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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!

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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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!


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!


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!


Total Chef Aspire - realise your aspirations at HTN

Check out HTN's ASPIRE Students. They are all at the end of their 3rd week of the program and have already learnt many useful skills, tips, tricks and techniques they can use!


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HTN Recruit

The hospitality landscape is changing and HTN has adapted to the increasing demand for qualified, talented and knowledgeable hospitality staff.



Apply now for a July start at William Angliss!

William Angliss Institute is accepting enrolments for a midyear intake for Commercial Cookery, Patisserie and Hospitality Management, so why wait any longer to pursue your passion?



Restaurant Australia - Australian Tourism

Tourism Australia has produced a series of videos showcasing tourism businesses from around the country who are great examples of Restaurant Australia.



Master of Food Systems and Gastronomy at William Angliss

Do you want to generate positive change within the food system?



Aust Patisserie Academy - Baked Tarts Course - enrol now!

Come and join in a hands-on interactive class and learn all the basic skills that need to be considered when it comes to baking tarts at The Australian Patisserie Academy. This class is designed to provide you with important baking techniques that will enhance your ability to succeed with any future recipes. The recipes learned in this class will provide you with a good foundation to explore your own tart combinations and impress your loved once.

What you will learn 

  • how to make a classic Tarte Bourdaloue / French pear tart

  • how to make a baked citrus and passion fruit tart

  • how to make a  chocolate and pecan tart

    • make pâte sucrée

    • make a velvet chocolate filling

    • make a smooth and balanced citrus filling

    • make frangipane

  • learn how to prepare and bake tarts so that they are evenly baked and smooth textured

  • assemble, glaze and finish your tarts professionally

Everything created in class is for students to take home, all materials are included in the cost of the course. A recipe booklet is provided as part of the course.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Choose your start date

Attendance dates - 28 May 2016 - SPECIAL DEAL

Duration - 1 day

Time - 9am-3pm

Level - Beginner

Price - $195.00

Appropriate clothing must be worn at all times including long pants, a cotton shirt with sleeves and fully closed-in, flat, non-slip shoes.


Apply now for April intake with Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School

BMIHMS is Australia’s number one hotel school for hospitality management education (TNS, 2013). They provide internationally recognised hospitality and business degree courses that are highly respected within the global hotel, restaurant, catering and event management industries.

When you study with BMIHMS, you’ll be able to combine your interest in business and passion for hospitality and embark on a career path that will potentially take you all around the world – and there has never been a better time for you to consider a career in one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Students know that BMIHMS launches successful careers

  • 95% of BMIHMS graduates were in full time employment within three months of graduating; significantly higher than the national average of 68.1% (Graduate Careers Australia, 2015).

  • 91% of graduates feel satisfied with their current jobs

  • 92% of graduates would recommend BMIHMS

  • 98% of graduates would hire a BMIHMS graduate

Watch what a ‘day in the life’ of a bachelor of business student at BMIHMS at Torrens University is really like.


You can choose to study an undergraduate business degree in International Hotel and Resort Managementor International Event Management.

BMIHMS also provide Masters Degree Programs, which include International Hotel Management and Global Business Management.

Through BMIHMS’ extensive industry partnerships, you will be able to enhance your career prospects, by developing crucial contacts and peer networks in hospitality management.

Our graduates work all around the world in successful careers ranging from general management, sales and marketing, revenue management, events management, catering, hospitality management – the options are endless.

So what are you waiting for? Enquire now


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