A hot career in hospitality
A TAFE Queensland Brisbane qualification is the secret ingredient you need for a hot career in hospitality.
From developing gastronomically delightful menus to creating star-studded events, you'll learn the skills you need to take on the world with our range of certificate and diploma courses.
Our teachers will give you the recipe for success at our state-of-the-art College of Tourism and Hospitality (COTAH). Boasting a 200 seat fine-dining restaurant, 100 seat bistro, 10 professional kitchens and a 60 seat theatre and demo kitchen, this world-class facility will have you mastering the art of working in a commercial kitchen, catering for events and functions and much more!
Major Industry Employers:
- Echo Entertainment Group including Treasury Casino, Jupiters Casino and the new Queen's Wharf complex
- Royal International Convention Centre (RNA)
- Hilton Hotel Group
- Sofitel Hotel Group
- Rydges Hotel
- Parliament House
- Watermark Hotel
Qualifications you can take anywhere:
Top reasons to study hospitality with TAFE Queensland Brisbane
- We're award winners! In 2014 we took home the gold award for Tourism Education and Training at the Queensland Tourism Awards.
- Working in our restaurant preps you for the real world of cooking and hospitality.
- Each year, recruiters from Disney World in Florida, USA will come and hand-pick students to work at Disney World during semester breaks.
- Our instructors are industry professionals and great teachers - two for the price of one!
- Study now and pay later with VET FEE-HELP for a range of diplomas.
- Flexible classes with online and evening modes of study available.
Did you know?
- Another 42,700 people are expected to be employed in the Australian hospitality industry by 2017.
I've done it!
"TAFE Queensland Brisbane gave me confidence and ammunition to succeed. They have pretty phenomenal teachers who have great connections with workplaces around Brisbane and afar. It's an education with a difference."
Nicole Blums, student, Diploma of Hospitality
Penny Takenaga of Mornington Racing Club
Penny shares her love the Mornington Peninsula, and horses of course! She always dreamed of working in a horse-related area and now she loves working in hospitality and working with a variety of people. Penny tells us about the opportunities for people re-entering the workforce in tourism and hospitality and what it takes to succeed.
Jessica Marshall of Londonderry at Red Hill
Jessica shares how her education has shaped her career and has led her to a fulfilling role in food and beverage. She shares how her employer took a chance on her and gave her every opportunity to progress her career.
Bridget De Lange of Enchanted Adventure Garden
Bridget describes her role, her lifestyle and the benefits of working on the Mornington Peninsula in an industry she loves: Tourism & Hospitality. Find out what the industry has to offer you!
Josh Tirant of Flinders Hotel
Josh Tirant is Head Chef at Flinders Hotel. In this video Josh shares his inspirations, motivations, and passion for being a chef as well as the lifestyle benefits of his profession.
Tracey Fleming of Blue Mini Cafe
Tracey speaks of starting out in hospitality at the very bottom and finding her way into business ownership and entrepreneurship. She is now her own boss and her own visionary, following and setting her dreams, every day!
Michael Cole of Georgie Bass
Michael Cole shares his love of the Mornington Peninsula's local environment and produce and the lifestyle his job as a chef provides. Be inspired to find and live a life like Michael's, loving what you do and where you do it!
Leith Gooding of Endota Spa, Red Hill
Leith tells us about her role as a business owner in tourism. She shares her vision for customer service and what it means to be a true tourism professional, ensuring that every customer is totally satisfied. She shares her tips for those seeking employment in tourism and hospitality; it's all about passion for what you do!
Young Tourism Leaders QLD - Nikki Dudley
NIKKI DUDLEY FREELANCING
Kick starting her career in the tourism mecca of Airlie Beach in 2007, Nikki subsequently pursued a tourism career via the local economic development agency, followed by the state tourism board.
Nikki now boasts over ten years’ experience in the fields of tourism marketing, communications, digital publicity, project delivery and economic development.
She currently shares her time managing three businesses, including a boutique Public Relations & Copy Writing business specialising in the tourism and construction industries, Building & Interiors business and DIY home renovation blog - nooks & cranny.
See more HERE