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Certificate in Hospitality Services (Food & Beverage)

Run a restaurant or catering business, or work in food service.

This course will help you develop a sound foundation for working in a restaurant, catering or other food service enterprise. You’ll learn everything from kitchen and food management to planning menus, managing staff and waiting skills.

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  • Understand food and nutrition
  • Manage the provision of kitchen facilities and the handling of foodstuffs to maximise efficiency, hygiene and service
  • Learn to plan menus appropriate for a range of situations
  • Manage the provision of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Learn management skills for catering in a variety of situations
  • Be able to manage staff in the food and restaurant industries

Course Summary

Investment: $395 + GST or from only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan.


Assessments: 9 modules. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments


Duration: 15 hours


Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete


Next Enrolment Period: Start immediately


Delivery & Support: Online with tutor support via email or phone


Qualification Information: Upon successful completion, receive Xero’s official advisor certification in addition to your course qualification.


Course Level: 4

There are ten lessons in this course

  1. Introduction to Human Nutrition & Cooking
  2. Kitchen and Food Management
  3. Planning a Menu
  4. Scope and Nature of Catering Services & Personnel Management
  5. Management of Catering Services
  6. Introduction to the Bar Industry
  7. Alcoholic Beverages
  8. Non-Alcoholic Beverages
  9. Mixing Drinks & Service Procedures
  10. Fundamentals of Wine Appreciation

This course is intended for

  • Those looking to get into the world of catering or to improve their hosting skills
  • Students who want a qualification to prove their skills
  • Anyone who wants to start a small food business

Accredited by ICOES

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