New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Advanced)

New Zealand Institute of Education

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20 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is:
* To provide competent employees for the hotel sector who are able to work as supervisors overseeing the housekeeping, portering or reception areas in a hotel.
* To provide competent employees for the food and beverage sector who are able to work as supervisors of food and beverage service operations in a bar or club, restaurant or establishment providing functions.
* To provide competent employees for the catering services sector who are able to work as supervisors in a small team or work sole charge in Catering Services in hospitals, aged care facilities, student hostels, sporting and entertainment venues, cook chill production kitchens and mobile catering businesses of various sizes.
* To provide competent employees for the quick service restaurant sector who are able to work as an assistant manager and/or manager in a Quick Service Restaurant.
* To provide for those individuals who are employed as supervisors of accommodation services, food and beverage service operations, catering services operations, or quick service restaurant operations a credential that will enhance their employment opportunities across a range of establishments in the hospitality sector.
* To establish standards of professional practice that can provide customers with confidence in a range of hospitality environments. The strands in this qualification allow graduates to specialise in a specific hospitality sector.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Domestic and International Learners must be over 18 years of age or over and must have: a) A national qualification in hospitality at level 3 or 4 or equivalent AND/OR b) Equivalent work experience in hospitality of a minimum of 2-4 years (equivalent to course content at level 3 or level 4) Learners who have English as a second language must have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5 with no individual band score lower than 5.0, TOEFL Module-Based Test (pBT ) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE), TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT) score of 79 or higher (with a writing score of 20), University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations FCE or CAE with a score of 47 or higher, and/or NZCEL Level 4 with academic endorsement or the equivalent. All applicants will be required to complete an NZIE 'Enrolment Form' and may be interviewed in person or via Skype to evaluate their suitability for the course.

Detailed requirements

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


20 Weeks

Tuition Fees

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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 $36,313
Earnings range $27,240 - $42,629
In employment 71%
In further study 20%
On a benefit 6%

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 69 33 82
Phone: (09) 4896205
Fax: (09) 4896209

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

Campus locations


62-64 Anzac Street

East Tamaki

Level 1, CO0912 & CO0910
Fountain Lane North
Botany Town Centre
East Tamaki

Manukau City

601 Great South Road
Manukau City
South Auckland


New Zealand Institute of Education
28 Hurstmere Road

Where does this information come from?

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