ICC Sydney launches paid and certified traineeship program

01 Feb 2022

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has launched its Professional Growth Traineeship Program – a paid traineeship program spanning culinary, audio visual, event management, business services, risk management and customer service roles.

The premier convention, exhibition and entertainment venue is offering successful candidates an opportunity to train with and work alongside some of the industry’s most celebrated leaders within the events and hospitality industry whilst receiving a wage. The program’s graduates will receive a nationally recognised qualification.

ICC Sydney CEO, Geoff Donaghy said the program provided trainees and apprentices with a unique opportunity to gain experience working in a world class venue with access to industry leaders and professionals to guide them along the way.

“ICC Sydney has earned a sound reputation for its award winning training and development programs. Launching our Professional Growth Traineeship Program, candidates will have the opportunity to learn in-demand skills on the job, whilst studying as they prepare for a career in the hospitality and events industry,” Donaghy said.

ICC Sydney, Director of Human Resources Luke Fleming said the traineeship program allowed candidates to work while providing time for study.

“ICC Sydney’s traineeship program provides candidates with a unique opportunity to learn and work in a supportive environment. They will also benefit from courses run by the venue’s leadership team spanning personal branding, management, leadership, team building and corporate social responsibility (CSR), setting them up for success and the potential for ongoing employment,” Fleming said.

ICC Sydney’s paid traineeships and apprenticeships encompass a raft of roles and certifications including:

• Pastry Chef / Chef – Certificate III in Cookery / Cake and Pastry (Apprenticeship)
• Food and Beverage Attendant – Certificate III in Hospitality (Traineeship)
• Audio Visual – Certificate III in Live Production (Traineeship)
• Digital Media – Certificate III or Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Traineeship)
• Events and Customer Service – Certificate III in Events (Traineeship)
• Risk Officer – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (Traineeship)
• Receptionist – Certificate III in Business (Administration) (Traineeship)

For more information about ICC Sydney’s Professional Growth Traineeship Program and the eligibility criteria, visit: