Food & Beverage Service: Legislation & Compliance

    Course details

    • Code: HOSP.4208
    • Fee: $819*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Culinary Arts and Patisserie
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class36 (approximate total hours)
Work experience60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tokoroa, Whakatane
Related programmes New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 4), Restaurant Services strand;
Applied Hospitality (Level 4);

Course Aim

Gain the knowledge of the legislation, registration, licensing and compliance requirements that apply to the operation of food and beverage service establishments. Develop capability in the development of standard operating procedures to support legislative compliance with a particular focus on food control plans, health and safety, host responsibility and maintaining a responsible drinking environment.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Relate the application of legislative requirements and local council bylaws to different food and beverage service establishments including operational layout, registration and licensing considerations.
  2. Explain the requirements of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and its implications for licensed commercial establishments in relation to host responsibilities and maintaining a responsible drinking environment.
  3. Review and develop standard operating procedures and food safety programmes for food and beverage establishments to ensure licensing, registration and compliance requirements are met, monitored and maintained.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

Title Code Level Credits
Demonstrate knowledge of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and its implications for licensed premises 4646 4 2
Demonstrate knowledge of host responsibility requirements as a duty manager of licensed premises 16705 4 3

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017