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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.
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  • 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.
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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!

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Two apprentice chefs win UK scholarship to St John

Two William Angliss Institute apprentices have won scholarships for an international work experience opportunity at Fergus Henderson’s St John Restaurant in London.Third-year apprentices Alex Reddrop-Birchmore and Lachlan Maddigan were selected as joint winners.

As ambassador for the scholarship on behalf of the William Angliss Institute Foundation, head chef at The European, Ian Curley selected the winners from a strong shortlist of four finalists.

The application process included a written application, interview and a day cooking with Ian Curley at The European.

Ian said he was impressed by the skill level of all of the apprentices and he selected these apprentices based on their outstanding skills and professional attitudes. “We decided both these chefs deserved the opportunity to go to London. Alex and Lachlan both have skill levels which offer an advantage to both William Angliss Institute and St John,” Ian said.

Working in Ballarat at Craig’s Royal Hotel and at The European one day a week, Alex said it was a huge honour to be selected to win the scholarship to go overseas and work in a world-class establishment. “My future plans are to finish my apprenticeship and go overseas and work for a while, so I will make the most of this opportunity to gain as much knowledge and experience as I can,” Alex said.

As an apprentice at Fatto Bar & Cantina, Lachlan said winning the scholarship meant the world to him, especially experiencing the world of food in London at such a young age. “After I complete my qualification, next year I plan to begin my traveling journey learning the culinary arts throughout Europe, North & South America and Asia.   I want to bring back what I learn on my travels and hopefully excite the taste buds of our country and the world.

The winners will cook with Fergus Henderson for one month in the second half of 2016.

William Angliss Institute Manager for food trades and culinary arts, Mark Agius said the Institute worked hard to provide world class opportunities for its apprentices. “With our strong industry links we are able to offer students first-hand industry training opportunities. This international scholarship offers these two promising apprentices an opportunity to have exposure to an iconic restaurant and kickstart their careers,” Mark said.

The scholarship is provided by the William Angliss Institute Foundation which provides educational opportunities and financial assistance to support disadvantaged students in achieving their career ambitions.


Aspirations for a new career? Apply to Total Chef Aspire now!

Total Chef Aspire is a selective program which includes an intensive 4 week course, followed by a paid work placement – a quality apprenticeship, supported by dedicated Mentor Chefs.


3 days practical tuition per week (for 4 weeks) and 2 days work placement (for 4 weeks) in some of the best establishments.

Upon Competent Completion - the potential for paid placement in a high end commercial kitchen. Learn while you earn.

At the completion of the program, you will hold units of competency that will be credits towards a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery. You will be career ready and will have the opportunity to progress to an apprenticeship with HTN Professional or HTN Executive and be recognised for your prior learning.


ASPIRE starts soon… Apply today!

HTN is now welcoming all applicants - START your career today!



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