Job Seeker - What is a Traineeship?

Traineeships combine work and training, like apprenticeships, but generally over a shorter period. Trainees quickly develop practical skills to make a positive contribution to their employer’s productivity.

Traineeships are a workplace based training program.

As a trainee with HGT you can gain a:

  • Certificate II Hospitality (SIT20316) full time 9 months
  • Certificate III Hospitality (SIT30616) full time 24 months, 
  • Certificate IV Hospitality (SIT40416) full time 24 months

The nominal term for part-time apprenticeship and traineeships, including school-based, are established at a ratio of 1:1.5 of the nominal full-time term unless otherwise specified and published on the list of Prescribed Vocational Education and Training qualifications.


Traineeships available with HGT

  • Food Service - preparing tables, taking orders, serving food
  • Beverage Service - taking orders, handling and serving beverages
  • Kitchen Service - preparing food and basic cooking

School Based Traineeships

  • Food Service
  • Beverage Service
  • Kitchen Service
  • Housekeeping

School-Based Traineeships are a fantastic way for you to gain valuable work and life experiences, earn money and a formal qualification, all whilst completing your high school education. You will attend work 1 day per week and school 4 days a week with on the job training.

An apprenticeship or traineeship is a great way of building up knowledge and skills, gaining nationally recognised qualifications and you will earn while you learn. 

To lodge an online application for a Traineeship or a School Based Traineeeship please click here


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