Youth Guarantee

Youth Guarantee


Work Hard; Dream Big; Achieve your Goals. 

Study towards a:

  • NZ Certificate in Hospitality – Level 2
  • NZ Certificate in Retail - Level 2
  • NCEA Level 2 – Vocational Pathway in Hospitality and Retail Sector

VisionWest’s Youth Guarantee Programme is open to young people between 16 and 19-years old. The programme provides quality academic training using Unit Standards to enable NCEA achievement and foundation level skills that will assist young people in pursuing further studies and achieving career goals.


Focused Training in a Friendly Environment

As a student at VisionWest Education and Training Centre, you will learn in a small classroom setting, in a friendly environment, with skilled tutors who offer extra student support when required. Alongside our practical training courses, we also focus on personal development, working towards the transformation of the individual in areas of confidence and self-esteem, with a strong emphasis on personal accountability.

We offer:

  • Free tuition
  • Travel allowance
  • Practical training and experience
  • Caring and supportive tutors and support staff
  • Practical driving training to enable students to obtain their driver's license

VisionWest Education and Training Centre Courses 

New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Level 2)

The course consists of 40 credits towards NCEA and covers practical training in:

  • Customer services and sales
  • Basic cookery methods
  • Food safety methods
  • Applying safe workplace practices
  • Teamwork and communication
New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 2)

The course consists of 40 credits towards NCEA and covers practical training in:

  • Customer services and sales
  • Consumer law
  • Theft and fraud
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Teamwork and communication
NCEA Level 2 - Vocational Pathway in Hospitality and Retail Sector

The course covers practical training in:

  • Barista knowledge and training
  • Food costing in a commercial hospitality environment
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Interview and CV preparation
  • Customer service skills and professionalism
  • Teamwork and communication

To find out more or to enroll at VisionWest Education and Training Centre, click on the Contact Us button below.


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