Hospitality, Food and Beverage


Certificate of Achievement in Food Safety

Get ready to enter the kitchen with the basics in food safety. Learn how to produce food safely and understand how to prevent cross contamination.

  • Level 2

New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management

Gain an understanding of business and the management aspects of the hospitality industry. Cover business operations, gain supervisory skills and work in a team to plan and execute an event.

  • Level 5
  • 1 year, full-time, part-time options available

New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality

This programme aims is introduce students to the skills required in food and beverage service, including barista; basic cookery, front of house operations, reception and accommodation. With the goal to give ākonga a broad understanding of roles within the hospitality sector. Students/learners will be shown how to be competent employees who can work in various entry level and junior positions in commercial hospitality environments.

  • Level 3
  • 17 weeks, full-time

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Hospitality Management

Leading cooks, maitre d's, baristas 

Learn from tutors who have worked many years overseas and in New Zealand. They'll share their knowledge and industry tips. They're in touch all the time with those in Wellington's hospitality industry. If you put the work in, they can help you find a job, get part-time work or experience at events. 

Our graduates 

Our graduates work all over the world - for chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing in London, for leading restaurants, bars and cafes in Sydney Hong Kong, throughout Europe and here in New Zealand. Others are running their own market stalls and food trucks. 

Part of the bustling hospitality industry 

Our Wellington School of Hospitality is located among the city's bars, restaurants and cafes. 

Travel with your skills 

You'll gain skills and qualifications that are valued around the world. Many of our qualifications are internationally-accredited with the London-based City and Guilds institute. 

Competitions and other opportunities 

Take part in competitions and industry events. WelTec students have won competitions in New Zealand and overseas. 

Short courses 

Working in industry? Looking to build your skills? Do a short course. We cover topics such as food safety and barista skills. 

Classes for Foodies 

Learn cooking techniques from the experts. We've partnered with local food celebrities to come in and share their secrets. Your chance to experience learning in our Wellington CBD campus. 

Classes include Sausage Making, Dumpling Making and Leg of Lamb Preparation. 

Hospitality Kitchens 

Study your passion in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchens 

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Our hospitality kitchens are equipped with the cooking tools you will use throughout your hospitality career. Our spaces parallel  those within the industry giving you the real-world experience that will help get you ready the workplace. 

  • Combination steamer / convection ovens 
  • Bakers deck ovens 
  • Provers 
  • Planetary mixers 
  • Waldorf fanforced ovens 
  • Immersion circulators for Sous vide cookery 
  • Smoker 
  • Blast freezer/chiller 
  • Thermo mix 
  • Chocolate tempering machines 
  • Pacojet food processor 
  • Induction hobs 
  • Dehydrator 
  • Pastry break dough sheeter 


Our kitchens are located in our Wellington School of Hospitality campus at 52 Cuba Street, Wellington. 

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