Working in tourism and hospitality is all about ‘service’ and the sector is always looking for people who are friendly, efficient and passionate about the work they do. To be successful in this industry, you’ll need to be a people person and have an approachable and responsive manner, as well as great customer service and a good dollop of communication and organisational skills!
The Tourism and hospitality industry is constantly growing and changing and provides long term employability opportunities for dedicated and dynamic people who want a career that is extraordinary!
At TasTAFE Drysdale, we are committed to produce job-ready graduates that meet the tourism and hospitality needs of Tasmania.
Our teachers have strong industry links and are dedicated to passing their knowledge and passion on to the next generation.
Drysdale provides training for local, national and international students in the areas of Cookery, Tourism, Adventure Guiding, Hospitality, Hotel Management, Butchery, Bakery, Events and a wide range of short courses and industry-specific skill sets.
There are many benefits to a career in the tourism and hospitality industry, including flexibility and global opportunities for your career, and a whole lot of variety. Most of the skills you gain through your qualification at TasTAFE are transferable, which means that you can seek employment anywhere in the world, and also seek out opportunities across other industry areas.
There are many opportunities for growth and development within the industry, and for many people, they stay in the industry for their entire working career.
In tourism and hospitality, you can pretty much choose your work setting and work anywhere in the world – on a cruise ship, at a resort, in hotels, restaurants or cafes, or in-the-field on natural or cultural sites as a tour guide.
So what are you waiting for? Contact us today to see how you can take the first step towards your hospitality and tourism career and gain the real-world skills that can take you pretty much anywhere in the world!
TasTAFE Drysdale’s Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management helped Damian Mather travel the world. The combination of practical and theory, combined with teachers from industry backgrounds, helped prepare him to work in the tourism industry.
Damian has returned to Tasmania and is now Business Development Manager at Frogmore Creek.
If you work in any business where food is prepared and served, such as a hotel, hospital, café, restaurant, aged care facility or bar – then you have a responsibility for protecting the health of your clients and ensuring the food and beverage