Hospitality and Tourism industries are extremely large in Australia. The skills in these industries are needed all over Australia. Within these industries you can become a specialised bar tender, chef, tour guide and events manager, for example.
ENTRY LEVEL FIGURES:
Average starting wage: $22.00 per hour
Average ongoing wage: $31.00 per hour
Average Annual salary: $64,000 per year
Certification Required: YES
Variable Training Methods: YES
To gain a job in Hospitality you need to complete a few short courses. If you want to become a tour guide or a chef then you will need to complete a certified course that qualifies you to do those tasks commercially. The great thing about this industry is you can learn while you earn. Most employers are happy to take you on board, if you are studying the industry, to teach you the practical elements.