Otago Polytechnic

 Short courses

Food Safety: Unit 167

  • Dunedin or Central Otago
  • 1 day per unit
  • Starts Thu 5 April and Thu 25 Oct 2018 (Dunedin); Thu 13 September 2018 (Central)
  • Apply anytime

Working with food? This unit standard is a legal requirement in some workplaces and is recommended for ALL people working, or preparing to work, in a food business. This course is also run as a STAR course for secondary school students.

Food Safety: Unit 168

  • Dunedin or Central Otago
  • 1 day per unit
  • Starts Fri 6 Apr and Fri 26 Oct (Dunedin); To be confirmed (Central)
  • Apply anytime

Working with food? There is a high chance you will need to attend this course. It is a legal requirement in some workplaces, and is recommended for ALL people working, or preparing to work, in a food business. This course is also run at our Central Otago campus as a STAR course for secondary school students.

Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 - LCQ Training Seminar (Dunedin)

  • Dunedin
  • 2 days (9.00am-3.00pm)
  • Starts 16 April, 21 May, 11 September or 26 November, 2018
  • Apply anytime

This course provides comprehensive training for people who are preparing for a supervisory position in a licensed premise, and intend to apply for their Manager’s Certificate.

Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 - LCQ Training Seminar (Central Otago)

  • Central Otago
  • 1 day (8.30am-5pm)
  • Starts 8 October, 26 November
  • Apply 10 days before each start date

This course provides comprehensive training for people who are preparing for a Duty Manager position in a licensed premise and intend to apply for their Manager’s Certificate.

Barista skills short course

  • Central Otago
  • 2 days, 9.00am-4.00pm
  • Starts 23 August 2018
  • Apply anytime

Want to gain recognition of your barista skills? This two day course offers you the chance to gain a comprehensive knowledge of barista skills.

Coffee-making short course

  • Central Otago
  • 1 day, 9.00am-4.00pm
  • Starts 7 June 2018
  • Apply anytime

Want to learn the art of coffee-making? This one day course will teach you how to make a great cup of coffee!

STAR - Espresso Coffee/Coffee Origin and Production

  • Central Otago
  • 2 days
  • Starts - please enquire
  • Apply anytime

Develop a knowledge of espresso coffee equipment and recipes, and learn about coffee origin and production.

OSTC Cookery (Level 3)

  • Dunedin and Cromwell
  • Starts anytime
  • Apply anytime

Are you creative? Do you enjoy preparing and serving food? Cookery could be just the career you’re looking for! You’ll gain the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3).

OSTC Hospitality (Level 2)

  • Starts anytime
  • Apply anytime

If you consider yourself a bit of a foodie and you like working with people, then Hospitality would be a great industry for you. You’ll be working towards the New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 2).