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Why take a course in Hospitality and Tourism?

Do you like the idea of having a job that you can travel with and meet different people from all walks of life through? A career in Hospitality and Tourism might be a rewarding choice for you. 

Did you know that the tourism and hospitality industries are the world’s largest employers? Plus, there is an increasing demand for tourism graduates who have business management skills and training.

Choose your own adventure.

Hospitality and Tourism courses will give you skills you need to achieve your career goals, whether that is working as a head chef or opening your own restaurant. There is no limit to where you can go and what you can achieve with a qualification in hospitality and tourism. 

At Central Regional TAFE, we believe in providing practical, industry-relevant training that prepares you to excel in real workplaces. Our state-of-the-art facilities and industry partnerships will ensure that you have everything you need to get where you want to go.

Did you know?

Tourism encourages and creates leisure activities for travellers in new places while hospitality includes all accommodation, food and beverage services. Together it is a large and very important industry for Australia’s economy.

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Reasons to study in this industry

  • Travel agents often get to travel the world as a part of their job.
  • Careers in tourism and hospitality are diverse, creative and people-centred so they offer a wide variety of interesting roles.
  • This industry many opportunities for young people looking for their first job, or for mature aged workers looking to re-enter the workforce.

MySkills, Succeed Publication | National Skills Commission

Baking has long been celebrated as a way to create good food and sustenance throughout the years. Over time, humans have honed the craft and produced gorgeous creations by baking. In France, there is even a specific term that’s been used worldwide for bakeries that specialise in pastries and sweets. Patisseries have master pastry chefs creating delicious cakes, tarts, and pastries, and that could be you.

Baking and Patisserie Courses

The cookery and hospitality industries are seeking talented and qualified staff in Western Australia. Achieve your career goals, whether you want to be the head chef at a top restaurant, open your own restaurant, organise events, or produce fresh baked goods; the career paths you can follow are plentiful.

Commercial Cookery Courses

Want to work in a dynamic and growing industry? Like fast-paced, collaborative environments? A career in hospitality might be a good fit for you. Take a hospitality course at Central Regional TAFE and get hands-on practical training at our award-winning Zeewijk Training Restaurant at the Geraldton Campus or at state-of-the-art facilities at other campuses. You will also gain practical experience and opportunities to make industry connections by working at real events as part of your training.

If you are particularly interested in commercial cookery or baking and patisserie, we offer specialised courses and traineeships to get you the skills and experiences you need for a rewarding career in hospitality.

Hospitality Courses

Want to learn the skills and knowledge to sell goods to customers? Our Retail Services courses will teach you about controlling and maintaining stock, how to prevent theft, how to provide excellent customer service and how to work effectively as part of a team. These courses can lead to a career as a sales assistant, point-of-sale operator or customer service assistant.

Retail Courses

Do you want to work with people who are visiting Australia, providing them with advice or showing them attractions? Study tourism with us at Central Regional TAFE and kickstart a career in an industry with growing job demand. Tourism courses at Central Regional TAFE will give you extensive knowledge and practical skills to excel in the workplace, including how to arrange travel bookings, use reservation computer systems and plan international and local holidays for clients.

Travel and Tourism Courses

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    Barista Coffee Short Course

    State ID D9780P
    In this short course you will learn and gain knowledge in the basics of espresso coffee, as well as coffee cultivation and processing, roasting and blending, different coffee styles, coffee bean storage, grinder setting, milk texturing, and how to operate and clean a commercial espresso machine.
    Campuses
    • Geraldton
    • Kalgoorlie
    • Northam

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Barista Skill Set

    State ID KAD84
    Learn the Art of Crafting the Perfect Brew. Throughout the course, you will explore the nuances of different coffee origins, roasts, and brewing methods, empowering you to tailor your craft to suit diverse tastes. By the end, you will emerge as a skilled barista ready to delight customers with...
    Campuses

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

    National ID SIT30821 | State ID BHR9

    Great skills coming right up!

    Throughout this course, you will produce dishes suitable for different cultural and dietary requirements and learn about cleaning, first aid, food safety programs, hygiene and workplace health and safety.

    Upon successfully completing this...

    Campuses
    • Geraldton
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • On campus
    • Workplace

    Certificate II in Cookery

    National ID SIT20421 | State ID BHS1
    Build on your culinary skills, hone your talents and become an asset to any commercial kitchen.
    Campuses
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Espresso Machine Operation

    State ID AE834

    In this short course you will learn and gain knowledge in the basics of espresso coffee, as well as coffee cultivation and processing, roasting and blending, different coffee styles, coffee bean storage, grinder setting, milk texturing, and how to operate and clean...

    Campuses
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • Online and on campus

    Fast Track to Hospitality Skill Set

    State ID AE872

    This skill set will provide participants with practical skills, knowledge and experience in preparing food and beverages including a comprehensive introduction to the kitchen, bar, and front-of-house work areas.

    Campuses
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • Online and on campus

    Food Safety Supervision Skill Set

    National ID SITSS00069 | State ID AE851
    This Skill Set will equip you with the skills and knowledge to safely handle potentially hazardous and ready-to-eat food during preparation, distribution, service and sale.
    Campuses
    • Kalgoorlie
    • Carnarvon
    • Exmouth
    • Geraldton

    Study Modes
    • Online and on campus

    Certificate III in Hospitality

    National ID SIT30622 | State ID BHT5
    Here's a course to kickstart your hospitality career!

    Hospitality offers a fantastic range of job and career opportunities! If you would love to work in the hospitality industry — in restaurants, hotels, resorts, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes or coffee shops — this is the course for you...

    Campuses
    • Geraldton

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate II in Hospitality

    National ID SIT20322 | State ID BHT0

    This qualification will provide you with the necessary skills to work in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. It will give you the opportunity to acquire a range of...

    Campuses
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

    National ID HLTSS00066 | State ID AE115

    Skills that will keep people safe.

    Designed for those working in Hospitality, particularly in food handling and front of house. Learn how to confidently minimise the risk of infections in the workplace for you and your customers.
    Campuses

    Study Modes
    • Blended Delivery
    • Online