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Yaama Dhiyaan Hospitality Training

Looking to work in hospitality?

Love working with food and want to make a career of it?

Yaama Dhiyaan is Australia’s first and only hospitality college specialising in Indigenous culture and cuisine.       

We offer accredited Certificate II training in Hospitality (Operations) with a focus on gaining employment in the hospitality industry.          

Four courses will be run in 2008 Yaama Dhiyaan offers a unique training experience. It is an initiative of the Redfern-Waterloo Authority in partnership with Aboriginal elder Aunty Beryl Van-Oploo, and Aboriginal chef, Mathew Cribb. The course is open to Indigenous and non-Indigenous unemployed people.

This 8 week full-time course features:

✔         Food and beverage service.

✔         Customer service and teamwork.

✔         Hands-on tutorial sessions.

✔         Practical work experience with Yaama Dhiyaan Functions and Catering.

✔         Cooking classes with an Indigenous twist.

✔         Accreditation in Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA); Responsible Conduct of Gaming (RCG) and Barista Training.

For enquiries about the course or to register your interest for future courses, contact Louise Wagner, at the Redfern-Waterloo Authority by phone 02 9202 9100 or email


The Yaama Dhiyaan Hospitality Training and Function Centre is close to Redfern Railway Station, at Darlington. The Centre is an initiative managed by the Redfern-Waterloo Authority and assisted by nationally accredited training organisation MG* My Gateway. Training support is provided by the Department of Education and Training.

From RWA Add in South Sydney Herald September 2007 -