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Tourism WA in partnership with FutureNow will be implementing in-school programs positioning careers in tourism and hospitality as a top choice for high school students, to help grow and develop the future tourism and hospitality workforce.

FutureNow is the Western Australian Skills Advisory Body for the creative, leisure and technology sectors.


Chef Ambassador Program – Secondary Schools

The Chef Ambassador Program delivers a range of educational sessions and cooking demonstrations by young chefs, in secondary schools throughout Perth and South West regions. Supported by Tourism WA and delivered by Hospitality Group Training WA in partnership with FutureNow, the program is designed to inspire the next generation of WA's culinary stars while raising awareness of the opportunities and realities of working as a chef and in the hospitality industry. The program also includes professional development opportunities for teachers.

Teachers and schools can contact Hospitality Group Training WA to express their interest in the program.


Tourism & Hospitality Careers Promotion – Secondary Schools

The Tourism & Hospitality Careers Promotion program will be commencing in 2022. Designed to inform and inspire high school students about career opportunities, education and training pathways into the industry, this program will incorporate in-school presentations, industry career guidance and school resources development.

Teachers and schools can contact FutureNow to express their interest in the program.


Education and Training pathways

Tourism, hospitality and events training and education pathways are available through universities and TAFE providers in Metro Perth, regional Western Australia and online. Explore some of the courses on offer via the following links:

Last Reviewed: 2021-09-09