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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!

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!

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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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CAREERS

Ever wondered how to make a career out of travelling?

Australia's travel and tourism industry attracts hundreds of thousands of people to Australia each year.


There are a wide range of jobs available in a variety of sectors including travel agencies, travel wholesalers, visitor information centres, tour operators, cruising, guiding, and events. At TAFE NSW, you can gain all the practical skills essential to a tourism career from our experienced teachers, such as managing finances, marketing, leading and managing people, customer service, developing tourism products and more.





  • Certificate IV in Travel & Tourism SIT40116

  • Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management SIT50116

  • Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism SIT60116


FIND OUT MORE HERE

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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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CAREERS

FREE courses over summer - enrol now for January 2016 start!

Step into TAFE SWSi for free over summer*


Eligible students can now enrol fee-FREE into a trade and career readiness program, or part-qualification program at TAFE SWSi.

You can then use this opportunity to transition to a full qualification with a fee-free scholarship** in 2016.

 

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for a place in a government subsidised course you must be:

•an Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or New Zealand citizen

•aged 15 years or older

•have completed year 10 (or its equivalent) and be eligible to leave school under NSW Education Amendment (school leaving age) Regulation 2009

•living or working in NSW

** check here to see if you’re eligible for a fee-free scholarship

 

See below for available programs


You can enrol directly in a course or call 13 7974 for more information:

 

Hospitality


FEE FREE

Espresso Coffee Service

Wetherill Park

12 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Food Safety Supervision

Wetherill Park

12 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Espresso Coffee Service

Wetherill Park

19 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Food Safety Supervision

Wetherill Park

18 January 2015

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FEE FREE

Responsible Service of Alcohol

Wetherill Park

11 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Responsible Service of Alcohol

Wetherill Park

18 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Responsible Conduct of Gaming

Wetherill Park

13 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Responsible Conduct of Gaming

Wetherill Park

20 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Responsible Service of Alcohol

Campbelltown

13 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Responsible Service of Alcohol

Campbelltown

14 January 2016

Enrol Now

FEE FREE

Responsible Service of Alcohol

Campbelltown

18 January 2016

Enrol Now

FEE FREE

Responsible Service of Alcohol

Campbelltown

19 January 2016

Enrol Now

FEE FREE

Responsible Conduct of Gaming

Campbelltown

15 January 2016

Enrol Now

FEE FREE

Responsible Conduct of Gaming

Campbelltown

20 January 2016

Enrol Now

FEE FREE

Responsible Conduct of Gaming

Campbelltown

21 January 2016

Enrol Now

FEE FREE

Food Safety Supervision

Campbelltown

18 January 2016

Enrol Now

FEE FREE

Food Safety Supervision

Campbelltown

20 January 2016

Enrol Now

FEE FREE

Espresso Coffee Service

Campbelltown

19 January 2016

Enrol Now

FEE FREE

Espresso Coffee Service

Campbelltown

21 January 2016

Enrol Now

 

Travel and Tourism


FEE FREE

Tourism Operations Pathway (Fastrack)

Bankstown

4 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Tourism - Trade and Career Readiness

Bankstown

11 January 2016

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FEE FREE

Use Computerised Reservations or Operations Systems (Galileo)

Bankstown

11 January 2016

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Butcher Aspire - put some meat on your career bones!

Interested in starting your butchery career? HTN is looking for individuals to undertake the HTN Aspire Program at Granville TAFE with the opportunity to score a butchery apprenticeship with HTN at the end.

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Master of Food Systems and Gastronomy at William Angliss

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

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TAFE NSW: Cookery and Wine Courses

Do you have a passion for food or wine? A chef or sommelier course will put you in the world of great taste.

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Launch a career in tourism - QLD Young Tourism Leaders

There’s never been a better time to launch a career in tourism. From hotels, resorts, transport and travel, tourist attractions and adventure tours – the possibilities are endless to build a successful, lifelong career.

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There’s nothing like Australia – especially when it comes to quality food and wine experiences

In response to the growing demand globally for food and wine as part of the travel experience, Tourism Australia’s There’s Nothing Like Australia campaign put the spotlight on Australia’s finest array of produce served in the most stunning locations in the world. Since the start of Restaurant Australia (Dec 13),  food and wine spend has grown over $1 billion ($1.03 billion or 24.6 per cent). Food and wine now accounts for one in five dollars spent by international tourists in Australia.

As interest continues to grow in Australia’s vibrant culinary scene thanks to our Restaurant Australia campaign, creative businesses around the country are finding new ways to tap into this exciting opportunity. Here are some fantastic examples - watch here