“We at Hotel Saravanaa Bhavan, franchisee for Australian operations, recruit Indian chefs and cooks predominantly from our parent company in India, through the Skill Assessment conducted by Victoria University and Baasu Consultants. Baasu Consultants is a highly professional organization and consistent in delivering the best possible service in conducting the Practical Skill Assessment for our Cook and Chef recruits.
We find that the Practical Skill Assessment has a very holistic approach and has very high competency requirements. As part of the skill assessment, the candidates are briefed about Australian workplace safety, hygiene and the Australian legislation on food safety and handler’s responsibilities, which is important as it saves the workplace training costs for the employer.”
“ Majority of our candidates for skill assessment is our own staff in India who are designated to travel to Australia to work in our Australian restaurants. Baasu Consultants delivered the best possible service in a highly professional manner. Also, we found that the practical skill assessment by Victoria University and Baasu Consultants has a very systematic approach to understand the position of South Indian cooks and chefs. As part of skill assessment, the candidates are briefed about the Australian legislation on food safety
and handler’s responsibility, which is important as it saves the workplace training costs for the employer. It must be mentioned that the candidates had the best of kitchen facility. We are very satisfied with the entire process and we have even received the outcome letter within a fortnight. This quick turnaround period is very important for the hospitality trade.”
“We are very pleased with the practical skill assessment conducted by Victoria University and Baasu Consultants. Our candidates for the April Assessment in Chennai, India, have cleared it with flying colors. As per our client’s feedback, the skill assessment exercise was conducted very professionally and the candidates were provided with clear guidance
on the necessary steps as well as on the paperwork required and by completing the process, they now have a much higher degree of appreciation for the Australian Skill Assessment system. They are also well prepared to meet the expectations of the Australian Hospitality environment.”