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We've partnered with the Diageo Bar Academy and their amazing brands such as Gordon’s, Captain Morgan & Don Julio to up-skill bar staff, registrations are now open!
Whether you're a fresh-faced newbie or an experienced hospo veteran, we've got all the inside scoop you need for your seasonal stint, here’s our hot tips on how to make the most of your summer holiday when working on your side hustle!
Schoolies week on the Gold Coast is the ultimate way to bid farewell to Year 12 and embrace the sun-soaked celebration that marks the end of secondary school. With its golden sandy beaches, year-round warm climate, and an array of stylish resorts, the Gold Coast stands out as the original and unrivaled destination for Schoolies. As you plan your unforgettable week, consider our recommended spots to make it extra special!
The Christmas casual season is upon us, and for many Australian school leavers, this is their first time looking for work. If you're one of those individuals keen to get a head start, this guide is tailored to help you secure that first job!
Saving money might not sound thrilling, but as a teen, it's your secret to a secure future.
Registrations now open for Barcats 2-Day Hospo courses, so jump to it and get Job Ready!
Registrations are now live for Barcats 5 Day JOB READY course, so jump to it and get Job Ready for Summer!
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Sick of hearing 'training required'? We have online training at no cost to you, available right now! 🤩
We present you our top tips for success -- whatever that looks like for you!
Finessing your latte art? Perfecting your pint pour? Get Job Ready with Serve It Up Melbourne!
What are some effective, long-term ways to feel confident and have genuine fun.
New Barista on the Block? Read on to start your new job fully prepared!
Let us talk you through the difference between two different categories of super funds 💸
Are you ready to start your wine qualifications? Register today for your WSET Level 1 Award in Wines thanks to the collaboration between barcats and WSET.
New to working in Australia, Learn the basics of super and how it works?
Your safety and security online is so important to us and we want you to participate in the hospo industry online in the safest way possible.
No need to panic! Let us help you kick your saving goals with these hot tips 🔥
We've partnered with MONIN to bring you a 1hr cocktail flavour sensation workshop!
Get your RSA, RCG and more at no cost to you! Lots of locations available 📍
WSET, the world’s leading provider of qualifications in wines, spirits and sake, has announced dates for their first virtual Open House!
Enroll in this 5 day RSA, RCG, Food Safety & Operating a Bar course bought to you by be trained by Barringtons.
If your on-boarding task is feeling like moving mountains, we can make it like this an exotic island retreat with just a few short steps!
Are you a mature age worker that is looking for work in the hospitality industry, but feel you need some training to help you become confident in finding a job? Register your interest now.
Free tools and resources to help you, thanks to the FWO
Interested in a job as a Kitchen Hand, but not sure what it entails? Read more!
Interested in a job as Back of House, but not sure what it entails? Read more!
Interested in a job as a Front of House, but not sure what it entails? Read more!
Showcase the best parts of your personality and background.
Employers look for a-lot more than those hard skills earned from work experience or a degree, but also those soft day to day skills such as communication skills, time management, teamwork, emotional Intelligence and initiative.
Balancing school and other commitments can be hard enough, let alone putting a part-time job in the mix. Learn some great tools to keep yourself organised and on top of your schedule.
Whether you want to save up for a car or a holiday, budgeting allows you to pay for your wants and needs and is an important step in becoming more financially independent. Check out this article about the importance of budgeting.
A friendly and social workplace is a happy and productive workplace. Friendly relationships and mentorships between co-workers creates a fantastic environment for a strong team to work effectively together and is directly linked to your own work satisfaction/happiness. Whilst you shouldn’t put pressure on yourself to make life-long friends at work, maintaining a respectful and positive dialogue with your co-workers and managers will be sure to benefit you.
Having a good work ethic entails the effective self-discipline and persistence an employee applies to their every day work to allow them to stay motivated, finish tasks on time and impress employers. A dedicated work ethic is a skill everyone has the potential to tap into but takes time. It is about forming positive habits surrounding your own time management, focus, punctuality and professionalism.
The Fair Work Commission and Fair Work Ombudsman are the two halves of Australia’s industrial relation authority. Watch their “Mythbuster” series, where these six videos cover the most basic questions surrounding young Australian’s rights in the workplace and may help if you are having any issues.
A step-by-step guide to help you build a professional and standout resume. Find out more.
