Tourism, Hospitality and Events

Tourism and Hospitality businesses are at the front line of Australia's economy - providing consumer goods and personal and leisure services to both domestic and overseas consumers.

The industries are influenced by continual changes in national and international customer demands and expectations, as well as by an increasingly global marketplace.

The tourism, hospitality and events industries include accommodation, restaurants, cafes, bars catering, gaming, meetings, events (business and leisure), conference, tour operations, tourist information services, tour guiding, attractions and theme parks, holiday parks and resorts, cultural tourism, casinos and caravan park operations.

Skills and experience in the tourism, hospitality and events industries can lead to exciting careers that may see you working and travelling worldwide as an industry professional. Flexible work arrangements are available casual, part time or full time, and training in areas of skill shortage may increase your chances of employment substantially.

Career Options may include:

  • Accommodation Manager
  • Chef / Pattisier
  • Front of House Services
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Tour Guide
  • Retail / Wholesale Travel Agents
  • Visitor Information Officer
  • Attraction and Theme park Personnel
  • Concierge
  • Bar Manager
  • Barista
  • Meetings and Events Coordinator
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Exhibition and Festival Coordinator

Tourism, Hospitality and Events Qualifications

The Tourism, Hospitality and Events training package (SIT07) provides flexible pathways for participation, including courses that are suitable for VET in Schools programme to support the growing demand for new talent in this dynamic workforce. This training package is developed by Service Skills Australia (SSA).