Certificate I in Hospitality

Why Study Certificate I in Hospitality?

This subject is designed to enable students to achieve a broad understanding of the Hospitality industry and to develop skills and attitudes that underpin employment in the Hospitality industry.  This course leads into a Certificate II in Hospitality and a Certificate II in Kitchen Operations in Years 11 and 12.

Possible Career Options:

  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Kitchen hand
  • Front of house services
  • Chef

Course Overview

Topics Covered (Year 10)

  • Basic cooking skills and kitchen safety
  • Paddock to plate
  • The evolution of cookery: Then and now
  • Food selection and health
  • Food science
  • Food trends and equity
  • International cuisine and customs
  • Food for special occasions
  • Food service and catering


What do the Students learn?

Students learn through both theoretical and practical learning experiences.  Most weeks students will be involved in practical sessions.  The students are encouraged to develop decision making and problem solving strategies in order to enhance the development of effective decision making skills.

Learning experiences include:

  • Preparing food
  • Organising and participating in group activities
  • Using research techniques
  • Conducting experiments
  • Observing demonstrations.