New Zealand Certificate in Catering Services


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Entry requirements

Check with provider.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to:
- Provide competent employees for the catering services sector who are able to work as an experienced cook or caterer in hospitals, aged care facilities, sporting and entertainment venues, cook chill production kitchens and mobile catering businesses of various sizes.
- Provide for those individuals who are employed as experienced cooks or caterers, a credential that will enhance their employment opportunities across a range of establishments in the hospitality sector.
- Establish standards of professional practice for experienced caterers that can provide clients with confidence in a range of hospitality environments.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Food and Hospitality at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme



See 'Additional Information.'

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New Zealand Development Scholarship

Provided by:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme



Refer to Funder.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 863 693
Phone: 0800 863 693
Fax: (04) 817 5399


Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.


Level 14 Plimmer Towers
2-6 Gilmer Terrace

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