Hospitality Assessment

Essay by maree11High School, 12th gradeA+, March 2005

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Hospitality Training Organisation Inc. (HTA)

The role and service offered by the association.

Hospitality Training Association is a non-profit organization that has been serving the needs of the hospitality industry for over twenty years. HTA was originally established by the hospitality and tourism industries to ensure there was relevant industry focused services available.

HTA's mission statement is;

"To provide a continuity of skills formation, employment and personal development, through the delivery of quality hands on training and management to match the needs, standards and expectations of the hospitality industry"

The services offered by HTA are split into two operating divisions;

· HTA Group Training - Specialises in entry level recruitment and employment for the hospitality industry, specifically, apprenticeships and traineeships. HTA Group Training is the largest employer of hospitality apprentices and trainees in Queensland. HTA Group Training employs hospitality Apprentices and Trainees and then places them in the industry with 'Host Employers' for agreed periods.

When this period is finished, HTA will find the Apprentice or Trainee a job with a different Host Employer. This is called a 'rotational training program'.

· HTA College - Provides nationally and internationally recognised training in all aspects of Hospitality Management, Food and Beverage, Cookery and Front Office and Accommodation through the delivery of short courses and Certificates right through to Diploma Level qualifications.

There are also positions available to work at HTA in

- Administration

- Management

- Marketing

- Business Development

- Human Resources and Recruitment

- Training

- Records Management.

Who benefits from the association.

HTA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, mature aged applicants, people from non-English speaking backgrounds and people of Aboriginal or Torres Straight Islander descent. All these people benefit from the association in many...