Professional Qualifications

  • Learn how to add that professional touch to your cooking skills. Photo credit: Le Cordon BleuLearn how to add that professional touch to your cooking skills. Photo credit: Le Cordon Bleu
  • Get into nursing with a vocational qualification.  Photo credit: NorthTecGet into nursing with a vocational qualification. Photo credit: NorthTec
  • Interested in bakery or patisserie?  A qualification might just be the icing on your cake.  Photo credit: Box Hill Institute.Interested in bakery or patisserie? A qualification might just be the icing on your cake. Photo credit: Box Hill Institute.

Skilled jobs are those which require someone to have qualifications confirming their skills and experience before they can be considered for a role.

You want... to work in the food industry

Possible careers: Chef, baker, food scientist/technologist, food manufacturer

You may have a natural skill for creating amazing food, but a vocational food course can be the big difference between budding amateur and a Michelin starred professional.  Employment opportunities are available all over the world in the food industry, so it's a great profession to be involved in.  The food & hospitality industry is hugely important in Australia and New Zealand, and both countries take training for it extremely seriously!  As such, you find that colleges all around Australia and New Zealand offer state of the art facilities and a strong industry focus which will set you on the right path for your career in food.

Find colleges offering courses in Cooking & Bakery.

 

You want... to work in health

Possible careers: Nurse, dental technologist, dental hygienist

If you want to work in health, there is no escaping the need for professional vocational training.  Nursing course are also available at universities, but if you are interested in qualifying as a nurse, it is also worth looking at colleges in Australia and New Zealand, as you may find that their approach to teaching the profession gives you more experience and closer links to the industry.  Most health professions are in high demand everywhere, so your newly acquired skills will never be underused.

Find colleges offering courses in Health & Community.

 

Think you will need a professional qualification for your career but not sure what course you need to study?  Contact Study Options to talk about your options.

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