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105 An Information Session may be required. Check the Course Information Leaflet, contact the college or visit our website wsi.tafensw.edu.au. There are no fee exemptions or concessions available for TAFE PLUS courses. For more information, visit wsi.tafensw.edu.au/courses/tafeplus.aspx Key: Application required TAFE PLUS fee applies International Student Code Tourism, Hospitality and Events Tourism, Hospitality and Events Tourism and Hospitality is one of Australia's leading industries. It employs nearly 500,000 people and contributes $22.4 billion to Australia's export earnings. When you train for the tourism and hospitality industry you create a portable career that o ers experiences not only across Australia but overseas. You will have the opportunity to meet and work with diverse people, learn invaluable and transportable skills, and experience other cultures. This services industry can provide challenging and exciting career opportunities for people with the right skills and motivation. With strong employment growth predicted over the next seven years there are plenty of opportunities, especially in skills needs areas such as hospitality, tourism and recreation. TAFE Statement in Baking Skills Course No 4560 Duration 9 weeks part-time Location Blue Mountains For people who wish to develop, and/ or refine their skills in specific areas of baking, including bread or cake making, pastry, or cake decorating or finishing. Entry requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. Career opportunities: Baker -- Bread, Cakes, Pastry, Cake Decorating/Finishing. Baking see also Food Processing page 106 Butchery see Meat Processing page 108 Certificate II in (NRT) Caravan Park Operations Course No 1882 Training Pkg Caravan Industry National Code THC20404 Duration Flexible Location Baulkham Hills (Baulkham Hills) This is for employed trainees in the caravan park industry, assisting in an administration, grounds and maintenance role or as a multi-skilled assistant in a small caravan park. Entry requirements: NSW School Certificate or equivalent. Career opportunities: Tourism/ Administration Clerk, Caravan Park Ground and Maintenance O cer. Certificate III in (NRT) Caravan Park Operations Course No 1883 Training Pkg Caravan Industry National Code THC30404 Duration Flexible Location Baulkham Hills (Baulkham Hills) This is for employed trainees working as a caravan park administrator and tourism consultant in the front o ce of a caravan park, or maintaining the aesthetic appearance and presentation of the park. Entry requirements: NSW School Certificate or equivalent. Career opportunities: Tourism/ Administration Clerk, Caravan Park Ground and Maintenance O cer. Certificate IV in (NRT) Caravan Park Supervision Course No 1885 Training Pkg Caravan Industry National Code THC40404 Duration Flexible Location Baulkham Hills (Baulkham Hills) This is for employees working in the caravan park industry who operate with significant autonomy and responsibility. Entry requirements: NSW School Certificate or equivalent. Career opportunities: Assistant Caravan Park Manager, Caravan Park Supervisor. Certificate III in (NRT) Events Application required -- see page 4 Course No 18052 Training Pkg Tourism, Hospitality and Events National Code SIT30607 Duration 18 weeks full-time, part-time, flexible Location Baulkham Hills (Baulkham Hills), Blue Mountains, Nepean (Kingswood) This is for people who want to work in the sector responsible for coordinating meetings, conferences and/or community, sporting and cultural events. You will develop meeting and event administrative and operational skills and knowledge required by support sta in and events industry. Entry requirements: NSW School Certificate or equivalent. You must be 18 years or older to study the unit Responsible Service of Alcohol. Career opportunities: Event Assistant/ Operative, Conference/Exhibitions Assistant. International students CRICOS Code 064947G. Chris Schiller Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation Blue Mountains College After working in hospitality management overseas for eight years, Chris decided to pursue a di erent career path in Outdoor Education and Expedition Guiding, which fit in with his passion for the outdoors and the natural environment. "I looked into various colleges across Australia and found the course structure and activity units on o er at Blue Mountains College ideal. The practical nature of the course had me relishing deep in the heart of the Wollemi Wilderness, hanging o endless cli s, canoeing serene rivers and sheltering in snow caves along the Snowy Mountains," said Chris. Chris was awarded the Travel, Tourism, Environment and Recreation Student of the Year at the 2009 TAFE NSW -- Western Sydney Institute Student Excellence Awards. 60 SECONDS WITH...