Start Your Hospitality Career Today

Ventia has a proud history of partnering with the Australian Defence Force (ADF), spanning three decades. We currently are the largest provider of  Defence Base Services, managing three of the five regional zone on behalf of Defence. As part of this Defence Base Services Contract in Victoria, we are offering Apprentice Chef and Food & Beverage Trainee opportunities at the following locations:

RAAF Base Williams (Click here to the view the location)
HMAS Cerberus (Click here to the view the location)
Simpson Barracks (Click here to view the location)
Puckapunyal Military Base (Click here to view the location)
RAAF Base East Sale (Click here to view the location)

Turn your passion for the industry into a paid career!

View our video to hear from Head Chef Warren. He shared with us what attracted him to working at the Defence Base with Ventia, and gave some guidance for anyone looking to start a career in hospitality. 

To learn more about the apprenticeships and traineeships, as well as find out what it's like to work at one of the Defence Bases, please contact our team at  

If you are ready to start a career in Hospitality, then this will be an incredible platform for you to do so.These opportunities will see you working in a good quality kitchen with large state of the art equipment and will provide you with consistent work that will not be affected by the pandemic. In fact, we haven’t missed a meal service yet!