Are university work placements really worthwhile?

Over 90 per cent of Australians consider student work placements to be important in preparing young people for the workplace, according to Universities Australia. With more of the country understanding…

Why VET students get the best of both worlds

You've probably heard the tale from more than one person: Stepping out into the world with a fresh bachelor's degree only to find that every employer in your chosen field…

Practical career options for young people in 2019

Over your lifetime, you'll experience 17 different jobs and five careers, according to a report by the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA).Young people today have more power than ever to…

Can you get paid while studying event management?

A vocational education and training (VET) event management qualification incorporates paid work experience into your study, allowing you to earn money while you study. This work-integrated learning structure makes VET…

What is VET in Australia? (and why you should care about it)

VET stands for vocational education and training, and is a common term in Australia for nationally recognised tertiary qualifications outside of university. A VET qualification is an extremely attractive alternative…

What’s the work-life balance like in hospitality management?

Hospitality management is an extremely rewarding career path – but it doesn't come without challenges. As in any industry, work-life balance can be a major obstacle for many working in…

What’s the career progression like in commercial cookery?

Here in Australia, we're so lucky to have an incredible industry for chefs to flourish in. From celebrities to head chefs of world-renowned Australian restaurants, countless people have already risen…

5 reasons 2019 is the perfect time to start a vocational qualification

New Year's resolution goals: Start your career straight out of high school!The beginning of 2019 is just around the corner and it's time to think about the next chapter of your…

Does a vocational qualification give you better career prospects than a university degree?

  Whether you\’re fresh out of high school or simply looking for a change in career, choosing your pathway to success is a decision worthy of serious thought. You want…

Are you better suited to a front or back of house role?

  Jobs in the Australian hospitality sector can be classified into two general areas: back of house and front of house. Each are suited to people with different skills, and…

What are the soft and hard skills needed for a hospitality management career?

Hospitality management is an extremely rewarding career, allowing you to build an international name for yourself and provide meaningful positive experiences for visitors from around the world. To achieve as…

Short courses at Kenvale College: Your pathway to success

Hospitality is one of Australia\’s largest sectors, employing approximately 913,000 workers as of May 2018, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – and it\’s growing. Restaurant & Catering…