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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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William Angliss Institute - Apply now for July start

Interested in becoming a leader in the Foods, Hospitality or Hotel Management industries?

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Gold Coast Tourism Week

The inaugural Gold Coast Tourism Week from 1-7 July will celebrate the significance of tourism to businesses and residents of the Gold Coast economically, culturally, socially and historically.

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HTN Apprentice Chef

Meet HTN Apprentice Abby Goodwin. Abby Goodwin entered the Proud to be a Chef Competition and was lucky enough to go to the Melbourne cook-off.

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TAFE QLD's Masterclass - whet your appetite

Yeo's (Fine Asian Foods & Beverages) delivered a stunning MasterClass at TAFE QLD's College of Tourism and Hospitality with participants thrilled and impressed with the skill of the demo chefs and the fabulous flavours produced.

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAdeAAAAJDlkZTE4OGUxLWU5NWMtNDRkMy05NzNkLTJmMGZkNzRiMzU2MwThank you to Timothy Leong, Assistant Vice President, Australia and his team for providing their expertise and sharing their creativity and passion for innovation in the Culinary Arts.

A valued supporter of COTAH and a major sponsor of our Apprentice of the Year Awards, with more than a hundred years of history & rich heritage, YEO’S has successfully established itself as a well-loved household brand not only in Singapore, but also in many countries around the world.

Qualifications you can take anywhere:



Top reasons to study hospitality with TAFE Queensland Brisbane



  • We're award winners! In 2014 we took home the gold award for Tourism Education and Training at the Queensland Tourism Awards.

  • Working in our restaurant preps you for the real world of cooking and hospitality.

  • Each year, recruiters from Disney World in Florida, USA will come and hand-pick students to work at Disney World during semester breaks.

  • Our instructors are industry professionals and great teachers - two for the price of one!

  • Study now and pay later with VET FEE-HELP for a range of diplomas.

  • Flexible classes with online and evening modes of study available.

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American foodies get a taste of Restaurant Australia

Tourism Australia and Visit Victoria showcased Australian food and wine at Los Angeles’ largest food festival in May, the Los Angeles Times Foodbowl.

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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


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Supercharged by HTN

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Restaurant Australia Television Series

TV UPDATE: Tourism Australia has partnered with The Precinct Studios to create 'Restaurant Australia', an original three-part television series showcasing modern Australian cuisine to the world. The series follows renowned chefs, Neil Perry, Ben Shewry, and Peter Gilmore as they come together to create a uniquely Australian menu that is set to impress some of the world’s toughest critics. Watch the trailer ‪#‎restaurantaustralia‬ ‪#‎savouraus‬

Topics: media, television
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HTN - Total Chef Professional Program

Take your Passion to a Professional Level. Obtain a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and realise your dreams with workplace experiences, masterclasses, competitions and more!

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