New Zealand Certificate in Professional Wine Knowledge

New Zealand School of Food and Wine Limited

Subject area

Food and Beverage Service



16 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the winery, retail, hospitality, hotel, and tourism sectors with individuals who are able to apply knowledge of international wine, spirits and alcoholic beverages, and their markets, to work in customer services, sales, or leadership roles.
- Graduates will be able to work independently and apply knowledge of destination marketing concepts and sales management tools across a range of businesses.
- The qualification will benefit the community by enhancing New Zealand's winery, retail, hospitality, hotel, and tourism experiences.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

The entry requirements for this programme will be displayed on the course website and marketing material. The requirements are: * Aged 18 or over * Completed Prior Study: o NCEA Level 3 or equivalent, or o Completed diploma or degree at University or at another tertiary provider in New Zealand or overseas, or o New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage (Level 4) [NZ2105] and New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality Management (Advanced) (Level 5) [NZ2109], or o NZ Certificate in Cookery, Advanced (Level 4) [NZ2101]; or * Attend an interview in person or by telephone * Access to a laptop with minimum of 5 hours battery life and broadband * Upper intermediate level of English: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent for international students. * Valid student visa for international students

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


16 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,924 $4,924
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$4,514 $4,514
Total $9,438 $9,438

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $44,000
Earnings range $37,000 - $51,000
In employment 66%
In further study 14%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 3777961

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Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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