HTN is an Australian Hospitality Group Training Organisation.



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What We Do

We recruit and employ Hospitality Apprentices and Trainees

HTN recruits and employs Apprentices and Trainees. Our aim is to provide the best possible likelihood of a successful Apprenticeship or Traineeship completion. HTN offer flexible and customised service approaches to find the right-fit candidate for hospitality, food services and tourism businesses. Founded in 1985, HTN is a not-for-profit Group Training Organisation (GTO) operating in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.


HTN is owned and operated by MRAEL, part of IntoWork Australia.

Our Shared Values

Collaboration, Courage, Innovation, Integrity, and Respect

Our goal is to be the “go to” people for pathways into the hospitality and foodservice industries. We take great pride in creating opportunities to allow young professionals to realise their potential.

Our Vision

  • Provide world-wide opportunities for our apprentices.
  • Enhance the image of cookery and food service careers by extensively marketing them as a highly desirable professions.
  • Work with industry associations and Government to provide meaningful and worthwhile opportunities for the next generation of industry professionals (i.e. a sustainable future).
  • Collaborate with businesses to create opportunities for excellence.
  • Contribute to the development of a highly skilled nation by providing training/employment, and business development assistance to both individuals and businesses that is second to none.
  • Address the demand for the chronic shortage of apprentices and qualified chefs and retail butchers , in concert with other stakeholders, to address  this shortage.
  • Supply the marketplace with passionate and enthusiastic Apprentices, as well as assisting Industry address the skills needs of these aspiring professionals
  • Provide a professional and safe environment for apprentices to develop their skills, ensuring our training is of the highest standard.
  • Serve industry by providing quality “Hospitality Employment Solutions”.

HTN have been opening doors and creating opportunities for cookery (and food service) apprentices and trainees for over 30 years.

Our History

Launched In 1985 HTN was the vision of industry professionals to address industry training needs, and promote the food service professions.

It was led by the President of the Restaurant and Catering Association, who together with representatives from industry organisations, TAFE NSW and the former NSW Department of Education and Communities (DEC), became the founding members of the Hospitality Group Apprentice Scheme.

Our Privacy Statement

HTN is committed to providing quality services and our statement outlines our ongoing obligations in respect of how we manage Personal Information. Read our Privacy Statement here.

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