W116850 - Food and beverage attendant

Food and beverage attendant
Magdala Motor Lodge

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact CGLLEN for specific details of the student work placement- swl@cgllen.org.au or 5352 3266. Magdala Motor Lodge & Lakeside Restaurant features 29 accommodation suites and a fully licensed restaurant servicing corporate clientele, in house guest and the local community with service across breakfast, lunch & dinner. Opportunities exist in Kitchen Operations & Front of House roles. This opportunity for a student to join the team for placement as a Food & Beveridge Attendant will see the development of a broad range of skills to apply to a career in hospitality. The experience will include hands on work in the restaurant and kitchen. If you are motivated and enthusiastic about learning from a successful team of professionals, please talk to your Careers teacher about how to apply for this opportunity.

Skills You Might Learn

The student may have the opportunity to attain a broad range of skills while on work placement. These may include valuable employability skills such as;
- Communication.
- Teamwork.
- Punctuality.
- Presentation.
- Hygiene.
- Problem solving.
- Planning.
- Initiative.
- Follow instructions.
- Work under supervision.
- Industry specific OH&S.

The student may also attain vital industry specific skills which will relate to their secondary school studies they include:
- Hands-on practical experience.
- Observing and learning from industry qualified and experienced professionals.
- Working in real-life scenarios.
- Working with tools and equipment necessary to the occupation.
- Liaising and working with supervisors, colleagues, industry personnel, customers/clients and suppliers.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students are required to demonstrate a cheerful outlook towards hospitality and customer service. Students are encouraged to consider a SWL placement to develop skills learned from their VET or VCAL subject in Hospitality and/or Business Services.
Students will be responsible for the following tasks:
- Assisting trained staff with hospitality related activities.
- Engaging with customers related to hospitality activities as advised by trained staff.
- Completing all related cleaning and set up and packing away tasks as assigned by assisting trained staff.

Student Requirements

Students will assist trained staff in performing duties, students receiving high level supervision. Students are encouraged to consider a SWL placement to develop skills learned from their VET or VCAL subject in Hospitality.

Whilst the student is attending the work placement they are expected to:
- Student must be interested in Front of House and Kitchen Operations as part of the Hospitality industry.
- Student must be willing to spend periods of time observing and to undertake necessary tasks as requested.
- Students should only undertake this SWL placement if they are motivated and willing to actively participate in tasks and duties that will enhance their employability skills.
- Dress appropriately.
- Maintain interest and participate in tasks and work duties.
- Be well mannered and behave in a respectful and responsible manner.
- Punctuality is important and any planned or unplanned absences must be reported to both the workplace supervisor and the careers teacher.
- Follow management instructions.
- Have good communication skills.
- Act in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements.
- Work within the team.
- Listen and take advice from fellow workers.
- Respect other people’s belongings.
- Keep a note pad and pen handy to take notes for their own reference.
- Demonstrate the skills they have developed through their course.
- Students are to complete any applicable relevant course work and/or SWL Logbook entries as outlines in the SWL Arrangement.
- Personal mobile phones are not required and should only be used out of work hours or on meal breaks.

Dress Requirements

All students undertaking a SWL placement with Magdala are required to wear
- Black Pants
- Black Shoes (Comfortable, polished or good/presentable condition)
- Black or White Shirt/Blouse/Tee

Special Transport Requirements

The student or the parent/guardian (where the student is under 18 years of age) is responsible for the student’s transport to and from the workplace. If it is proposed that the student may need to undertake vehicle travel with their employer and/or supervisor during the arrangement (including transporting the student to and/or from the workplace), the employer must complete the Structured Workplace Learning Travel and Accommodation Form. The student or the parent/guardian (where the student is under 18 years of age) must give their consent by also completing this form. If transport is presenting a problem, please contact CGLLEN to discuss available options and support that can be provided. Email: SWL@cgllen.org.au Phone: 03 5352 3266.


  • SIT20316 - Certificate II in Hospitality
  • SIT20416 - Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
  • SIT30616 - Certificate III in Hospitality
  • SIT30916 - Certificate III in Catering Operations
  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W116850
Industry Area: HOSPITALITY
Location: Stawell - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: To be negotiated with Teacher, Student and Employer- Forms required before commencement are Ministerial Order 55 - Structured Workplace Learning Arrangements; Structured Workplace Learning Arrangement Form; and Structured Workplace Learning Guidelines for Employers.
Added By: Central Grampians Local Learning & Employment Network


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