McDonald's OASIS Gateway Training
Gain unit standards and kick-start a career in hospitality
McDonald's OASIS (Offering Assistance to Students in Schools) is a great workplace-based programme that provides a head start for students wanting a career in the hospitality/food industry.
The training is linked to nationally recognised unit standards and can lead to national qualifications in hospitality. OASIS is a ServiceIQ and McDonald’s initiative to support hospitality training in schools.
How it works
The OASIS programme takes place takes place in a local McDonald’s restaurant where students get to work with an experienced team. They will learn important skills that are right up with industry standards including: food safety, customer service, personal presentation and teamwork.
The programme involves a block period of 5–10 weeks, totalling 30 hours, with one to two shifts worked in each week. Scheduled time for student placement is during school term only. A schedule will be worked out for students, schools and McDonald’s.
Benefits for students
- Get an introduction to an exciting career in hospitality.
- Learn from a global leader that offers genuine career development.
- Gain credits towards a nationally recognised qualification.
- Get real experience in a real workplace.
- Enjoy the camaraderie from working as part of a team.
- Learn great industry skills and knowledge essential for a hospitality career.
- Learn in a fully supportive environment.
While finding out what it’s like to work in the different McDonald’s stations – including kitchen, drive-through and customer check-out – students will be assessed in these unit standards:
|Unit||Unit standard title||Level||Credits|
|62||Maintain personal presentation and a positive attitude in a workplace involving customer contact||2||3|
|167||Practise food safety methods in a food business under supervision||2||4|
|14443||Pack food and beverage orders for takeaway in a commercial hospitality environment||2||2|
|28145||Interact with customers in a service delivery context||2||2|
|29529||Perform crew duties under supervision in a quick service restaurant||2||4|
|29530||Serve customers under supervision in a quick service restaurant||2||2|
Please note: At the discretion of McDonald's there may be an option for successful students to be offered a paid position after satisfactory completion of the OASIS programme.