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If you love working with people and enjoy new and exciting environments, a hospitality traineeship could see you on your way to a great career! At The Gordon, we will help you develop the latest industry skills and knowledge within a workplace setting.

The Gordon's hospitality courses offer:

  • VETiS Programs (secondary school)
  • school-based apprenticeships 
  • traineeships.

Traineeships are great. You can work, earn money, and gain a nationally recognised qualification. Our Gordon teachers will visit your workplace to facilitate your training and keep you on track. 

At The Gordon, we also offer numerous short courses throughout the year, including food handling and food safety, barista courses and responsible serving of alcohol. Find out more about our short courses below.

Are you looking to gain hospitality leadership skills?
Check out our free Hospitality Leadership Program

Find out more about starting an apprenticeship or traineeship. Or if you are an employer find out more about taking on an apprentice or trainee.

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SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality

Apply now for our Certificate III in Hospitality course and you will learn the skills and knowledge required to work in the hospitality industry

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SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management

If you love food apply for the Diploma of Hospitality Management course as an International student, study full time over 6 months, to get the skills you need

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SCNAW01263 Espresso Master Class

Apply now for our intensive 2 day Barista masterclass course to learn the skills required to become an expert coffee maker.

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SCACW00003 Food Safety Supervisor (Hospitality)

Apply now for our Food Safety Supervisor (Hospitality) course to develop the knowledge, skills & certification you need to become a Food Safety Supervisor

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SCACW01860 Hospitality Bootcamp

Completing the Hospitality Bootcamp skillset short course prepares school leavers for the summer season of work in hospitality venues throughout the region.

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SCNAW00008 Licensee’s Compliance Course

Study the Licensee’s Compliance Course to assist you to comply with licensing regulations and to meet an overall community need to reduce alcohol-related harm.

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SCACW00071 Responsible Service of Alcohol

A set of skills to equip individuals for serving alcohol responsibly.

Student and teacher stories

Image of MC Yuan, hospitality student

MC enrolled at The Gordon as an international student so he could take the steps to achieving his goal of one day owning his own café or restaurant.

Coffee and cooking has always been MC’s passion – he even bought his own coffee machine when he was 18 so he could practice his barista skills on his friends and family. While he was at The Gordon he was also the International Residence Assistant, welcoming new students and helping them to settle in. MC continued his studies at Deakin with a Bachelor of Management. 
“No one is born with skills and knowledge, but we are all born with faith and confidence. You can only make your achievements when you believe in them.”

MC Yuan, Hospitality

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