3HOS

Level 3 Hospitality and PHS Educaterers

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Corban

Students will be encouraged to design their own curriculum based on their interests and need to go into further education. A large selection of Level 3 Unit Standards are provided for the students to select their own curriculum from.  Student at Level 3 MUST produce and cater food in an authentic environment for a variety of customers and in a variety of situations. For this reason, the Level 2 and 3 students are an integral part of the Papakura High School Catering business called 'Educaterer's'. Hospitality students at Papakura High School have a well equipped, purposely built and fully functioning catering kitchen for this purpose.


Course Overview

Term 1
Food safety and culinary with at least 2 catering events serving between 200 and 300 people. Smaller events may be commissioned depending on the unit standards the students are completing.

Term 2
Culinary with a finger food catering function serving between 200 and 300 people. A number of smaller catering events may be commissioned depending on the unit standards the students are completing for this term.
An opportunity will be available to train for National Culinary Competitions.

Term 3
Barista work. origins, of coffee, making of different espresso coffees and customer service. This term will also include at least one large catering event.

Term 4
Barista and culinary continues. The last few weeks of term is a completion term to ensure students have every opportunity to complete any incomplete standards. At least one large catering event is commissioned, plus smaller ones if required to complete various unit standards.

Recommended Prior Learning

US167 Food safety or committed to achieving it with L2. Students must make a COMMITMENT to be available to attend out of school time assessments at the ‘Educaterers’ catering functions.

Assessment Information

To achieve each Standard provided students MUST demonstrate practical capability, complete the written workbook and the written Assessment.
Practical capabilities MUST be demonstrated while servicing multiple people multiple times. A finite number of 'Educaterer' functions are available for the Level 3 students and therefore, every effort to attend these are required.
Students must also meet the Vocational Personal and Food Health and Safety requirements at all times when working with food and beverages in the catering kitchens. These include, but are not limited to: wearing hard covered shoes, no nail polish, short nails, hair tied back, hair nets used, good personal hygiene. clean uniform and aprons.

Pathway

Pathway for this course is into Level 4 Hospitality at tertiary, leading to an apprenticeship or a University pathway in Hotel Management in the following year.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 13282 v6
NZQA Info
Prepare, assemble, and present complex sandwiches for service in a commercial kitchen
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 13293 v6
NZQA Info
Prepare and cook basic vegetable dishes in a commercial kitchen
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 13314 v7
NZQA Info
Prepare and cook egg dishes in a commercial kitchen
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 13316 v6
NZQA Info
Prepare and cook basic pasta dishes in a commercial kitchen
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17288 v8
NZQA Info
Prepare and present espresso beverages for service
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer


The courses we offer are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.