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Service Industries Pathway

The Service Industries Vocational Pathway provides a wide range of exciting opportunities for young people with great communication and social skills. You’ll be working with people, and for people, and experience lots of variation; from who you’re dealing with to where you’re working. You might work in hospitality, tourism, hair and beauty, retail or sports and recreation. Please see Youth Guarantee for a comprehensive list of vocational opportunities in this Pathway.

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Below is a flow chart showing how you might progress through this Vocational Pathway, starting at secondary school level. Click on any bullet-pointed programme for more details.


Year 10, 11 and 12

STAR Experiences: Try a quick STAR experience to get an idea of what study and work in this industry will be like...

Online Courses: Take a year-long online course with credits. Maybe work it into your tourism study at school...


Year 11, 12 and 13

Year 1 at WTA/Wintec: Commit to spending a whole school year coming to Wintec one day a week as part of your regular school programme...



Year 12 and 13

Year 2 at WTA/Wintec: Loved WTA? Come back for a second year to narrow down your learning to a particular field...


Higher Pathways

You've now finished school, what will you do? Start a job or apprenticeship, or come back to Wintec and learn some more...