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The Education Destination : The Education Destination
students to gain practical hands-on experience in commercial businesses and access to the latest computers and facilities to help research and prepare their assignments. Private vocational institutes in Queensland have an array of study options from aviation to information technology to tourism. Some private institutes focus on a specific business area such as hospitality. At vocational institutes, you learn on the equipment and programs used within the industry. For example, in a commercial cooking course, you will use the same type of equipment as in a professional kitchen. Many courses have industry placements as part of their curriculum so you will work within a company in Queensland. For example, if you are studying childcare, you may work in a childcare centre or pre-school. It means that when you graduate, you already have hands-on experience and you are job-ready. If you want to study hospitality, travel or tourism, Queensland has unique benefi ts. As a top tourist destination, it attracts visitors from around Australia and around the world. Through your course, you will gain fi rst-hand experience of working Many courses have industry placements as part of their curriculum, so you gain work experience within an organisation in Queensland. > Above: The Gold Coast has a range of educational institutions and kilometres of sandy, white beaches. Image courtesy of Tourism Queensland. Australia: The Education Destination 49 QUEENSLAND
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