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Currently at Noosa District there are two Hospitality Courses offered in Senior Schooling (Year 11& 12). They are Certificate II in Hospitality and Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

SIT20216: Certificate II in Hospitality

The Certificate II in Hospitality is focused
on learning the basics of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry, and specifically about the skills required for working in Front of House Hospitality jobs. This course provide students with entry level workplace skills such as preparing espresso coffee, non-alcoholic beverages and customer service skills required for a variety of hospitality and tourism businesses. It also provides the students’ knowledge and skills which will enable them to work in a bar. With expanding employment opportunities in the hospitality industry, this subject provides a context in which students can make decisions about future careers.


Course
Content

This 2 year course is delivered at Noosa District State High School, utilising the bar and commercial coffee making facilities and the school restaurant. It is delivered in partnership with Smartskill Pty Ltd. This course is assessed using competency based assessment. The theory component of the course is delivered on line using “Futura- Hospitality training program”, while the practical work is taught and assessed using observation checklists during class time, restaurant service and while working in industry on work experience. Students are required complete work experience in local restaurants, coffee shops or similar to satisfactorily meet the requirement. This involves successfully completing 12 shifts at a variety of venues. This work experience is organised by the student in consultation with the school.

 

The competencies covered are -

BSBWOR203     Work effectively with others
SITHIND002     Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND003     Use hospitality skills effectively
SITXCCS003     Interact with customers
SITXCOM002    Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXWHS001    Participate in safe work practices
SITXFSA001     Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHFAB002     Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB005     Prepare and service espresso coffee
SITHFAB001     Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHFAB003     Operate a Bar
SITHFAB004     Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
 

 Special features

  • This course is fee free as it is VETiS funded, provided the student meets the criteria for Vet in school funding.
  • Students to do 12 shifts in cafes or restaurants in the local area as work experience. This is organised by the student in consultation with the school.
  • Up to 4 school restaurant nights may be required to be completed by the students.
  • Uniform: Students are required to purchase a white dress shirt (collar and sleeves)and black dress trousers or skirt to meet WHS and industry standards when completing work experience and working at the school restaurant nights.
  • Bar Course: RSA and Bar course are completed at no extra charge. The course is approx. 5 days in duration and conducted off campus generally using local venues such as the villa Noosa Hotel and the Cooroy Sports Hub.
  • A 2 day Bar Course at a local venue is part of this qualification.

 

Careers & Pathways

Barista
Bar attendant
Waiter/ waitress
Receptionist in hospitality venues
Diploma in Hospitality
Degree in hospitality, tourism and events management
Airline steward

SIT20416: Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

The Certificate II in Kitchen Operations is specifically about learning the basics of
Commercial Cooking which will provide student with a good foundation for a Chef apprenticeship or a school based traineeship in Commercial Cookery.
Students learn basic and specialised food preparation techniques along with essential knowledge required to prepare and handle food safely and follow government regulations which directly affect those working in the hospitality industry.
 
Course Content
 
This 2 year course is delivered at Noosa District State High School, utilising the commercial kitchen facilities and restaurant, in partnership with RTO Smartskill Pty Ltd.
This course is assessed using competency based assessment.
The theory component of the course is delivered on line using “Futura- Hospitality training program”, while the practical work is taught and assessed using observation checklists during class time, restaurant service and while working in industry on work experience. Students are required complete work experience in local restaurants, coffee shops or similar to satisfactorily meet the requirement. This involves successfully completing 12 shifts at a variety of venues. This work experience is organised by the student in consultation with the school.

The competencies covered are - 
BSBWOR203     Work effectively with others
SITXWHS001    Participate in safe work practices
SITXFSA001     Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC001     Use food preparation equipment
SITHKOP001     Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITXINV002      Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC005     Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHCCC011     Use cookery skills effectively
SITHCCC006     Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHFAB004     Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB005     Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHCCC003     Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHFAB002     Provide responsible service of alcohol
 
Special Features
  • This course is fee free as it is VETiS funded, provided the student meets the criteria for Vet in school funding.
  • Students to do 12 shifts in commercial kitchens in the local area as work experience. This is organised by the student in consultation with the school.
  • Up to 4 school restaurant nights may be required to be completed by the students.
  • Chef uniform: Students are required to purchase a full chef uniform to meet WHS and industry standards when completing work experience

Careers & Pathways
 
Traineeships in Commercial cookery
Cert III Commercial Cookery
Chef Apprenticeship
Diploma in Hospitality
​Pam O'Sullivan ​Patty Riley
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Janine Sheldon

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