Level
2
TCE credit points
15
Course code
FHE215116
Course span
2016 — 2025
Course status
live
Reading and writing standard
No
Mathematics standard
No
Computers and internet standard
No

The food and hospitality sector is dynamic, diverse and creative that has become increasingly important economically in Australian society as one of the largest employers in the country

Through delivering products and services to clients, the sector offers a range of exciting and challenging long-term career opportunities across a range of businesses that are transferrable across sectors and geographic borders. The sectors are also of strategic importance to Tasmania due to the increasing interest in the state's primary produce, niche food and beverage production, growth in tourism combined with trends in increasing numbers of people eating out. An understanding and valuing of the inter-relationship between the hospitality, tourism and niche food product market is pivotal in developing a positive client experience. Food and Hospitality Enterprise Level 2 develops necessary work-related skills, knowledge and dispositions for work in the hospitality industry to inform the selection from a diverse range of further training, study or employment options. The course develops introductory skills in food and beverage production and service and an understanding of the related sectors through planning and implementing hospitality events and devising food products based on local ingredients. The course develops generic work related skills and a knowledge of the nature of the food and hospitality sectors and related sectors in primary production and tourism. In addition, it prepares learners for entry into further vocational and tertiary pathways in hospitality and food innovation sectors that are critical to Tasmania's economic future through strengthening hospitality services and a value-added food sector.