Introductory Hospitality

Learn introductory hospitality skills in Petone. You will cover both cookery and food and beverage service. Gain basic skills ready for the hospitality industry, or go on to study higher-level courses.

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What you will learn

  • Learn basic cooking methods, such as frying, baking, poaching and grilling
  • Practice cooking in a professional environment, demonstrating food safety methods
  • Develop customer service skills
  • Learn food and beverage service skills
Services IndustriesServices

Career options

  • Waiter/Waitress
  • Kitchen Assistant

Further study options

Further develop your skills, either in Cookery or Food and Beverage.

Upcoming start dates

  • 25 September 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

Open entry. 


Open entry. 


International students – minimum IELTS (academic) score of 5.0 with no band score lower than 5, or equivalent.

What it will cost


  • No study fees (other course related costs may still apply)

    Fees free for domestic students

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details


  • Fee: $2,475

    This fee is in New Zealand dollars.

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Earn internationally-recognised qualifications

Ready to enrol?


Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.


To enrol as a international student you will need to download and complete our international enrolment form.

Once completed, you may submit the form and accompanying documentation directly to WelTec International, or go through one of our registered recruitment agents.

Documents and other details

Offered by:
School of Business and Information Technology
Offered by:
Te Kete Hangarau o te Pākihi me te Aronui
Formal programme title:
New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 2)
Programme code:

Earn internationally-recognised qualifications