Accommodation and hospitality

The accommodation, hospitality and personal services industries are all about making customers feel comfortable and giving them a great experience. Hospitality and accommodation has been predicted to grow a lot over the next 3 years. This is due to a boom in domestic tourism and state and federal governments increasing funding for the industry. This means there’s a lot of available jobs and strong career prospects.

Typical jobs

  • Hotel or motel management

  • Waiting and bar staff

  • Chef or cook ot pastry chef

  • Event planner

  • Concierge or porter

  • Builder

  • Sign painter.

Would it suit me?

The industry could suit you if you:

  • enjoy meeting new people all the time

  • like solving problems

  • like working in a fast paced, varied environment

  • prefer flexible hours and sometimes working evening or morning shifts.

How do I get into the industry?

Some of the most popular courses in this industry include:

  • Certificate III in Hospitality

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

  • Certificate III in Hairdressing

  • Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

  • Certificate III in Events.


Speak to your school to find out more.


  • Skills


  • Accommodation and hospitality

Business Unit:

  • Training Services NSW
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