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Discover Hospitality Apprenticeships

Did you know that hospitality has the highest growth of any sector? Getting into hospitality at a young age is a great way to learn skills, meet industry leaders and travel the globe. Completing an apprenticeship can also help in the long term also by enabling you to one day potentially opening your own business.

Restaurant & Catering Australia aims for an additional 250 apprenticeship commencements each in Queensland, Victoria and NSW in the hospitality sector to meet the demands of the industry

Objectives

  • Strengthen employer and community engagement with apprenticeship and training
  • Increase uptake and completion of apprenticeships and traineeship
  • Improve and enhance the quality of training being delivered
  • Create more streamlined systems and processes both for employers and learners

Give us a call if you are interested on 1300 722 878!

Claire Van Vuuren, Chef and Owner of Bloodwood Newtown  talks about strengthening employer and community engagement with apprenticeships

An apprenticeship is a great way to commence your career in the hospitality industry. Claire Van Vuuren, Chef and Owner of Bloodwood Newtown, talks about her experience of working hard and getting noticed in the industry. Like Claire, you too can be mentored by industry leading chefs and succeed in a fast-paced industry. Travel the world and commence your career in an exciting industry with a hospitality apprenticeship!

Register your interest in undertaking an apprenticeship in the hospitality industry by emailing us at restncat@restaurantcater.asn.au

Nino Zoccali of Pendolino Restaurant discusses the importance of on the job training and what doing an apprenticeship could do for you.

Nino Zoccali of Pendolino Restaurant talks about how great it is to complete an apprenticeship. An apprenticeship is a great way to get paid while you learn skills on the job.  For those who love food and wine, an apprenticeship within the hospitality can be a great career!. An apprenticeship not only teaches you on-the-job skills, but also how to run a business, gaining skills in finance, business operations, and marketing.

Register your interest in undertaking an apprenticeship in the hospitality industry by emailing us at restncat@restaurantcater.asn.au

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!

Already got a profile? Click here to login to your existing profile.

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

Chefs Table 2017

Chef’s Table 2017 showcased the best of club cuisine with 27 teams competing in a two-day MasterChef style cook-off.

Celebrating the winners Club Toukley RSL, judges Julio Azzarello, Adam Liaw, Courtney Roulston and Adam Moore praised the culinary quality being produced across the club industry.

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SA - a foodies paradise - start your career in paradise now!





South Australia is the home of Australia’s wine industry with some iconic wine regions, such as Barossa and McLaren Vale, just an hour’s drive from the city; while regions further afield offer world-acclaimed wine. South Australia is also the source of some of the best produce in the country – from the city’s stylish eateries to vineyard restaurants and beachside cafés, South Australian chefs serve up exciting and creative dishes where local, seasonal produce leads the way.


Read all about Food and Wine here


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The tourism and hospitality sector is booming and that means a couple of things - a great economic boost for SA and Australia - and a whole lot of job and career opportunities.

Start your next career and study at TAFE SA - you can study either Event Coordination, Hospitality or Travel & Tourism - all will take you one step closer to a long lasting and fabulous career.



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TAFE QLD hospitality courses - join a booming industry now!

Own your future with hospitality courses designed to help you craft incredible experiences.


The hospitality industry in Queensland is booming, with new venues and festivals making their way onto the local scene. To match this boom and the expectations of modern consumers, we have created the 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. From one course to the next, we deliver the skills needed to build a spectacular career anywhere in the world.

Whether it is in the kitchen or in front of house, this is your chance to know what excites people and how to dish it up, time and time again.

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Some of TAFE QLD's top courses in this field include:



  • Certificate III in Hospitality

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • Certificate III in Retail Baking (Bread)

  • Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined)

  • Certificate III in Retail Baking (Cake and Pastry)

  • Certificate IV in Patisserie

  • Diploma of Hospitality Management

    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

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Fancy a career in resorts?

The William Angliss Institute is an industry leader when it comes to developing world-class travel and tourism graduates, and its resort training is no exception.

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The Star Sydney is looking for Apprentice Chefs

Star Sydney are currently taking expressions of interest for enrollment in The Star Culinary Institution to start in early December.

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THREE TIPS FOR APPRENTICE CHEFS

Three tips for apprentice chefs that will serve you well for your career! Are you interested in becoming an apprentice chef? Register your interest at https://skillspassport.net/ , Email us at restncat@restaurantcater.asn.au, or call us on 1300 722 878 for more information.  

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TAFE QLD Hotel and Hospitality School

TAFE Queensland's Hotel and Hospitality School (QHHS) is training the next generation of five and six-star workers and invites outstanding applicants to join their flagship program,

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Looking for guaranteed work? Aspire is for you!

How does a guaranteed placement into some of Australia's best kitchens sound to you? Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

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HTN's Peter Howard Culinary Scholarship

Each year, HTN selects a winner of the prestigious HTN Peter Howard AM Future Chef Scholarship.

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