National Certificate in Marae Catering Level 2


This qualification will take up to 12 months to complete.


This qualification provides recognition for ringawera ('hot hands', marae caterer, kitchen worker) on the marae. It provides the knowledge and skills required for cooking routine food dishes in whare kai, including:

  • Knowledge of tikanga

  • Food preparation, including food safety

  • Cookery

  • Serving food.

Costs - Refer to the fee schedule

This cost includes learning and assessment resources, registration of achievement and Learning Support Advisor contact visits.


Click here to view the Learning and Assessment Plan for this qualification.


Click here to download a copy of our Training Agreement.


There may be additional costs if external training and assessment are required.


Contact your Skills Active Learning Support Advisor to find out more about this qualification.