Fliplets is an optional pre-VET resource for students to develop some basic Hospitality knowledge before introducing this online resource.
Click on an icon above to select a topic to check your knowledge.
This section will assess your understanding of Communication and Teamwork topics in the course and the workplace, eg communicating information, planning tasks for a team.
This section will assess your understanding of Workplace Health and Safety topics in the course and the workplace, eg mixing chemicals, Safety Data Sheets, chemical labels, documentation.
This section will assess your understanding of Environmental Sustainability topics in the course and the workplace. eg recycling, resource efficiency.
This section will assess your understanding of Financial Transaction topics in the course and the workplace, eg processing payments, balancing a register and understanding GST.
This section will assess your understanding of Stock Control topics in the course and the workplace, eg receiving and rotating stock, retail products, USE BY dates.
This section will assess your understanding of Administration topics in the course and the workplace, eg office documentation, index systems and understanding time.
This section will assess your understanding of Guiding topics in the course and the workplace, eg conducting tourist activities.
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Start/continue through the topics as recommended by your My Learning Roadmap at your own pace.
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When working in the Tourism and Hospitality industry telephone messages may need to be taken for bookings, room service and from suppliers. Messages need to be concise and correct.
Listen to the telephone conversation and complete the Room Service Request Form.
Successful workplace teams are based on a shared understanding, ground rules and commitment. As commitment develops team members become more involved and take ownership for the team's success. Effective teams function on the strength and skills of all team members.
Drag and drop the things that make a successful team.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is about making sure that workplaces are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment. This means having workplace rules, policies, practices and behaviours that are fair and do not disadvantage people because they belong to particular groups.
Match the words with their meanings.
|Taking care of your own duties and answering for your actions.|
|An official record of a grievance against another worker or the employer.|
|When someone is made to feel intimidated, insulted or humiliated.|
|The unfair treatment of others, based on race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religion, or sexual preference.|
|Against the law.|
The ability to give clear directions is an important task for anyone who works in the Hospitality industry. It is important to use a map and gestures, and keep instructions short and simple, so that directions are easy for people to remember.
Drag and drop to complete the sentences. Use the map to help you.
Most books that are used to locate information have a contents page and an index. The contents page lists chapters and the page numbers of the chapters. The index is found at the back of the book and lists items in alphabetical order.
Match the information in Column 1 to the correct chapters and pages in Column 2. Use the Contents page of this recipe book to help you.
A survey is a set of questions which collect information or customer feedback on products or services.
Choose the best answer.
Maintaining a high standard of hygiene in food and beverage areas is important. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are part of a Workplace Health and Safety plan to keep your workplace cleanliness at a high industry standard. You know you must wash your hands when working in a kitchen. An SOP will tell you the procedure to follow.
Drag the hand washing steps into the correct order.
A ratio is a comparison between two things. Ratios are a common way of measuring out parts that are mixed together in different quantities.
Write the ratios for the following instructions.
Chemicals must be handled carefully to avoid injuries and damage. Labels on chemical bottles give directions for use and First Aid information. Safety Data Sheets (SDS) give information on possible hazards, First Aid, fire fighting, accidental release measures and PPE.
'Kleenshine' is a cleaner polish for vinyl floors.
Drag and drop to complete the sentences.
Forms help workplaces collect information exactly the way they need it. They may look different in different workplaces, but basically they record similar information. WHS forms include: Employee Incident Reports, Risk Assessment Forms and Maintenance Request Forms.
Use this chart to assess the following scenarios.
Select the best answer.
|Scenario||Level of Risk||Severity of Risk|
|1||John works in a very busy kitchen. He often leaves the pot handles pointing over the edge of the stove. Belinda rushes past the stove, knocks over a pot of boiling water and scalds herself.|
|2||Chris has dropped a prepared meal on the floor in the rush to get food out to the customers in the lunch period. He pushes some of the food away with his foot and quickly returns to his job. Toby walks past, slips and injures his back.|
Plan with the four R's: reduce, re-use, recycle and recover.
Water the hotel gardens in the middle of the day.
Have a re-use system for towels in hotel rooms.
Businesses should use bamboo plates and cutlery instead of plastic.
Increase the use of disposable products.
Restaurants should compost food waste.
Remind Housekeeping to keep the lights on all the time.
Repair leaking taps promptly.
Stock should not be rotated.
Purchase washing machines with a low energy rating.
It is crucial that the Hospitality industry is proactive and thinks about issues such as sustainability, waste management, energy use and efficiency, resource use and efficiency, water management, recycling and re-use.
Which of the following are good environmental strategies?
Click on the correct answers.
The 'Crowne Plaza' in Melbourne is involved in a program that encourages large hospitality businesses to become more environmentally friendly. These column graphs show the results of the hotel's success over three years.
Choose the best answer.
Customers may pay for their purchases or services in cash. Mistakes can be made when giving change; this may cost the store money or upset customers.
