Get Ahead with ETC

Jobs are Guaranteed*

An exciting opportunity exists to secure work in Retail and Hospitality on the North Coast. We are working with a selection of great employers who need skilled people now. Our series of short courses^ are designed to get you job ready.

Our bar and food service short course will provide you with the skills required to get a job in this exciting environment. Or perhaps you would prefer to learn how to make the perfect coffee or work in the housekeeping department in a world-class resort.

ETC works with industry to give you real life work experience and only uses industry experienced trainers that customise the training to suit your needs.

Submit the expression of interest form and one of our training team members will contact you.

Courses Available


Learn the skills required to work in Australia’s largest retail and supermarket stores. ETC’s retail short course will teach you the basics of how to work in a customer service environment, cash handling procedures, how to merchandise products and safe work practices.

ETC’s retail course is running in Ballina and Lismore. 


Bar and Food Service

Get the ultimate job and work behind a bar this Summer. Skill up now with ETC’s Bar and Food service course where you will learn how to operate a bar and pull a beer. This course also includes the required RSA course and safe food handling which are essential for anyone who wants to work in hospitality.

ETC’s Bar and Food Service Course is running in Byron Bay, Ballina and Lismore. 



With the Christmas holiday season around the corner our local hotels and resorts will need well trained housekeepers to prepare rooms for their guests. Housekeeping is a great way to earn an income over the Summer while working in a fast paced and exciting environment.

ETC’s housekeeping course is running in Ballina and Byron Bay. 


Kitchen hand

Learn the skills to get started in the hospitality industry and earn some dollars this Summer with ETC’s kitchen hand short course. Starting off as a kitchen hand is a great way to make your way up the hospitality ladder while getting a feel for all facets of working in this exciting industry.

ETC’s kitchen hand course is running in Byron Bay. 


* Employers are looking to recruit participants from this program and offers will be made at their discretion.
^ Funded by NSW Government’s “Smart and Skilled” program. Selection criteria applies.

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