2HOB

Level 2 Barista Foundation

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. van Niekerk

This course lays the foundation for the Level 3 Barista course. Students are introduced to the art of making espresso coffees and specialty drinks and how to safely operate the barista machine under supervision. There is a strong focus on customer service and front of house skills to prepare students for a diverse range of careers found in the hospitality and tourism sector. 

Health and safety practices forms and integral part of this course and will provide them with the confidence to apply for part-time work and prepare them for work in cafés and restaurants. 

Students will practice their customer service and front of house skills by serving in Kowhai Kai and at school functions and are able to be involved in competition work at this level.

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Hospitality is an advantage but not essential.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

The full school uniform is required for practical lessons and must include covered toe school shoes. Hair nets will be provided and is mandatory to wear. Acrylic or false nails and nail polish will not be allowed at anytime.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 167 v9
NZQA Info
Practise food safety methods in a food business under supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 14431 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of food service styles and menu types in the hospitality industry
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 14434 v8
NZQA Info
Prepare and clear areas for table service for a commercial hospitality establishment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17285 v10
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of commercial espresso coffee equipment and prepare espresso beverages under supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0