to succeed. The Tutor, students and staff all work together as a team to help us reach our goals."

Sam
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"Having work experience in the Logistic field, I now have the theoretical knowledge which will aid my career path to Management."

Pranil
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“I like studying here at Skills Update because of the friendly faces and how we treat each other. It makes it a little easier to settle in and focus on learning and meeting new people.”

RJ
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“I enjoyed this course because I get to cook and bake for the teachers and learn more about hospitality. It is rewarding to see teachers enjoy our creations.”

Mereoni
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"Taking the Health & Wellbeing Level 3 course has been invaluable to me."

Tina
Health & Wellbeing

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