2022 Review of Unit Standards in the Hospitality Domains


Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council has completed review of 63 unit standards listed on the NZQA Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) in the following domains.  

Accommodation services – 15 unit standards

Catering services – 15 unit standards

Hospitality Specific Skills – 9 unit standards

Hospitality Generic – 3 unit standards

Hospitality Management – 21 unit standards

A review panel has ensured they remain fit for purpose with only minor changes. Following national consultation on the draft reviewed standards in October 2022, an application was submitted to NZQA for initial evaluation and approval in December 2022. For a summary of the main changes see below.

If you would like to contact us regarding the above project, please email qualifications@ringahora.nz

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council, Qualifications Systems Products Team

 

Main changes

Accommodation Services 

Unit standard 14458 was designated to expire. 

Catering Services 

Unit standard 22885 'Entry level’ removed from purpose statement. 

Unit standard 22887 guidance information added; All tasks are to be carried out in accordance with establishment requirements; Evidence for the practical components of this unit standard must be gathered in the workplace. ‘In accordance with establishment requirements’ removed from PCs. 

Unit standard 27946 PCs 1.3 and 1.4 combined. 

Unit standard 27948 'Entry level’ removed from purpose statement. 

Unit standard 27949 'Entry level’ removed from purpose statement. Guidance information added; All tasks are to be carried out in accordance with establishment requirements. ‘In accordance with establishment requirements’ removed from PCs. 

Unit standard 27950 'Entry level’ removed from purpose statement. Guidance information added; All tasks are to be carried out in accordance with establishment requirements. ‘In accordance with establishment requirements’ removed from PCs. Range statements for PCs 1.2 and 2.2 change from ‘include’ to ‘may include’. 

Unit standard 27951 ‘establishment’ removed from PC 2.3. ‘Service’ removed from PC 2.6. 

Unit standard 27952 Guidance information added; All tasks are to be carried out in accordance with establishment requirements. ‘In accordance with establishment requirements’ removed from PCs. Range statement for PC 1.1 change from ‘include’ to ‘may include’. 

Unit standards 27956, 27957, 28021 Guidance information added; All tasks are to be carried out in accordance with establishment requirements. ‘In accordance with establishment requirements’ removed from PCs. 

Unit standard 30896 enhanced in level to Level 3 and increased in credits to 6. 

Hospitality – Specific Skills 

Guidance information upgrade in terms of legislation. 

References and links updated in unit standards. 

Hospitality Generic 

Guidance information updated for legislation. 

Condition for performance moved from performance criteria to guidance information. 

Guidance information added; All tasks are to be carried out in accordance with establishment requirements. ‘In accordance with establishment requirements’ removed from PCs. 

Hospitality Management 

Guidance information upgrade in terms of legislation.  

Condition for performance moved from performance criteria to guidance information. 

References and links updated in unit standards.

Unit standards 14417 and 24516 are set to expire.