Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism


A high tea fit for the queen

Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism students showed their culinary and service skills on 21 October as they hosted the Dilmah High Tea.

Two sessions were hosted, where students were split into two groups – front and back of house. Each group had the opportunity to serve guests and prepare a variety of bite-size treats. A wide selection of flavoured tea was available, along with scones, sandwiches and muffins.

Get a taste of the skills and knowledge required to continue into a higher programme of study in hospitality and tourism at AUT through the Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism.

Upon successful completion of this programme you can staircase into the Bachelor of International Hospitality Management, Bachelor of International Tourism Management or Bachelor of Arts.

Programme code: AK3598
Level: 4
Points: 120
Duration: 1 year full-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 29 February 2016

Entry requirements

  • 48 credits at level 2
  • 8 credits at level 1 or higher in one language rich subject.
  • Applicant must be at least 17 years.

Structure and content

This is a broad-based, flexible qualification. You develop capabilities and skills for academic study including English and communication skills, as well as numeracy and information literacy, within a hospitality, events and tourism environment.


Compulsory papers
FINA401    Financial Operations for Hospitality and Tourism
HOSP401   Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism and Events
HOSP402   Introduction to Customer Service Management
LSKL402    Tertiary English and Academic Literacies
LSKL403    Tertiary English and Critical Thinking
SOSC480   Introduction to New Zealand Society
TIKA501    Noho Marae Wānanga A
TIKA502    Noho Marae Wānanga B

And choose one paper from:
EVNT401    Introduction to Event Management
HOSP403    Hospitality: An Applied Perspective
TOUR401    Exploring Tourism

Last updated: 23-Oct-2015 3.48pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.