In recent years, the Australian hospitality, tourism and personal services industries have grown in size and sophistication, which is reflected in the wide variety of courses offered. New markets continue to emerge in niche areas such as gastronomy, ecotourism and wine tourism. In the past, many people within these industries were trained in the workplace, but now courses are offered at many institutions across Australia, including universities, TAFE institutes and private colleges.
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The courses and employment opportunities available will depend on the level of qualification you complete. There are three qualification levels in hospitality, tourism and personal services: