Things You Need For A Hospitality Job

Considered a career in hospitality? Hospitality jobs have always been a great opportunity as there are always openings and vacancies within the retailing and hospitality sector with 6,100 people hired in Australia per year.

With a hospitality qualification, you can picture yourself working as a:

  • Front office supervisor
  • Hotel manager
  • Housekeeper
  • Operations manager
  • Catering manager
  • Café owner
  • Operations manager
  • Concierge


Things you would need:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well with people
  • Confidence
  • Consistency with your service

Education/Qualifications
There are plenty of hospitality courses that future workers can choose from. You may need to obtain a couple of hospitality certificates and statement of attainments in order for you to be considered for hiring. Here are some Hospitality courses available in NSW.

Certificate II and III in Hospitality
– TAFE: Illawarra, South Coast & Southern Highlands, North Coast, Northern Sydney, Riverina, Sydney, Western NSW, Western Sydney

Certificate II and III in Food Processing
– TAFE: North Coast

Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
– TAFE: Illawarra, South Coast & Southern Highlands, North Coast, Northern Sydney, Riverina, Sydney, Western NSW, Western Sydney

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
– TAFE: Illawarra, South Coast & Southern Highlands, New England, North Coast, Northern Sydney, Riverina, South Western Sydney, Sydney, Western NSW, Western Sydney.

Statement of Attainment in Food Safety Supervision
– TAFE: Illawarra, South Coast & Southern Highlands, New England, North Coast, Northern Sydney, Riverina, South Western Sydney, Sydney, Western NSW, Western Sydney.

Work Experience 
Before you start the job, your employer would most likely ask you to obtain a Working With Children’s check and police check. This ensures that you are a trustworthy employee with no record of a criminal background.

A good supplier of Police checks is National Crime Check. National Crime Check provides police checks online making very easy to get a police clearance.

 

Joseph Campbell

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