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Skills Passport: Your online professional portfolio!Track your training and career achievements in your very own Skills Passport.

Free, convenient and secure, the online Skills Passport allows you to house your CV, career plan, qualifications, achievements, and references in one convenient and highly functional place!

Once you’ve created your Skills Passport profile you can search and apply for jobs within the system, knowing that employers will be able to instantly review your Skills Passport profile. Presenting yourself to potential employers has never been easier!

Head on over and create your Skills Passport profile now!

What's in it for me?

Skills Passport: Your online professional portfolio!

Your own online professional portfolio, visible to 10s of thousands of employers who are looking for new and skilled team members, just like you!

Employers are using Skills Passport as their priority for finding just the right person today!

Upload your details, your gravatar, as well as the following professional information about yourself:

  • Your education
  • Your employment history
  • Your achievements
  • Referee details and references
  • Your vision (or your career plan to be dull about it)
  • Your CV

All these details (and more to come) will be visible to Skills Passport employers.

In addition, you can search for and find jobs, often exclusive to Skills Passport members, and customise your profile by way of the types of position you are looking for, so that employers can zero in on you, yes you, putting you at the front of the queue and ready to take on that role!

Head on over and create your Skills Passport profile now!

Should I bother?

Skills Passport: Your online professional portfolio!

Skills Passport is growing rapidly, and so are the things you can do there! Soon you’ll be able to create your own video and image gallery so that you can demonstrate your skills in realtime!

You’ll also be able to create your own PDF version of your CV, your Skills Passport in portable form, including all your details above and links to your video and image gallery and online Skills Passport. Exposing yourself (in a good way) has never been easier!

Not only that, but your online Skills Passport will have its own URL and you will be able to apply for jobs within Skills Passport itself, cutting through the masses of applicants and ensuring that you get noticed! Skills Passport employers are using the system to reduce time in wading through applicants and are prioritising applicants with a fully populated, impressive (like you), Skills Passport online portfolio.

SO…get involved and expose yourself now! Visit Skills Passport to create your profile and get busy. Your next big thing is waiting for you! What are you waiting for?

Apprentice Skills Pathways

Let us help ignite your career

Apply to be part of the Skills Pathways Program and we’ll find the right apprenticeship and training for you. We’ll match you with the right restaurant and registered training organisation. Importantly we’ll provide on-going support and a Skills Passport to monitor your progress along the way.

The initial phase of this program covers the following 4 courses:

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery — Apprenticeship

You will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge needed to operate as a trade cook in a commercial kitchen. You will learn how to produce quality foods, plan menus, control costs and work as part of a team in a hospitality environment. Practice skills will be developed for the hygienic preparation and service of a range of meals in a professional manner. The course also contains a range of elective units specific for various industry sectors.
Download the brochure (PDF 500KB)

  • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

This certificate is for qualified cooks and recognises prior learning and training. This course builds on your trade qualification and will develop your knowledge and understanding of hospitality management. You will gain an additional skills set encompassing human resources, customer service, finance and work health and safety practices, whilst exercising your own judgement and flair.
Download the brochure (PDF 500KB)

  • Certificate III in Hospitality (Apprenticeship — Front of House)

This competency-based pathway program provides entry-level practical skills and relevant theoretical knowledge in: providing service to customers, safe work practices , coaching, hygiene practises for food safety, introduction to food knowledge, food and beverage service, coffee and beverage knowledge. The course also contains a range of electives that will enhance your skill set.
Download the brochure (PDF 500KB)

  • Apprentice Supervision

Have you considered a supervisory role? The Skills Pathways Program can support you in undertaking formal training that assists in the effective management of apprentices and identifies what to do and where to go for support, such as the Apprenticeship Mentors at Restaurant & Catering Australia.
Download the brochure (PDF 500KB)

The registered training organisations participating in this Skills Pathways Program are:


Apply online now!

CAREERS

Learn how Discover Your Career can help you!

Learn how searching for hospitality and tourism jobs and training opportunities is made easy via Discover Your Career and Skills Passport.

What can I do?

The hospitality industry is growing and there’s a shortage of good people to fill these great jobs right now!

CAREERS

Food & Beverage courses at TAFE SA - get cooking in you career

Industry Description - Food and Beverage


Careers in food-processing and wine industries provide an exciting challenge in the 21st Century. The food and beverage industry includes careers in the meat, seafood, wine, dairy (including cheese making), olive oil production, confectionery, aerated waters, brewing industries and involves, in many instances, being able to cook, bake, operate in a food laboratory completing chemical and microbiological testing. Development of new food and beverages is creative, while technical skills in the production of nutritional, functional and safe foods through quality control are also taught. Careers can encompass wine processing workers, wine tourism, cellar door sales, retail butchering, meat processing, smallgoods or cheese manufacture, brewing and food technology.

Baking


Certificate II in Food Processing

6 weeks Full Time

Certificate III in Retail Baking (Cake and Pastry)

6 months Full Time

Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread)

6 months Full Time

Certificate III in Patisserie

6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Certificate IV in Advanced Baking

12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Certificate IV in Patisserie

12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Diploma of Food Processing (Specialising in Baking)

24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

 

Cooking


Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

3 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Certificate III in Catering Operations

6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

 

Food Technology


 

Certificate III Program in Food Processing (Artisan Cheese)

12 months Part Time

Diploma of Food Processing

12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Diploma of Food Science and Technology

12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Diploma of Quality Auditing

24 months Part Time

Diploma Program in Food Processing (Artisan Cheese)

12 months Full Time

Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship for Food and Wine

6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Graduate Diploma of Entrepreneurship for Food and Wine

12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

 

Meat Processing  


Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

10 weeks Full Time

Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - General)

6 months Full Time

Certificate III in Meat Processing (Boning Room)

6 months Full Time

Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)

24 months Part Time

Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)

24 months Part Time

Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)

24 months Part Time

 

Wine and Viticulture 


 

Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations

12 months Part Time

Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations

12 months Part Time

Diploma of Food and Wine Management

12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Diploma of Viticulture

48 months Part Time

 

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Regency International Centre is a world-class facility that delivers training in cookeryhospitalitybakerybutcheryfitness & tourism and food processing.waitress355

In addition, it proudly boasts a state-of-the-art brewery, cheese-making facility, coffee academy and winery, and runs industry-based courses through these facilities. The centre also includes training facilities such as Graduates Restaurant and Results Cafe.
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The centre trains some 8000 students annually, either on campus, in industry, or through our online programs.

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Careers in food-processing and wine industries provide an exciting challenge in the 21st Century. The food and beverage industry includes careers in the meat, seafood, wine, dairy (including cheese making), olive oil production, confectionery, aerated waters, brewing industries and involves, in many instances, being able to cook, bake, operate in a food laboratory completing chemical and microbiological testing.Graduates_Restaurant106w

Development of new food and beverages is creative, while technical skills in the production of nutritional, functional and safe foods through quality control are also taught. Careers can encompass wine processing workers, wine tourism, cellar door sales, retail butchering, meat processing, smallgoods or cheese manufacture, brewing and food technology.

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