Social & Personal Services

Beauty Therapy

Beauty therapists work in the commercial sector, typically in beauty salons, hairdressing salons and spas, offering specialist services, treatments and advice for clients’ skin, nails, body care, massage and make-up.  Beauty therapy may help to relieve the effects of illness,…

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Cookery

Cookery is all about food, and kitchen science. A professional cook is called a chef, and his or her role involves further skills that relate to cooking in a commercial setting, including menu compilation, food costing, purchasing, work/time management, planning,…

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Hairdressing

A hairdresser cuts and styles clients’ hair. He or she uses a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of services to clients, including wet and dry shampooing, cutting, colouring, perming, styling,…

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Restaurant Service

Restaurant service involves providing front-of-house skills for hospitality-related premises, such as bars, bistros, coffee shops, banquets and fine dining establishments. Those pursuing a career in restaurant service also need social skills, hygiene, work health and safety, and an understanding of…

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Retail Baking – Bread

A baker is someone who bakes and sometimes sells breads and other products made using an oven or other concentrated heat source. The duties and responsibilities of a baker differ according to his or her work setting. A small, local baker may work…

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Retail Baking – Pastry

A pastry cook is skilled in the making of pastries, basic cakes, cookies, gateaux and tortes, and chocolate-making. Pastry cooks must display creativity and a sense of detail, while staying abreast of modern trends in the industry. The WorldSkills Australia…

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Retail Butchery

Retail butchers work in a range of environments within the meat processing industry, from small butchers to large supermarkets. He or she has detailed knowledge on preparing a variety of cuts of meat, as well as hygiene practices, merchandising and…

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VETiS Commercial Cookery

Commercial cooks use a wide range of well-developed cookery skills and sound knowledge of kitchen operations to prepare food and menu items. This skill provides a pathway to work in kitchen operations in a variety of organisations, and presents an opportunity for contemporary interpretations…

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VETiS Food & Beverage

The food and beverage industry in Australia is rich and complex, with many opportunities for individuals considering a career in hospitality, whether it is as part of a large team or in a small business. The competition includes a chance…

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VETiS Hairdressing

A hairdresser cuts and styles clients’ hair. He or she uses a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of services to clients, including wet and dry shampooing, cutting, colouring, perming, styling,…

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VETiS Retail

Retail is an extensive industry that has much to offer in terms of varied career pathways. If you love customer service and have a passion for products, then sell your way through a rewarding career in retail.

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VETiS Tourism

Do you find yourself indulging in stories of travel, desiring to visit destinations across the world, reading about travel and planning for trips that are yet to be experienced? If so, then working in Tourism might be the career pathway…

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