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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.
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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.
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!


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!


HTN's Peter Howard Culinary Scholarship

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



ICC Sydney - current jobs and future careers

Now open, ICC Sydney is Australia’s premier fully-integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct.



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,



Aust Patisserie Academy - Learn the art of making Sourdough!

In this hands on and interactive workshop you will learn all the foundation skills of making sourdough bread, from starters, to mixing, kneading, cutting and shaping bread.

You will begin your own starter culture and learn all the essentials about feeding and maintaining your own starter culture at home, so that you can continue to bake sourdough bread for your family and friends.

At the end of the day you will have gained a solid understand of how to create your own sourdough bread, completing the day with bread that has a perfect crust, crumb and texture.

What you will learn

  • understanding of sourdough starters

  • how to make and maintain sourdough starters

  • mixing, hand kneading, cutting and moulding techniques

  • proofing techniques

  • oven set up

  • baking techniques to achieve a perfect crust.

All products produced throughout the course are shared between students to take home. Each student will take home their own starter culture.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Choose your start date

Saturday, 18 June 2016

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Saturday, 10 September 2016

Saturday, 22 October 2016


Attendance dates - 18 June 2016

Duration - 1 day

Time - 9am-3pm

Level - Beginner

Price - $260.00



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


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.



HTN Youth Skills Showcase

Hospitality Training Network (HTN) are now the largest group employer of Apprentice Chefs and Apprentice Butchers nationwide with presence in Sydney, Newcastle and Canberra.

The HTN Youth Skills Showcase took place on 26th September 2017 where the winners of two prestigious Scholarships were announced; The Australian Association of Food Professionals Margaret Fulton Scholarship as well as The Peter Howard Culinary Scholarship. The scholarships provide the next generation of culinary professionals with a unique opportunity to develop their skills in order to enjoy professional and personal successes.

HTN’s Patron Peter Howard announced the winner of the Scholarship exclusive to HTN apprentices (named in his honour).

The Australian Association of Food Professionals Margaret Fulton Scholarship
Congratulations to the winner: Tara Lockwood – Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College

Tara receives a paid one-week culinary experience interstate as well as $1,000, uniforms and a knife kit.

The HTN Peter Howard Culinary Scholarship
Congratulations to the winner: HTN apprentice Chef Mikaila Mikulic – Hosted at Campbelltown Catholic Club

Mikaila receives $5,000 cash and flights to either the UK or Asia (with thanks to Tourism Hospitality Catering Institute) to enhance her culinary career.


The event turned out to be a huge success with over 100 industry leaders that attended.

Futura Group, Krio Krush, Fraser & Hughes, Sandhurst Fine Foods, Game Farm, Australian Pork, Rivalea Australian Pork, Fonterra Food Services, HostPLUS, MEGT Australian Apprenticeships and TAFE NSW have generously supported HTN as sponsors of this initiative, ensuring that the commercial cookery sector’s future is assured.

HTN is a not for profit, group training organisation established by industry, for industryto employ hospitality apprentices and trainees and thus return to the industry highly qualified skilled technicians for the future.   HTN now employs hundreds of apprentice chefs and hospitality trainees throughout NSW and the ACT and is the leading hospitality specific group employer in Australia. We are proud to have employed, supported and mentored in excess of 12,000 apprentices to date.

For images and more information regarding this media release, please contact:  Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator Mina Makar 0408 247 078


Live and love hospitality...

Hospitality - it's not a job, it's a lifestyle



Classes will return to newly named Lilydale Lakeside campus!

Classes will return to the newly named Lilydale Lakeside campus site in February 2016 with Box Hill Institute working in partnership with William Angliss Institute and Deakin University to deliver outstanding education in the Yarra Valley.

Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert joined Minister for Education James Merlino and Minister for Children and Families Jenny Mikakos at the Lilydale campus to make the announcement of the new name plus an additional $10 million for Box Hill Institute to fast-track the new Children’s Centre and Biosecurity Centre of Excellence.


William Angliss Institute will provide expertise in its specialist areas of foods, tourism and hospitality, complementing Box Hill Institute's role in the project.

The courses on offer from William Angliss Institute include:

Certificate II in Hospitality Kitchen Operations (VET in Schools)
Certificate II in Hospitality (VET in Schools)
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery – on campus and apprenticeship
Certificate III in Tourism
Diploma of Travel and Tourism
Diploma of Hospitality


The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery will be offered as both a full-time course and as an apprenticeship program and the Certificate III in Tourism and Diploma of Travel and Tourism will have a focus on wine tourism.

A number of short courses will also be available to all members of the community and industry, especially those looking to develop specialist skills in food preparation and food service.


Fees information is available here.

William Angliss also offer many other seasonal and lifestyle courses available on their short courses website.

For more detailed information about William Angliss's campus and courses available, download the course guide.

Enquire now online via our web form or call 1300 ANGLISS


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.