We make it easy for you. We can come to your school and deliver exciting, interactive courses to your whole class. Or if you don’t have the space, your students can come to our venue. We have two permanent campuses in Palmerston North and Hamilton and have regular temporary sites we use across the country.
All our courses can be tailored to suit you and your students’ needs; our School’s team will work with you every step of the way to make sure you have the right product for your students.
Come and learn how to make an enjoyable drinkable coffee in one day. Very hands on and a lot of fun, no experience required. If your simply looking for a good coffee then come and learn with us.
Become a certified manager in a licensed premise. This workshop is part of our NZQA approved Managing Licensed Premises Training Scheme and covers the LCQ - the training and certification you need in order to apply for a Manager's Certificate.
Essential training for all food handlers - this workshop meets the compulsory training requirements of all food handlers under the Food Act 2014, from market stalls, cafes and restaurants to senior living and child care centers. Assessment to NZQA unit standards 167 or 20666 is available as an optional add on.
This workshop is perfect for supervisors, managers, business owners, sole operators or anyone who wants to learn about managing food safety in their business. It includes and builds on our basic food safety workshop – looking at the logistics of working under a Food Control Plan.
This is a programme of must-have service industry skills that will give you the edge to being successful in the hospitality/service industry. Three days of interactive learning and role-play in the context of Seaside Sally’s will give you an understanding of the real expectations of the industry and hone your hospitality skills. The hands-on practice combines cocktail making activities with the safe, legal serving of customers. We supply all ingredients and bring all equipment.
Nearly every Café now has Retail, lots of Retail have Café so we have mixed it up. You can do a bit of both and decide which you like more. You will have fun with interactive learning that gets you working and learning in ‘Seaside Sally’s’ retail store and café, giving the opportunity to practice and apply new skills while learning. Get ahead and train to demonstrate to employers you are right for the job that you want in the future.
We need huge numbers of people trained to fill the needs of employers. The Hospitality industry is an exciting and rewarding one, Café Basics will give you a real taste of what it is like, and better prepare you for work placements. Successful work placements can be life changing. Like anything – preparation is the key.
This practical course covers unit standards about basic coffee methods and techniques. Topics covered are: espresso beverages, pressed and filtered coffee, brewing, machinery and equipment and serving. Over the two days you will complete both theory and practical assessments for all three units, with plenty of time allowed for learning and practice on the espresso machines and with the filter and coffee press equipment.
Essential training for all employees in any industry in New Zealand, this amazing two-day course builds the confidence to give great service and covers issues such as personal grooming and successful positive communication. Learn the five values of GREAT customer service and be a service star!
Another hands-on, practical course full of role play and fun. This program takes students to the next level in customer service - teaching them the value of product knowledge and how to use this to increase their sales. NCEA level 3, 8 credits.
Get work ready - NCEA level 2, 21 credits. This programme is for anyone who likes fun and interactive learning. Everyone who completes X Factor Plus Level 2 will be equipped with essential written and oral communication skills and employment law knowledge to ensure any transition into a workplace can be completed to standards acceptable to employers. This will grow confidence for any young person preparing to enter any industry.
"Must have" communication skills for Leaders. All participants who complete X Factor with us will grow in confidence; enjoy challenges like speaking to groups and giving feedback even in tough situations. A 5 day programme designed for young people getting ready for work. NCEA Level 3, 22 credits.
A great introduction to the world of logistics and distribution – over the course of this interactive programme, we will translate the jargon and help to turn what could be overwhelming technical terms into practical, everyday language. We will make sense of the technical and take the fear out of the unknown.
Everyone thrives on feedback - good and bad, listening actively and the exciting reading of non-verbal communication mixed with challenging team activities will see leadership skills develop in this fast paced, action packed two day course. NCEA Level 3, 9 Credits. The units are from the First Line Management strand and are designed for learners who are using and or will use leadership skills in their school or workplace, so is perfect for high achieving year 13 students.