Considering taking on WA TAFE hospitality courses? These programs will help you hone your skills in customer service in a wide range of hospitality environments. You’ll develop barista skills, bar skills, restaurant service skills, customer service, and events management, which can open up opportunities as big as the state, giving you the freedom to choose where you want to take your hospitality career.
At Central Regional TAFE’s Geraldton and Kalgoorlie campuses, you’ll be trained in state-of-the-art hospitality facilities that were designed to help provide comprehensive training and work experience. With our hospitality courses, you’ll be job-ready, and confident in your skills, when you complete the program and head out into the workforce. You’ll get valuable experience working with real customers.
WA hospitality courses are industry-relevant training programs that ensure relevant skills development, and with our industry expert lecturers, you can be sure that you’re learning the ins and outs of the field as you progress through the course.
Studying WA hospitality courses gives you the right skills and knowledge to work in the hospitality industry. You’ll find yourself in customer-facing roles in restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops, and depending on your qualifications and experience, you can go on from entry-level roles to senior and supervisory positions.
Barista Coffee Short Course
Fast track into a steaming barista career
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.
No experience required.
Beginners Cake Decorating
Getting paid is just the icing on the cake.Your cakes will be the talk of the party with the skills you'll learn in this super-creative short course. Dig in and level-up your cake game today.
Get heads turning with your amazing cake creations.
Learn the best tips and tricks from an experienced and licensed cake maker. Students will learn the basics of covering, decorating and colouring a cake. Students will work with fondant and learn how to cover a cake and create fondant flowers that can be used to decorate.
This short course includes a comprehensive starter kit to complement your new skills.
Commercial Kitchen Skill Set
All the ingredients you need to get cooking.No one wants a half-baked chef - give your career in commercial cookery the best base with this skill set covering all the essential skills that employers are looking for.
Learn the skills to prepare for a career in a commercial kitchen.
This skill set covers how to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks to ensure you're working safely.
In the Commercial Kitchen skill set, you'll learn about the safe use of commercial kitchen equipment, how to clean food preparation areas, storage areas, and equipment efficiently and minimising negative environmental impacts, preventing food contamination including how to identify and control food hazards, and gain general kitchen and food preparation skills.
Jobs that could lead from this skill set includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, and bar and food and beverage servers and attendants.
Want to study online?
This course has an online study option with the practical aspects of the course to be completed in a workplace or at our Geraldton campus (see the study options below).
Certificate II in Hospitality
Don't wait - your career serving others starts here.Lean practical skills and basic knowledge to prep you for work in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and more.
Get your hospitality career started.
If you want to work your way up the hospitality ladder, then the Certificate II in Hospitality is a great place to start. This qualification provides you with the opportunity to work under direct supervision in restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.
Students will gain practical skills in food and beverage preparation, and learn how best to interact with customers, while gaining skills in social and cultural sensitivity.
The hospitality industry employs hundreds of thousands of people across Australia. Demand for workers in this sector has traditionally been strong and employers are looking for those who are willing to develop their hospitality skills and knowledge.
Certificate II in Hospitality
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 hospitality operational skills and basic industry knowledge.
Certificate III in Hospitality
Prepare yourself for a career with unlimited possibilities.Broaden your skills behind the bar, at the café, or anywhere food and drinks are served. Develop your knowledge with this qualification and embark on a career can take you anywhere.
This career can take you into some of the coolest and sophisticated places all over the world!
When you complete the Certificate III in Hospitality you will be able to work anywhere as:
- A bar attendant,
- A barista,
- A waiter,
- A housekeeper, or
- A gaming attendant.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to:
- Work effectively in the hospitality industry,
- Be able to serve alcohol responsibly,
- Make espresso coffee,
- Serve food,
- Provide excellent customer service,
- Comply with hygiene standards and workplace health & safety.
Certificate IV in Hospitality
Learn service and skills that will leave the workforce competition cold.Here's a great tip - refine your serving, financial management and customer service skills with this qualification and you'll be ready to lead teams in providing excellence in the hospitality industry.
Don't just serve people - work as a hospitality supervisor or team leader in a career with endless possibilities.
When you complete the Certificate IV in Hospitality you'll be able to work as a hospitality supervisor or team leader. Job roles include bar supervisor, food and beverage manager, duty manager and concierge.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work and supervise effectively in the hospitality industry, providing responsible service of alcohol, financial management, and enhanced customer service. You'll also learn how to manage workplace conflict, and comply with workplace health and safety.
Hygienic Food Safety Practices
Discover the essentials in practicing food safety and hygiene
Gain skills and knowledge to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It requires the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards.
This unit applies to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation or bar areas.
Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)
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.
Keep yourself and your customers safe.
In these unprecedented times, new regulations need workers to manage infection control while providing food to the general public.
You will learn about following organisational infection prevention and control procedures including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks. Skills can be applied to specific food handling industry needs such as using kitchens and packaging areas, front of house, staff rooms and offices, food stock deliveries and vehicles, equipment storage, and bathrooms and toilets.
As part of this course students will complete:
- Course pre-reading requirements
- 1 day workshop on campus
- Workplace assessment - The lecturer will visit the student at their workplace at an agreed date/time.
Gain these skills:
- Introduction to Infection Control
- Chain of Infection and Disease Transmission
- Breaking the Chain of Infection
- Contamination and Cleaning
- Hazards, Risks, Responsibilities and Reporting
Job Ready Basics Skill Set
Get started in the workforce.
The Job Ready Basics skill set is perfect if you feel that you need a little extra support and a confidence boost to get into a job. It focuses on health, wellbeing and personal development including an introduction to workplace technology. This course will prepare you for entry level roles in a variety of industries including retail, hospitality, community services, aged care and business services.
Follow this up with a visit to your local Jobs and Skills Centre, where you can get free advice and support to with your resume and writing job applications, and you’ll be job ready!
Certificate III in Patisserie
This qualification reflects the role of pastry chefs who use a wide range of well-developed patisserie talents and understanding of kitchen operations to produce patisserie products. Students will have the unique opportunity to grow or compliment their existing industry experience and gain insight knowledge from specialist trainers.
Students are expected to use discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.
Learn traditional and contemporary skills and recipes, and create beautiful pastries, desserts and cakes. Presenting and decorating.
Please note: Course SIT31016 is currently in transition.
Petits Fours Skill Set
Get creative in baking delicate sweets
Petit Fours are French words meaning "small oven" and refers to them being made in the stored heat of 18th century brick ovens as they slowly cooled down. They're also known as sweetmeats, fancy cakes, bonbons, or confections.
Enroll into this exciting course and learn how to prepare, glaze, ice and decorate a variety of sweet treats. You will work with ingredients such as marzipan, caramel, chocolate and more.