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Junior Secondary - 9, 10
  
Junior Hospitality
 
Junior Hospitality has been designed as an extension of Home Economics where students have the opportunity to
develop an understanding of the basic practices of the Hospitality industry.
This will include the investigation of food production topics such as Safety and hygiene practices, basic cookery principles, café menus, restaurant practices, menu design, food presentation, and team work.
The ways of working and knowledge and understanding required for field of study draws on the essential learnings from the Technology and Health and Physical Development guidelines.
 
 
Senior Secondary - 11 & 12
 
HOSPITALITY STUDIES (HOS) (OP Hospitality)
AUTHORITY SUBJECT
The hospitality industry in Australia is a major contributor to the economic, social and recreational life of the nation.
Hospitality Studies has been designed to give students opportunities, through the theoretical and practical components, to appreciate and understand the industry’s workplace culture and practices, and also engage them in examining and evaluating the impact of social, cultural and environmental issues from a hospitality perspective.
Dakabin State High School has a long-standing commitment, as leaders in senior schooling, to the provision of meaningful education that leads to vocational career paths. The course provides application to many fields in the industry, domestically and internationally, e.g.:
  • Food Production and Marketing
  • Catering and Hospitality
-          Chef
-          Function/Events Manager
  • Tourism
  • Food Styling
  • Hotel/Resort Careers
  • Food and Beverage service/managers
  • Hospitality Management
Certificate, Diploma and Degree courses may be pursued in tertiary studies upon completing secondary education.
 
As this is an Authority Subject, the range of assessment items which will be developed each semester, will be      reflective of the academic rigor required and will be used to develop a profile of the students’ ability in all aspects of the course.
 
The compulsory practical component of the course will incorporate regular practical food and beverage exercises, involvement in function work during and after school hours and extended excursions to resorts, restaurants and other hospitality venues.
 
Students will be required to provide ingredients for many of the practical tasks and will be required to purchase a chef’s apron and hat at the beginning of the course which will be worn during all practical class work.
 
 
 
HOSPITALITY (HST) (Non-OP Hospitality)
AUTHORITY-REGISTERED SUBJECT
 
Hospitality is an area of study that provide students with a range of interpersonal skills with general application in personal and working life, as well as with specific knowledge and skills related to employment within the industry.
 
The hospitality industry has become increasingly important in Australian society as a source of expanding employment opportunities. This study area specification is designed to provide an understanding of the role of the hospitality industry as well as the structure, scope and operation if related activities.  The hospitality industry provides the context and standards in which students not only learn to understand the industry’s workplace culture and practices, but also develop the skills, processes and attitudes crucial for making valid decisions about future career paths.  The specification also enables students to enables students to investigate hospitality as a source of leisure activities, life skills, or as an avenue for further study.
 
Dakabin State High School has a long-standing commitment, as leaders in senior schooling, to the provision of meaningful vocational education.  The course provides application to many fields in the industry, domestically and internationally, for example:
·         Food Production and Marketing
·         Catering and Hospitality
·         Chef
·         Function/Events Manager
·         Tourism
·         Food Styling
·         Hotel/Resort Careers
·         Food and Beverage service/managers