NCEA Level 3 Hospitality

13HSP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Slocombe

This course is a Level 3 course, of Unit Standards, for students interested in food and hospitality. It develops safe food handling practices, knowledge of coffee origins and espresso beverages through practical application of barista skills and the running of the Coffee Lab at regular intervals and lunchtimes during the school year to gain 30 hours of experience needed to achieve the Level 3 Barista Achievement Standard. There are practical opportunities to prepare food and develop food preparation and presentation skills.

This course will offer learning experiences in the following:

  • Food Safety
  • Coffee origin, production and the making of a range of beverages for sale
  • Demonstrating knowledge of, and becoming familiar with, a wide range of foods: what they are, where they come from, and how they may be used
  • Nutritional information considerations when catering for a group [subject to completion of US18497]

Access to a keyboard device is an advantage for this course.


Recommended Prior Learning

Successful completion of Level 2 Hospitality or negotiated entry with Level 3 Teacher.  An interest in Food Hospitality a distinct advantage.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 168 v7 Demonstrate knowledge of food contamination hazards, and control methods used in a food establishment
3
I
4
U.S. 13343 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of nutrition in commercial catering
3
I
5
U.S. 17284 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of coffee origin and production
3
I
3
U.S. 17288 v7 Prepare and present espresso beverages for service
3
I
5
U.S. 18497 v7 Demonstrate knowledge of culinary products, terms, and food preparation methods
3
I
8
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Pathway Tags

Hospitality: Chef, Baker, Bar Manager, Bartender, Front of House, Caterer, Cafe Manager, Tourism, Hotel/Motel Receptionist, Barista, Accommodation Manager, Catering Manager, Event Manager, Hotel Manager, Restaurant Manager, Chef, Waitress, Waiter, Tour Guide, Retail Manager, Receptionist, Cafe Worker, Kitchenhand, Dietitian, Nutritionist, Food Technology, Food Science, New product design, Food Engineering, Public health, Quality Assurance, Food Critic, Food Stylist, Cake Decorator, Product Promotion, Hospitality, Bar Tender, Housekeeper, Hotel/ Motel Receptionist, Food marketing, Barista., Nutritionist


Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.