The Sunshine Coast features coastal beaches and waterways, scenic hinterland areas, national parks as well as world-class resorts, quality restaurants and several attractions.

The Sunshine Coast incorporates the beach side towns of Caloundra, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, Coolum, Noosa, Cooloola Coast and also includes the hinterland, Glass House Mountains, Kenilworth, the Mary Valley and the Blackall Range.

The Sunshine Coast is not only a great place to holiday and live, but it’s also a great place to work and kickstart your career.

Whether you’re looking for a casual job or a permanent position in the tourism industry, Queensland’s Sunshine Coast delivers outstanding career pathways and choices for everyone. With more opportunities than ever available, there’s never been a better time to work in a fun and dynamic environment and consider a career in hospitality or tourism on the Sunshine Coast.


Jobs Now, Career Later

You can find a job right now, but there is also a range education and training options available if you want to go further. Become a Chef with subsidised training from TAFE Queensland on the Sunshine Coast. Launch your cooking career with a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816). This intensive 40-week program combines practical experience in our live training restaurant with industry work experience. It provides you with the essential skills and knowledge to join a kitchen as an apprentice chef. This program is fully subsidised by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) (eligibility criteria apply). For more information, please visit

To find out about other education and training options, head to the Study section now.

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