Hospitality Work Placement

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Hospitality Work Placement 2018-05-16T10:23:15+11:00


20-week work placements included in all courses

  • Gain real-life work experience
  • Make valuable contacts for the future
  • Paid placements available

Unique to Pacific Training Group, all hospitality courses feature a 20-week work placement where you’ll undertake real-life, on-the-job training. This is your chance to gain valuable work experience, make industry connections and put into practice what you’ve learnt in the classroom.

Where is the work placement conducted?
Your host company may be a hotel, motel, cafe, restaurant, fast-food outlet, bar, pub, club or function centre. You may have a customer service role or a specialised role such as barista, chef etc.

I’m already working in hospitality. Can I use this as my work placement venue?
Yes! Pacific Training Group will check the venue to ensure its suitability and confirm your employers support.

When will I do my work placement?
You’ll normally undertake your placement in terms two and three of the course however Pacific Training Group may vary this as required. You are welcome to discuss the timing of your placement with our workplace training coordinator.

Is the work placement full time or part time?
You are required to complete a minimum of 36 shifts each 10-week period. Hospitality shifts are typically 2 – 5 hours in duration but this depends on your host company and role.

Am I required to attend classes during my work placement?
No, all training and assessment is done in the workplace. 

Is the work placement compulsory?
Yes, you are required to complete the work placement as part of the unit of competency “SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality industry”. 

Will I be assessed during my work placement?
You’ll be required to keep a logbook during your work placement. You’ll need to record the tasks you complete and have your supervisor sign off at the end of each shift completed. You’ll also be required to complete a knowledge test and worksheet during the work placement. Your Pacific Training Group trainer will visit you onsite to check your progress and provide support.

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