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Hospitality is a 2 unit vocational education and training (VET) course in multi-skilling general.


Students who are assessed as competent in all of the units of competency will be eligible for the certificate 2 in hospitality. Students who gain achievement in some of the units will be eligible for a statement of attainment showing partial completing of certificate 2 in hospitality.

There are eight employment skills:

  • communication
  • teamwork
  • troblem solving
  • initiative and enterprise
  • planning and organising
  • self-management
  • learning and technology.

Pathways to industry

Skills gained in this industry transfer to other occupations. Working in the hospitality industry involves:

  • supporting and working with colleagues to meet goals and provide a high level of customer service
  • prepare and serve drinks including espresso coffee
  • provide food service for a range of food and beverage items.

Examples of occupations in the hospitality industry:

  • barista
  • cafe assistant
  • waiter.

Mandatory course requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 70 hours work placement. Students who do not meet these requirements will be non-completion (N) determined as required by the board of studies.

Competency based assessment

Students in this course work to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge described by each unit of competency. To be assessed as competent a student must demonstrate to a qualified assessor that they can effectively carry out competency. When a student achieves a unit of competency it is signed off by the assessor.

External assessment (optional higher school certificate examination)

The higher school certificate (HSC) examination in hospitality will involve a written examination consisting of multiple-choice items, short answers and extended response items. The questions will be based on units of competency and HSC requirements and advice detailed in the syllabus. The examination is independent of the competency based assessment undertaken during th course and has no impact on the eligibility of the student to receive a vocational qualification.