W122939 - Kitchen hand

Kitchen hand
Catching Pen

An exciting opportunity exists to enhance your hospitality skills with Coleraine’s new “Catching Pen” cafe. This business was recently opened by owners, Fiona Robertson and Axy Dickinson, with a vision of providing local opportunities from local employment, a “gathering” place for locals to meet up, along with a stylish meeting and function room, hence the emphasis will be on creating employment and work skill opportunities for Coleraine locals.
You will learn a range of new skills relating to the Hospitality Industry, under the supervision of manager, Hayley Rigby and develop industry knowledge, and work within a community minded team.

Skills You Might Learn

You will learn a variety of skills including excellent customer service, Food and beverage preparation, Barista operation, Money handling, OH&S, Problem solving, In addition you will be encouraged to develop your planning skills, time management and to demonstrate initiative in the workplace. Working in this socially diverse environment, will also enhance your communication skills. You will learn about health, safety, security and workplace hygiene procedures.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Maintain Cleanliness of work and food services areas. Demonstrate knowledge of Safe food handling processes and personal hygiene. Serve food and beverages to customers. Some cleaning tasks including clearing of table and/or dishes will also be required. Observe and Assist in sanitizing procedures. Provide excellent, customer service. Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages. Prepare and serve espresso coffee. Cash Handling including how to operate a Cash register and Eftpos transactions.

Student Requirements

Students will need a willingness to learn, good communication skills and some knowledge of the Hospitality Industry.
Students attending this placement must be able to pay attention to detail, interact well with customers and display good communication skills and have a solid work ethic.

Dress Requirements

Black Pants, white shirt, closed, comfortable black shoes. Apron supplied
Long Hair tied back.

Special Transport Requirements

Café is located in main street of Coleraine


  • SIT20316 - Certificate II in Hospitality
  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W122939
Industry Area: HOSPITALITY
Location: Coleraine - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: “Catching Pen” is open 7.30am till 2.30 Monday to Friday, 9.30 till 2.30 on Saturday Preferred days are Monday, Wednesday or Thursday and/or Saturday. Tuesday and Friday are by negotiation. Times can be negotiated to allow for travel arrangements.
Added By: Glenelg and Southern Grampians Local Learning & Employment Network


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