VETiS Food & Beverage Competition

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 for competitors to demonstrate their high levels of skill in food and non-alcoholic beverage service, customer service, WHS and hygiene.

YOU SHOULD PURSUE A CAREER IN FOOD & BEVERAGE IF YOU:

  • Are outgoing and like working with people
  • Are well presented
  • Have good communication skills
  • Are polite and patient
  • Are friendly, efficient and speedy
  • Can work in a team
  • Can stand for long periods
  • Are willing to work shift work
  • Enjoy food and beverages and food and beverage culture

IT ALL BEGINS AT A REGIONAL COMPETITION

The WorldSkills Australia VETiS Food & Beverage Competitions begin at a grass roots level in one of 34 Australian regions. The VETiS Food & Beverage Regional Competitions test the skills and knowledge of 4000+ apprentices, trainees and students, who have the opportunity to win gold, silver and bronze medals and gain the chance to go on to compete at a national level.

WorldSkills Australia competitions operate on a two-year cycle. The next VETiS Food & Beverage Regional Competition rounds are now running across the country. 2018 and 2020 are the next National Championship years.

Register your interest to compete in VETiS Food & Beverage


Training Package Requirements

The 2018 WorldSkills Australia VETiS Food and Beverage competitions align to the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package (Release 1.1) Qualification.

Regional Competition

Training Package Requirements – Regional Level

The 2018 WorldSkills Australia Regional Competition for VETiS Food and Beverage align to the Units of Competency (Elements of Competency and Performance Criteria) in the SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality (Release 2) Qualification.

  • SITHFAB007 – Serve food and beverage
  • BSBWOR203 – Work effectively with others
  • SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food

Regional Tasks

  • Utilise customer service skills
  • Prepare for service (mise en place)
  • Table setting
  • Order taking
  • Service of food
  • Preparation and service of non-alcoholic beverages including coffee and tea

Regionals Competition Duration

4 hours – 1 day

National Competition

Training Package Requirements – National Level

The 2018 WorldSkills Australia National Competition for VETiS Food and Beverage align to the Units of Competency (Elements of Competency and Performance Criteria) in the SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality (Release 2) Qualification.

In addition to the Regional requirements, the National also includes:

  • SITHFAB203 – Prepare & serve non-alcoholic beverages

National Tasks

  • Utilise customer service skills
  • Prepare for service (mise en place)
  • Table setting
  • Order taking
  • Service of food
  • Preparation and service of non-alcoholic beverages including coffee and tea
  • Design and prepare a mocktail of choice with tent card, and three different styles of service

Nationals Competition Duration

12 hours – 3 days

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