Level 1 Hospitality

Course Description

Year 11 Hospitality

This course is based on Service IQ hospitality level 1 unit standards.  You will learn and practice preparing, cooking and serving food and dishes to a commercial level. There is a theory component to the course to help re-enforce the learning. The assessments are practical base with some units requiring written answers in the booklet. We could also look at some of the service standards to run a cafe. 

The unit standards are pass or fail, with one resit attempt if needed. 

This course does not pathway towards university entrance. 

Will pathway into level 2 Hospitality. 

Unit Standards we will cover over the year: 

Knife skills                                                                                                                                                                                  Baking                                                                                                                                                                                    Fruit & vegetable preparation                                                                                                                                                    Hot finger foods                                                                                                                                                                          Sauces and soups                                                                                                                                                                       Egg & cheese dishes                                                                                                                                                             Terminology                                                                                                                                                                              Basic front of house skills.

Course Overview

Term 1
Knife skills
Fruit & vegetable preparation

Term 2
Hot finger foods

Term 3
Sauces and soups

Term 4
Basic front of house skills.
Egg & cheese dishes

Recommended Prior Learning

Junior food education would be an advantage. Year 10 Food Technology will give you a good foundation for this course.


This course is ideal for students interested in food and health-related course.
Pathways to Polytechnic courses at UCOL, Weltec, Otago Polytechnic, Open Polytechnic.
Related career pathways: chefs, cafe workers, nurses, doctors, nutritionists, food designers, food technology and events planner, recipe writer, New Zealand Defence Forces, management, Early childhood teacher, Teachers, and lecturers. You can also get into the competitive side of cooking.
It is not a university entrance subject.
There is a practical element to the course where you will cook once a week to prepare and cook food about the standard we are working on to help strengthen links to the theory.