The below resources are aimed to support VET Coordinators, Career Advisors, and teachers, involved in teaching and mentoring students, across all high school age groups, to consider training, jobs and careers in tourism and hospitality. The materials on this site are free to download and use for educational purposes.
“Most of us working at ‘The Camels’ are backpackers, so we are working holiday makers and we are just loving this opportunity being on the beach every day.” – Joy Tiainen, Working Holiday Maker at Red Sun Camels
“Advice that I would give someone that’s wanting to join the Tourism and Hospitality is just do it! It’s amazing, you meet so many different people from all over the world.” – Rani Falconer, Guest Relations Officer, and Groups Coordinator at Mantarays
“I love just how different every day is… it’s always a challenge and always a bit of fun as well – mixing with all the different groups of people that come through.” – Rahim Bin Hitam, Team Leader, and Tour Guide at Willie Creek Pearl Farm
View the Careers page for the full suite of career videos for inspiration by some of the wonderful ambassadors working in WA’s tourism and hospitality industry.
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, 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.
The Tourism & Hospitality Careers Promotion program commenced in 2022. Designed to inform and inspire high school students about career opportunities, education and training pathways into the industry, this program incorporates in-school presentations, industry career guidance and school resources development.
Teachers and schools can contact Tourism WA to express their interest in the program.
The Tourism Western Australia Library houses a collection of images and videos showcasing the tourism and hospitality workforce in Western Australia. We encourage schools, educational institutions, industry and stakeholders to take advantage of access to these free assets to promote tourism and hospitality as a career of choice.
Please note, assets can only be downloaded by registered users and some assets have restricted use due to copyright licensing.
Below are some examples of the exciting suite of images available.