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NEW - Study & Work!

Written by on October 14th, 2015.      0 comments

NEW from Crown Institute - Study and Work! Study for 42 or 72 weeks at Crown and we will enrol you in this exciting new course - free of charge.

What is Study and Work?

  • You will learn the skills needed by the companies who will hire you after you graduate. You work and earn money during your course.
  • You attend Study and Work alongside your travel, tourism, hospitality or business Certificate or Diploma 
  • Study and Work has been designed with the help of employers, recruitment agents, school teachers and career counsellors.

What is included in Study and Work?

  • Free professional training in employment skills and customer service from Function Staff, our Study and Work partners.
  • Guaranteed paid employment with Function Staff during your course.
  • Free personal and hair styling and make-up training from a famous professional grooming school.
  • Free 1-1 CV preparation, career advice and interview skills with Crown's employment team.
Conditions apply.

For more information please call 0800 357 316 or email info@crown.ac.nz
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Build Your Employability: Gain Work Experience While You Study at Crown

Written by Amy Tregidga on February 27th, 2014.      0 comments

At Crown we understand the importance of our students gaining valuable work experience. Real skills and experience give you employability and are essential for even an entry-level role in the hospitality industry!
Graduates from Crown who have had some work experience are more successful in finding jobs in their chosen industry, as they have been exposed to the working world while studying.
Three of Crown's Travel, Tourism & Airline Studies Certificate students had the great opportunity to help the lovely people at Discover America at their event at SkyCity last week. Their main role at the event was to meet and greet travel agents and direct them to their seats. Eunice Heywood Almario, Venus Hertz Alviola and Reece Main only started their course at Crown on 3 February 2014 and have been able to network with industry people already!
The recent NRL Auckland Nines competition was another opportunity for Crown students to gain valuable paid work experience with Function Staff. Students worked in various roles at Eden Park from Corporate Box Hosts to Duty Managers.  In fact seven of Crown’s current students and recent graduates were Duty Managers at the event!
This weekend, approximately ten students will be working at Mt Smart Stadium for the Bruce Springsteen concert!
If you would like more information about studying at Crown, call us today on 0800 357 316, email info@crown.ac.nz or click HERE to complete an enrolment form.
The next intake for the National Diploma in Hospitality Management and New Zealand Diploma in Business is 10 March 2014.
The Crown Certificate in International Travel, Tourism & Airline Studies, Crown Certificate in International Hospitality – Food & Beverage Service and Crown Certificate in International Hospitality – Hotel Services & Reception Operations starts 24 March 2014.

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Crown's Industry Day - 14th November 2013

Written by Natalie Tolhopf on November 1st, 2013.      0 comments

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Crown Students Getting Great Real Work at Functions!

Written by Brodie Croucher on October 29th, 2013.      0 comments

Our friends at Function Staff regularly hire Crown students to work at exciting functions at great locations around Auckland. Recently, Crown students have gained valuable experience at the following places, and been paid for it!
  • Mt Smart Stadium (for Warriors Rugby League matches)
  • Eden Park Stadium (for an All Blacks Rugby Union test match)
  • KPMG - Cocktail Class
  • Ellerslie Race Course
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • SkyCity Hotel and Casino complex
  • The Heritage Hotel
Function Staff would like to make a special mention of the following students who have recently done a great job!
Chris Saw has worked at the Heritage Hotel, Crowne Plaza Hotel and the Ellerslie Race Course. These clients all ask for Chris by name!
Kaurasi Wasile has done some excellent work at Crowne Plaza Hotel and Eden Park and Andreas Vakaafi performed very well at both Eden Park and Mt Smart Stadia.
Kevin Lam, a recent Crown graduate, still picks up some work through Function Staff. He’s so good at what he does that he’s one of the first hospitality workers that Function Staff contacts.
Function Staff will also be looking for Work Experience volunteers to assist at the City Surf Series at Mission Bay over the summer.
Add experience to your CV by working with Function Staff; it perfectly complements the skills your gaining in your Crown hospitality course.

Below are some pictures of students working at the Ellerslie Race Course over Labour Weekend.

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National Diploma in Hospitality Management course – Gain three diplomas and a certificate in just 18 months of study!

Written by Amy Tregidga on August 6th, 2013.      0 comments

The National Diploma in Hospitality Management (level five on the national framework) is a widely recognised and highly regarded qualification, not just in New Zealand, but overseas as well.  Crown Institute has been offering the course for over twelve years now and we’ve seen hundreds of graduates gain exciting jobs in a variety of different areas in the hospitality industry.
The Crown course is comprised of four fourteen-week terms, a total on just 56 weeks.  Each term students gain a thorough understanding of skills required to work in the hospitality sector including…
  1. Commercial accommodation management
  2. Business management
  3. Food and beverage management
  4. Human resource management
Along with the National Diploma in Hospitality Management students also gain the City & Guilds (London) Diploma in Reception Operations and Services and the National Certificate in Hospitality Front Office Level 3.
Our students are encouraged to take part in Crown‘s Work Experience Programme as part of their training.  This gives you the opportunity to network with people working in the hospitality sector and gain a real insight into different areas of the industry.  Click HERE to find out more about the programme.
And by completing just three more business papers, you can also achieve the New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM) Diploma in Management (level five).
That’s three diplomas and a certificate in only 18 months of study!
Some of Crown Institute’s recent graduates are working on Super Yachts, running their own establishments, training new recruits and working in some of Auckland’s prestigious hotels.
To find out more about studying hospitality at Crown Institute, contact Crown Institute on 0800 357 316 or info@crown.ac.nz.  Our next courses start 2 September 2013.

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