Hospitality (Level 2)
If you like food and working with people, consider a career in hospitality!
Delivery: One day a week for the school year.
What will I do?
> Work in a commercial kitchen
> Prepare and cook food using a variety of methods
> Learn knife-handling skills
> Learn health and safety requirements
> Learn effective customer service and communication techniques
> Prepare great café-style espresso coffee.
What could I do next?
Undertake further study at Otago Polytechnic, specialising in one of the following areas:
> Study the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)
> Study the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)
Unit standards covered in this course
|Unit Standard||Hospitality (Level 2)||Credits||Level||Version|
|167||Practise food safety methods in a food business under supervision||4||2||8|
|24526||Apply safe working practices in a commercial kitchen (Level 2)||4||2||4|
|13271||Cook food items by frying||2||2||5|
|13272||Cook food items by baking||2||2||5|
|13273||Cook food items by boiling||2||2||5|
|13274||Cook food items by poaching||2||2||5|
|13275||Cook food items by steaming||2||2||5|
|13276||Cook food items by grilling||2||2||5|
|13280||Prepare fruit and vegetable cuts||2||2||5|
|13281||Prepare and present basic sandwiches for service||2||2||6|
|13283||Prepare and present salads for service||2||2||5|
|13284||Clean food production areas and equipment||2||2||5|
|13285||Handle and maintain knives in a commercial kitchen||2||2||5|
|17284||Demonstrate knowledge of coffee origin and production||3||3||6|
|17288||Prepare and present espresso beverages for service||5||3||7|
|9677||Communicate in a team or group which has an objective||3||2||9|
|377||Demonstrate knowledge of diversity in workplaces||2||2||8|
We are doing our best to ensure that this information is accurate. However, there may be some content changes to our programmes, and all our programmes will run subject to demand and capacity.
I’m keen! What do I do now?
Go and have a talk to your School’s Career advisor and mention this course with Otago Polytechic.
They will be able to take you through the application process or help with any further questions.
For more information about OSTC, visit www.op.ac.nz/ostc
While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.