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Hospitality Courses


Our Hospitality programmes include Level Four, Five and Six qualifications, covering both a wide range of practical skills which will enable you to work in a range of frontline roles, progressing to essential skills required for supervisory or management roles.

Certificate in Food & Beverage, Barista, Wine & Spirits, Level 4

  • Full Time
  • 16 Weeks
  • 7 Sept 2020
  • NZQA Credits

Learn the practical skills to become a barista, bartender, hospo professional. Understand the fascinating world of restaurants and cafés, learn how to taste and recommend wine and make impressive cocktails, gain skills to work on super yachts and set sail on your international adventure.

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Certificate in Hospitality & Event Management, Level 5

  • Full Time
  • 16 Weeks
  • 10 FEB 2021
  • NZQA Credits

This qualification will prepare you for hospitality management roles and owning your own hospitality and tourism business. You will learn hospitality and event management skills starting with an introduction to New Zealand's business legal framework, basic accounting, costing, budgets, employment legislation with many practical task and applications.

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New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 6

  • Full Time
  • 36 Weeks
  • 1 FEB 2021
  • NZQA Credits

New Zealand Diploma of Hospitality and Tourism Management builds on the practical hospitality skills learnt at Level 4 and 5 and provides professional business management and understanding to enable graduates to work in a variety of roles across hospitality, wine,hotel and tourism businesses.

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Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Level 6 (2 years)

  • Full Time
  • Two years
  • 7 SEPT 2020
  • NZQA Credits

Learn key practical skills of hospitality management. From barista to bartender to international wine, sommelier, cocktail and spirit specialist. Study WSET qualifications and experience the excitement of event planning and coordination. Year Two focuses on developing hospitality management supervisory and business management skills from costing and budgeting to people management, tourism services and entrepreneurship.

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Study with a leader in Hospitality

Founded by Celia Hay, the New Zealand School of Food and Wine opened its first campus in Christchurch in 1995. In 2012, a new campus was established in Auckland's Viaduct when NZSFW relocated to Auckland following the Christchurch earthquakes. NZSFW offers fully-equipped modern demonstration and practical kitchens, dining room, cocktail bar, wine tasting and barista training rooms, seminar and reception area.

  • Top international tutors
  • NZQA Category One Rating
  • Strong industry network
  • Convenient inner-city location
  • Global graduates
  • Passionate team
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Study Fees Free

All our full time NZQA Approved courses are eligible for *Fees Free funding. *

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International Students

Auckland is a vibrant, multicultural city beside the sea and touches two oceans - the Tasman and the Pacific. It offers the best of both worlds - all the buzz, entertainment, nightlife and cultural activities of a big city, as well as an outdoor lifestyle with numerous sporting and leisure activities.

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Celia Hay

Celia Hay's fascination of flavoursome food, international cuisines,  fine wine and the art of hospitality led her to establish Hay's Restaurant in 1994 and the New Zealand School of Food and Wine in 1995 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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