Type the answers in the boxes. You cannot use a calculator for this question.
|Joe purchases several items at the souvenir shop.|
|He purchases a boomerang for $45, 4 postcards at $1.30 each, and a local crafted puppet for $25.00.|
|What is the total cost of the purchase?||$.|
|Joe wants to pay in cash and hands over a $100 note.|
|How much change will he receive?||$.|
GST stands for Goods and Services Tax. The GST was introduced in Australia in the year 2000 and set at the rate of 10%. In the Hospitality and Tourism industry GST is added to most goods and services, such as food, beverages, accommodation, tours and souvenirs.
Complete the following Tax Invoice.
You may use the attached calculator for this question.
Remember GST = 10%
EFTPOS stands for Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale. When a customer wishes to pay using EFTPOS, there are some basic steps that should be followed.
Drag and drop into the correct order.
Within the Hospitality and Tourism industry, there are a range of terms associated with costing and basic financials.
Match the term with the definition.
When goods are received it is important to check the amount received against the amount ordered. If these do not match, there is a quantity discrepancy. If goods received have been spoiled or damaged, this is a quality discrepancy. Stock Order Forms and Delivery Dockets are used to check orders and record deliveries.
Type in the correct answers.
The freshness and quality of stock items depends on stock rotation. This is especially relevant to perishable items.
Complete the sentences by choosing the correct answers.
Stock-on-hand can fluctuate considerably in the Tourism and Hospitality industry. In order to minimise costs, it is necessary to keep the bare essentials in stock. Maintaining par levels of stock ensures that there is enough stock on hand to meet the immediate needs of the establishment and to allow for unexpected circumstances.
The Bar Manager needs to place an order. He checks the Par Sheet and calculates how many units to order.
Fill in the units to order. You cannot use a calculator for this question.
People who work in retail should know about the products they sell. They should know about: warranty, features, benefits, safety, storage and shelf life.
Match the words with their meanings.
Time can be shown on a 12 or 24 hour clock. The 24-hour clock is used in Hospitality and Tourism, and in many countries outside Australia. In the travel industry the 24-hour clock is used to avoid confusion in international travel.
|12 Hour||12 midnight||1 a.m.||2 a.m.||3 a.m.||4 a.m.||5 a.m.||6 a.m.||7 a.m.||8 a.m.||9 a.m.||10 a.m.||11 a.m.|
|12 Hour||12 midday (or noon)||1 p.m.||2 p.m.||3 p.m.||4 p.m.||5 p.m.||6 p.m.||7 p.m.||8 p.m.||9 p.m.||10 p.m.||11 p.m.|
Being able to calculate time is very important to ensure that you are paid correctly. Lunch breaks are usually included on timesheets but are not counted in the hours worked.
Complete the following timesheet. You cannot use a calculator for this question.
Workplace documents include: customer records, letters, memos or memoranda, and emails. In order to communicate effectively in the workplace it is essential that written documents are clear, concise and correct.
Jack Benson manages the front of house staff. He is concerned that staff members are taking too many short breaks during work hours. He wants to remind his staff that paid morning and afternoon tea breaks should be limited to 10 minutes each, and lunch is strictly 60 minutes.
He sends an email to all front of house staff and a copy to Jill Benson. How should Jack write the email?
When working in the Tourism and Hospitality industry you will use a variety of computer office programs, such as word processors, spreadsheets and databases. You may also use templates which have been created for specific purposes in a business.
Drag and drop to complete the sentences.
Records in a business need to be accessible and may be filed in a computer or a steel cabinet. Any records management system must be able to provide the right information, at the right time, to the right person.
In hotels, guests are usually registered on the date of arrival and their records are filed chronologically.
Sort the following hotel guest arrival dates into chronological order.
Intellectual Property is anything that is created through work of the mind. Intellectual property can be divided into copyrights, trademarks and patents. Copyright protects original works such as books, music, computer programs, paintings, photographs, and movies.
Click on the correct word.
|1. A copyright is a law that allows people to use a document||
|2. Copyright gives an author the right to||
|copies of their own work.|
|3. It is||
|to use someone's work without seeking their permission first.|
does not allow
|authors, musicians, and artists to make money from their creations.|
|5. It is all right to change work from one form to another||
Reservation data is the information required from a guest at check-in. Reservation data includes customer details, emergency contacts, room number, check-in/check-out details, luggage, bookings, and special needs.
From the information below choose the correct answer.
Tourism activities, such as day and half day coach tours, have a tour guide. The tour guide counts the number of passengers at the start and end of the tour, and records the Head Count on a checklist.
From the above information choose the correct answer. You cannot use a calculator for this question.
|1. The tour guide organised||
|groups on easy tracks.|
|2. The expected time for the Gully Track was||
|3. The total number of tourists was||
|4. How many tourists did not return?||
|5. The tourists on the Lookout Track took||