International Hospitality Service Program Launch

On Monday 15 August 2017, Parliament house was host to the official launch of the Sydney School of Hospitality Excellence's new International Hospitality Service Program – an initiative developed with industry partners and TAFE NSW that aims to deliver quality trained, ambitious graduates ready for the workforce.

The launch event celebrated the agreement with The Star Entertainment Group’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Matt Bekier and Managing Director TAFE NSW Jon Black with keynote speaker Adam Marshall, New South Wales Minister for Tourism and Major Events and the Assistant Minister for Skills.

About the School

The Sydney School of Hospitality Excellence is an initiative between industry and TAFE NSW to promote long-term career and educational opportunities within the hospitality and hotel environment. The program’s major partner is The Star Entertainment Group, a leading integrated resort operator who owns The Star Sydney, Treasury Brisbane and The Star Gold Coast. Additional key industry partners who have joined the initiative include:

- SOFITEL Sydney Wentworth
- Intercontinental Sydney & Double Bay
- International Convention Centre (ICC)

About the International Hospitality Service Program

Over 13 weeks, participants in the International Hospitality Service Program will develop skill-sets in silver-service, food and beverage matching, wine, beer and spirit selection.

The carefully selected students will obtain a nationally recognised Certificate III in Hospitality and will not only enter the workforce with the required skills, but have the strength of character to build a lasting and successful career in the industry.

In conjunction with our prestigious hospitality partners, students will be invited into real luxury, five-star experiences, cementing their theoretical knowledge with real, practical learning.