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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.
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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!

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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Looking for guaranteed work? Aspire is for you!

How does a guaranteed placement into some of Australia's best kitchens sound to you? Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

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TAFE SA introduces scholarship to support SA women looking for careers in wine!!

TAFE SA Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and French wine scholar Gill Gordon-Smith says she had been inspired by the inaugural Australian Women in Wine Awards in 2015 to show support to other women keen to develop their career in the industry.

 

About Wine and Viticulture


Courses in wine production prepare graduates for work in the wine industry. Depending on the specialisation area/s chosen, graduates develop the skills and knowledge to manage the cultivation and development of vines, work as a vineyard owner or manager. Students also develop skills, knowledge and experience in wine and regional food production, processing and evaluation, including evaluation of tourism opportunities.

Check out the range of wine and viticulture courses at TAFE SA by clicking here

Women who are working in the wine industry in South Australia, and are willing to commit to studies in 2016-17, are eligible for the scholarship, which is to complete WSET Level 2 or 3 Award in Wine and Spirits at TAFE SA’s Barossa, Urrbrae or McLaren Vale campuses.

More information on venues and course dates can be found here

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Could you be the next godfather of food?

The godfather of modern cuisine, Marco Pierre White, kicked off this year's Margaret River Gourmet Escape.

The original rock star chef, and the youngest ever to have been awarded three Michelin stars, is a headline attraction for this year's culinary festival which starts on Friday.

Margaret River Gourmet Escape's ability to attract the best chefs in the world was one of the keys to the event's success. Over the years, local, national and international chefs of note have embraced the Margaret River Gourmet Escape experience, resulting in worldwide media coverage of Western Australia's South-West region and showcasing WA's amazing food and wine.

UnknownDo you see yourself as the next rock star chef - or indeed the next godfather of modern cuisine? Why not start the ball rolling now - apply for an apprenticeship, enrol in a course, start your skills passport and get going in an industry that's growing fast and in need of people like you!

Why not enter a competition to win an Apple Watch while you are reading through the 'Discover ' websites - it's a winning recipe all round!

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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.

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Tourism, hospitality and events courses at TAFE NSW

With the right mix of skills, experience, and a TAFE NSW qualification, you can have an exciting career in this huge growth industry anywhere in the world.

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Hospitality and Tourism - TAFE QLD will prepare you for a successful career

Enter the lucrative industry of hospitality and tourism and learn skills that can land you a job anywhere in the world.

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Australian Tourism Awards - 2017 Winners

The Australian Tourism Awards are the tourism industry’s peak Awards – recognising and promoting excellence in tourism.

First established by the Federal Government in 1985, the Australian Tourism Awards are now owned and managed by Australian Tourism Awards Inc, on behalf of the tourism industry.

A wide and diverse range of tourism businesses enter their state and territory Tourism Awards. Over 200 reach the prestigious status of becoming a national finalist.

Winners from these finalists are announced at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards Ceremony in front of an audience of their industry leaders and peers.

The prestigious Hall of Fame trophy is awarded to an entrant who has won the same category for three consecutive years.

See the 2017 winners HERE

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International Hospitality Service Program at TAFE QLD

The International Hospitality Service Program is an exclusive program designed to develop frontline food and beverage service skills for work in luxury, five and six star properties

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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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