been a significant opportunity that was made available to La Salle College this
year to develop a Centre for Excellence in Hospitality.
consultation with the Australian Industry Trade College (AiTC), La Salle
College have developed a program for the unification of all Hospitality
services in Year 11 and 12, under the management of an Industry
Leader and Assessor (ILA) who has been employed through AiTC.
The ILA has
been responsible for the integration and management of the traineeship
workforce, the training and assessment programs for Hospitality classes in Year
11 – 12, the development and operation of the catering service business.
interesting aspect of the plan is that Hospitality students, through a 2 year
program in Years 11 and 12, will be employed by La Salle College as School
Based Trainees (SBT) for 7.5 hours per week and be able to complete the
Certificate III in Catering Operations. This qualification reflects
the role of those individuals working in catering operations who use a range of
traineeship sponsored by the Government, has a qualified chef, known as the
Industry Leader and Assessor (ILA) Mr Nick Campbell, Mr Chris Martin (Director
of Learning) who works alongside staff members, Ms Annie Bui (Home Economics
teacher) and Ms Shari Outram (Canteen Manager).
The students (or trainees) are required to dress in chef uniforms for each Hospitality lesson as well as their service duties.
The 21, Year 11 and 14, Year 12 Hospitality students have
made specialty items each Friday including Laksa and wanton noodle soup and have
catered for Board dinners, the VIP evening for Mary Poppins Drama
Production and Making A Difference Book Launch.