Tourism & Hospitality Department
The Tourism and Hospitality Department (TAH) offers Junior modules in cookery and Senior subjects in the area of Hospitality Practices and Home Economics.
Head of Department
Ms Louella Sparks
- Four staff members are qualified to deliver the modules in this Department. Of these, one is also a qualified Chef, and able to deliver Certificate level modules.
- Two Kitchens are available for classes, with one of these complying with the Commercial facilities required to deliver Certificate level Hospitality (Kitchen Operations).
- An Alfresco Dining area and Bar are available for functions such as Restaurants and Coffee Shops aimed at providing students with hands-on experience.
- The College Hall is used when catering for large functions such as Senior Leaders' Dinners and the Annual Cultural Night.
- Students receive a number of opportunities to participate in College functions, such as Restaurant nights and College dinners.
- The College's inner-city location is ideal for excursions such as to large hotels and restaurants
- School based apprenticeships are encouraged.
- Cookery ingredients are provided for students, ensuring equity for all.
- Junior School Cookery
- Senior School Hospitality - Vocational Education
- Senior School Home Economics - OP
In Years 8, 9 and 10, school-based Cookery modules focus on both food preparation, and the effect of food and food choices on health, as it relates to the well being of the individual and the family.
The skills, attitude and understandings developed in this subject area are fundamental to a wide range of life roles.
Students are encouraged to work collaboratively to develop skills in team-building and working with others. Problem solving, using a practical approach is also promoted.
Year 8 Core Curriculum
- TCK11 Kitchen Secrets
(This module is for one term only)
Year 9 and 10 Curriculum
(All modules are for one semester only)
TCK 21 - From Pantry to Plate
TCK 22 - A Little Bit Fancy
TCK 31 - A Food Safari
TCK 32 - Celebrating Aussie Style
Senior School – Career Progressions
For Senior Tourism & Hospitality there are two options of study - Vocational Education or OP (Authority Subject).
Hospitality – Vocational Education
Hospitality – offers 2 main career pathways
- SIT20307: Cert II Hospitality (Kitchen Operations)
- SIT30807 - Student may undertake a Cert III Hospitality (Kitchen Operations) via an existing partnership with Hospitality Training Association.
- 6006: Hospitality Catering Practices
Home Economics – OP Authority Subject
Prepares students for family and community life and for professions or courses in community health, welfare, industry and commerce, and education.
- Food Studies
- Living Environment
- Textile Studies
Tourism & Hospitality Curriculum Information
Further information on all department curriculum offerings are offered in pdf files by clicking the links below:
Senior Subject Information
Junior Subject Information