Delivering Luxury Service in Hospitality

Thank you for your interest in the luxury hospitality training program that RDA Barossa is delivering with funding from the Department of State Development's Jobs First WorkReady grant program.  We are really excited about the opportunities that this program presents. Download the program flyer here.

Developed in close consultation with many of the luxury restaurants in the Barossa region, this tailored hospitality training program is unique to the region, fully industry supported and strongly linked with many employing businesses in the region!

Where: Various locations around the Barossa including Appellation, Fino, Hentley Farm and Lambert Estate Wines.

When: 23 January 2017 - 16 February 2017, 2-4 days a week over these 4 weeks from 9:30-3:30 each day. Plus 1-2 shifts of work experience in the following weeks. 

Who*: If you are already in hospitality but are looking to fine tune your skills and increase your working hours, OR if you are looking to enter the hospitality workforce for the first time - this training program is for you!  We have arranged for each individual participants needs to be met.

What: Course components will be delivered by HITsa (Hospitality basics, Coffee Making, Cultural Sensitivity, Conflict Resolution, Customer Service Expectations), with intensive components delivered by various hospitality experts such as Penny Rafferty and Mark McNamara.  There will also be engagement with local people who are helping to make the Barossa one of Australia's premier wine & food tourism destinations throughout the course.

How: To apply for this training opportunity, please ensure you include the following and send to Meagan@barossa.org.au by 13 January 2017

  • A cover letter, including: who you are, some experience (if any) in hospitality, outline your enthusiasm for the industry and why you want to undertake this training program.
  • A current resume
  • This Questionnaire
  • Commencement Form (we will need the original signed form)

For all enquiries please contact Charlotte Williams or Meagan Stapleton on 8563 3603

*Do you Qualify for subsidies? If you are unemployed or work on average less than 17 hours per week, yes!  If no, please contact Meagan or Charlotte as if there is enough regional interest, we will discuss opportunities for these people.

This project is funded by the Government of South Australia’s Skills for Jobs in Regions initiative – Industry Links Retail & Hospitality Project and is delivered in partnership with Regional Development Australia Barossa.

If you need some assistance with your covering letter and resume, please contact Stephen Birch 8563 3603 who is the Career Coach with the Barossa Career Service.