All Your Course and Enrollment Questions Answered

What are the possible career paths in the hospitality industry?

What are the possible career paths in the hospitality industry?

There are a lot of different career options in hospitality. There are front-of-house jobs where you can be customer facing, like being a waiter/waitress, host, hotel general manager, receptionist, door person, concierge and more. There are also behind-the-scenes jobs where you’re more involved in the background operations that keep everything running smoothly. This includes being a sous chef, line cook, kitchen manager, and expeditor. The great thing about studying anything in hospitality is that you will always have transferable skills, which will make you valuable in so many different areas.

What do Kenvale career advisors do?

Our career advisors are there to help applicants and enrolled students find the right course of study for them, and determine the right career direction. They are highly knowledgeable about the Kenvale curriculum and the greater hospitality industry in the country to make sure what our students are studying can lead them towards a job and a career. Our advisors are there to help you learn as much as you can about the individual courses, tuition fees, whether you should study full-time or part-time and what you can do with each of our courses. We have advisors who deal with both international studies or domestic studies.

Can a Kenvale student work and study at the same time?

Yes, in fact, most of our students work in their local hospitality industries when they aren’t attending class. We believe working and learning from industry professionals is one of the most effective ways for our talented students to become high-level industry professionals in their own right. You will be able to study and also earn money at the same time, giving you a perfectly well-rounded work and study experience that will be highly beneficial as you start building your career. This is why most of our students graduate already in employment. We help solve the issue of dealing with the stress of finding a job for our students.

What are the entry requirements for Kenvale College?

If you would like to apply to study at Kenvale College and are from Australia or New Zealand, you are required to have a Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent (unless an exception is made by the College). An ATAR is not required. You must be turning 18 years old in your first year of study and have a genuine interest for the industry. You will also need to complete the Kenvale College application form and pass an individual Interview.

If you are an international student, you must be proficient in English (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent). You must have completed high school, be over the age of 18 years old, and have a genuine interest for the industry. You will also need to complete the Kenvale College application form and pass an individual Interview.

Do I need to attend an interview as part of the application process?

Yes, you will need to come in for an interview as part of the application process for Kenvale College. After you have completed and submitted the application form, you will be invited to attend an interview. The interview process is designed to help applicants to assess their suitability to the hospitality and events industry. During the interview stage, prospective students will also be assessed according to the skills and attitudes that are required to work in the industry.

Where do Kenvale College students work?

Our students work at a number of different hospitality establishments and event venues, including five-star hotels, fine dining restaurants, casual sporting venues and wedding venues. In fact, Kenvale College has established relationships with a broad range of industry partners over the years, which gives our students the opportunity to work in some very exciting spaces. Using these industry contacts, we are able to introduce our students to potential employers, plus our students have the chance to get paid employment in the industry while they complete their studies.

What is the Kenvale Restaurant like?

Kenvale Restaurant is a student training facility, which is open to members of the public. The restaurant offers a high quality three course meal. All of the dishes available at the restaurant are served and prepared by Kenvale students who work under the supervision of qualified lecturers. This environment offers our students an opportunity to be properly trained and to serve paying customers, and provides them with valuable real-life experience. If you are interested in visiting the Kenvale Restaurant for a meal, please don’t hesitate to book a table. To do so, you can visit http://bit.ly/BookKenvaleRestaurant , call us on 02 9314 6213 or email rsvp@kenvale.edu.au.

Can I recruit at Kenvale College?

Yes, absolutely. If you work in the hospitality and events industry and have a job vacancy at your establishment, we encourage you to recruit from Kenvale College. In fact, we have a dedicated industry liaison team who is constantly on the look out for new industry partners that fit our criteria. If you are looking for potential employees, we are happy to introduce you to qualified and trained students who are seeking work. We don’t charge any fees for this service.

What do the industry liaison managers do at Kenvale College?

The industry liaison managers at Kenvale College take the time to meet with each individual student in order to ascertain their interests, experience and career aspirations. They will then work with each student to help them secure employment in the industry. Part of the role of our industry liaison managers is to help students to develop their resumes, prepare for job interviews, and work on areas in which they need to improve and strengthen. Thanks to the help of our industry liaison managers, we usually have around 50 percent of students placed in paid jobs by the end of the first week of their course.