National Certificate III in Food and Beverage Services Personnel

6 Months
MNQF Level 3


Food and Beverage Services Personnel or Waiter in the Maldivian context is a service provider in the field of Tourism & Hospitality. The Waiter is expected to work under the supervision of a Head Waiter or any other person who is a professional of the field that could provide the required guidance and supervision. The Waiter shall serve guests by taking orders, serving food, preparing tables and processing payments. An important part of the work is to make guests feel welcome and comfortable during their meal.


Purpose of the qualification 

The holders of this qualification are expected to work as an Assistant Waiter, mainly in a restaurant, catering firms, cafeterias, homes, specialty food outlets and will be working under the supervision of a Waiter


Qualification Code: TOU11SQ1L318


1.        Observe personal and work place hygiene practices

2.        Practice health, safety and security practices

3.        Provide effective customer care

4.         Practice effective workplace communication

5.         Perform computer operations

6.         Develop and upkeep industry knowledge

7.         Prepare restaurant for service

8.         Demonstrate knowledge of basic service utensils

9.         Take food and beverage orders

10.         Serve and clear food

General Entry

  • Completion of Basic Education OR
  • Attainment of a Level 2 qualification.

Alternative Entry

  • 18 years old AND ability to communicate in the language of instruction


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