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Hospitality (HOS) Senior Yrs 11 and 12

 

SUBJECT OUTLINE:

Over the two year course, student complete five core competencies (includes partial Certificate I in Hospitality [operations]) as listed below:

Competencies include:

THH11002 - Certificate I in Hospitality

Code​ ​Title
​THHCOR01B ​Work with colleagues and customers
​THHCOR02B ​Work in a socially diverse environment
​THHCOR03B ​Follow health, safety and security procedures
​THHHCO01B ​Develop and update hospitality industry knowledge
​THHGHS01B ​Follow workplace hygiene procedures
 

Students are encouraged to become involved in Structured Workplace Training to enhance skill development in an actual employment situation.  Current students have gained valuable "on the job" training under the guidance of qualified professionals in the hospitality industry.  This exposure to real life workplaces is a very positive learning experience.

A variety of assessment techniques are used in the course.  These may include:

  • practical cookery exams
  • folios of work
  • written exams
  • evaluations​
  • research assignments
  • class testing over a single or a number of continuous lessons
  • observation of particular skills​

Career Pathways:

This subject can lead a student directly into food related jobs within the industry e.g. apprenticeships in a variety of trades.  Students can also use their results to gain cerdit into TAFE courses to offer Certificate or Diploma qualifications in many aspects of the Hospitality industry.  Students can also progress to tertiary studies to undertake degree courses in Hotel/Business Management and related areas of Hospitality.

Positions may include:  Pastry Cook, Baker, Chef/Cook, Butcher, Appliance Demonstrator, Cookery Demonstrator, Sandwich/Counter Hand, Housemaid/Housekeeper, Bar Attendant/Manager, Waiter/Waitress, Restaurant/Cafe Manager, Kitchen Hand, Hotel/Motel Manager, Lifestyle Media Presenters, Caterer, Self Employment, Small Business Operator.

Vocational Relevance:

The VET modules completed in this course allow for further study in these courses:

  • Certificate II or III in Hospitality (Operations) at TAFE or a Registered Training Organisation.

 

One last idea to consider:

There is an advantage in achieving Certificate I in Hospitality (Operations) while here at school at no financial cost to you for undertaking the modules.  Once you leave school and if you wish to continue a course at TAFE or another provider these courses are offered on a "user pays" basis e.g. Certificate II in Hospitality (Operations).