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STAR Introduction to Barista Programme

STAR Introduction to Barista Programme

Level 2

If you love coffee and want to become a barista, learn how with UCOL's STAR Introduction to Barista Programme, and study while still in school.

A close-up birds-eye photograph of a cafe latte.
Quick info

Level: 2

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL Whanganui, UCOL Wairarapa in Masterton

Duration: One day per week over six weeks.

Dates:
October (Term 4) for Manawatū, Whanganui and Wairarapa. Other dates by arrangement

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-free to students. Fees apply to participating schools.Scholarship info

International Fees:*
Not applicable.

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

UCOL's STAR Introduction to Barista Programme will give you a core understanding of requirements and tools used to make perfect coffee. These skills are widely sought after in the café industry.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's STAR Introduction to Barista Programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. 

 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of UCOL's STAR Introduction to Barista Programme is the first step in a journey. Equipped with new skills and a taste for the industry, you will know what you need to do to pursue a career in hospitality. If this is for you, you can undertake further tertiary studies in:

 Learning Facilities

A training restaurant.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 11 - 13 secondary school students (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or students with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school).

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

 Advice & Guidance

UCOL's STAR Introduction to Barista Programme comprises 4 Credits.

UCOL's STAR Introduction to Barista Programme is part of a suite of programmes offered by UCOL to secondary students seeking to explore their career options while still in school. 

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's STAR Introduction to Barista Programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. 

Costs
Fees-free for students. Upon successful application your school will pay UCOL a fee.

 Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this programme. Simply, bring a pen, paper and your lunch each week.

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