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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!


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?

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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!



ICC Sydney - current jobs and future careers

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


NSW Seafood Survey - can you help?

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QTIC Young Professionals - nominations closing 6 November

Are you a young professional in the tourism and hospitality industry or know someone who is? Expressions of interest are now open to participate in one of the most exclusive mentoring programs available in Queensland.

The QTIC Young Professionals Mentoring Program allows a competitive edge for employees in the industry who are 35 years or younger to gain professional development, knowledge and skills through the sharing of information and experience matched with a senior industry professional.

2017 Program

QTIC’s respected program, entering its 6th successful year, invites tourism industry employees under 35 years of age to nominate for the 2017 QTIC Young Professionals Mentoring Program.

The program offers exceptional professional development and allows participants to gain knowledge and skills through the sharing of information and experience with a senior industry professional.

Running from February to July, up to 15 young professionals will be offered the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Program. Scheduled monthly meetings between mentors and mentees are structured to include relevant and individually tailored discussion topics and tasks.

Previous mentees have praised the program for its effectiveness in developing their career direction and progression, guidance and insight into their industry and personal growth.

Download information flyer

Eligibility criteria

  • Are you aged 35 or under?

  • Have you worked in the tourism/hospitality industry for at least 12 months (full or part time)?

  • Is your employer a QTIC member? OR Are you a student completing your final year of studies with a QTIC member training institution?

  • Do you have approval from your employer or training institution to participate?

Nominations for the 2017 Program close Sunday 6 November 2016.

NB: Please note that nominating does not guarantee a place in the program. Participants will be selected according to application, interview and the ability to match a suitable mentor in the sector and region of participants. There is a strict limit of places available for this program.

To register your interest you will need to add a "ticket" to the shopping cart and complete the webform. 

For more information on the program, please contact click here or contact QTIC on (07) 3236 1445 or via businesssupport@qtic.com.au

*You must be logged into the QTIC website to apply. If you are not a member or do not have a login you will need to create an account.



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Meet QTIC's intern Shanshan Fan

As an international student from China, my name is Shanshan Fan and it is my last semester of a Master Degree of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management at The University of Queensland. I have enjoyed my major so far and look forward to working in the exciting tourism industry.

Before coming to the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC), I completed internships with Ecotourism Australia, Brisbane Marketing (Brisbane Visitor Information Centre), Travello App and Live For Travel as well as being involved in the 2016 Australia Tourism Exchange as the interpreter. Through these experiences, I have enjoyed learning different insights into the tourism industry in Australia and feel inspired to continue my journey in the tourism industry.

As the peak industry body for tourism in Queensland, I feel honoured to join the great team at QTIC as an intern. I’m looking forward to learning more about team participation, dynamics and project coordination and feel that my time at QTIC will help me to build a long-term career path in the tourism industry on a global platform. I’m very proud of my Chinese background and look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with the team – I love meeting new people, learning and having fun along the way!




Master of Food Systems and Gastronomy at William Angliss

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


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Sydney TAFE - Ultimo Orientation Day - 17th February!

Ultimo Orientation Day 

O' Day 2016

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 
11:30am to 2:00pm


Building E courtyard, Ultimo College

Come to Ultimo TAFE Orientation Day.

  • Live entertainment

  • Fun activities

  • BBQ

Find out how these services can help you:

  • Aboriginal support

  • Careers Connect

  • Child Care Services

  • Counselling and Career Development

  • Disability Support

  • Learner Support

  • Legal Services

  • Library

  • QUEST Environmental Group

  • Security

  • Student Association

  • World Skills