Landed that job interview. Congratulations! Find out the best ways to get prepared and get ahead.
FairWork Ombudsman Starting a new job? Here are a few things you should know.
You've landed your first job. Get prepared and understand what to expect on your first day. Find out more.
Front Cooking School has now opened in Brisbane and commenced SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery course as of Monday, 20 April. Applications for 13 July are still open!!
Enjoying a well-crafted beer is one of life's simple pleasures.
2 new Licensee courses specifically designed for senior roles
How to showcase the best parts of your personality and professional skill sets.
Shake up your world with the perfect blend of MONIN’s citrusy Margarita Le Mixeur and Blanco Tequila! Let us take you on the journey as we unveil the secrets to crafting the ultimate margarita. Become King, or Queen, of Margaritaville with all the know-how within! #moninispiration
🌞 Dive into the ultimate Summer Mixing Challenge with Fever-Tree! 🍹 Explore vibrant flavors, and master the art of crafting refreshing drinks. Take our online quiz to discover your perfect Fever-Tree soda pairing for a sensational summer & find the fizz that fits your taste. #Mixwiththebest
Now on to beer! Pouring a beer should be in every bartender's skillset. Follow along with this step-by-step video which will teach you to do just that. This video includes how to select the correct glass, how to correctly pour a beer, and tips on customer service when pouring a beer.
Learn how to make the most of pre and post-meal opportunities through this interactive course
Register now for the RSA Nationally Accredited Short Course with Be Trained By Barringtons. It is both law and in the best interest of club owners to invest in Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) training for all staff members involved in the supply or demonstration of alcohol.
R U OK? have teamed up with Allara Learning to develop a new online short course, R U OK? Workplace Conversation Guide. The interactive course is designed to you learn how to ask, “are you OK?” of any one in your world that you might be worried about. The course also helps you learn how to respond appropriately and safely to anyone who says, “No, I’m not ok.”
Kyle Hall has worked in some of the finest bars around the world and most recently, he designed beverage programs for Marriott Hotels in North America. In this video workshop, Kyle will take you on a journey and show you how the world's most popular classic cocktails are made. If you want to learn how to be the best at making the most popular cocktails in the world, this workshop is a must do.
The Diploma in Hospitality represents a qualification that is based on very sophisticated technical applications involving competencies requiring increased theoretical knowledge, applied in a non-routine environment and which involves team leadership, management and increased responsibility for better outcomes. It reflects the role of a Manager, Chef and Sous Chef.
This qualification provides you with the practical cookery skills and knowledge required to work safely in a commercial kitchen environment. When you study commercial cookery with Academia, you benefit from not only classroom-based learning, but practical training, too! Training is conducted in our onsite training kitchens, which are equipped to meet industry standards. You will be assessed through written tests, assignments and practical tasks.
BRISBANE BASED TRAINING (Capalaba) Whether you are unemployed, looking for a career change or just wish to upskill, EDB Training Services can provide you with a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Hospitality. Delivered by our expert industry trainers this qualification is highly sort after across the entire hospitality industries. It provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in the hospitality operations.
This course will help you gain the skills and confidence you need to discuss workplace issues when they arise.
Many workplace issues can be resolved quickly and informally if you discuss them with your employees.
Welcome to the kitchen of your dreams, where your future career is waiting to unfold. With the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, you’ll gain hands-on experience in the kitchen and acquire the fundamental food skills that can take you around the world. Jump into the dynamic world of hospitality and experience all it has to offer with your newfound practical and theoretical knowledge. This qualification provides a pathway to become a Commercial Cook in a wide range of hospitality establishments. After completion of the course, you can continue your path to work as a Chef by undertaking the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.
This course delivers the skills and knowledge required to deliver responsible gambling services, and provides information to staff to assist customers regarding their gambling activity. RSG is a mandatory course for all staff who carry out gaming tasks.
RMLV training assists managers in the responsible operation of licensed premises. This course is mandatory for applicants for new liquor licences, liquor licence transfers and for liquor Approved Manager licence holders.
This course promotes responsible service of alcohol in licensed premises and is mandatory in Queensland for all staff involved in the sale and /or supply of liquor. RSA courses are predominantly delivered online. Face-to-face RSA courses are available for group bookings (i.e. a venue or school) by calling us on 3221 6999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.