ACCOR Hotels

Have a virtual Industry Immersion Experience while learning from home or in face-to-face classes.


Due to COVID-19 directives from the Department of Education and Training, all Term 2 face-to-face Immersions have been postponed.


Tuesday June 9, 2020


Location: Melbourne CBD

Each school will visit 1 of the following Hotels:

  • Novotel Melbourne South Wharf
  • Novotel Melbourne on Collins
  • Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
  • Pullman Mercure Melbourne Albert Park

PLEASE NOTE: This Immersion is designed for Students in Years 9 & 10

9:30am (registration) - 2:30pm

Students and teachers will meet at a central Melbourne ACCOR Hotel.
Groups will be accompanied by a CEAV staff member who will act as a chaperone for the day.


**Melbourne CBD hotel locations to be confirmed

AccorHotels is a world leading travel & lifestyle group offering unique experiences in more than 4,200 hotels, resorts and residences across 95 countries. Its portfolio includes internationally acclaimed luxury brands including Raffles, Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure, The Sebel, Peppers and the Art Series Hotels. 

This industry immersion experience will offer students and teachers the opportunity to go behind the scenes at one of Accor's Melbourne Hotels to get a real world taste of life working in the Visitor Economy Industry.


Activities students and teachers may participate in on the day include:

  • A Hotel introduction and overview of the business including and the range of careers on offer in the industry.
  • A tour of the front end of the hotel and back of house.
  • Itinerary planning and anticipating guests needs with concierge staff.
  • Restaurant and bar service including setting up for an event.
  • Kitchen lunch preparation lead by Head Chef (students will prepare their own lunch!)
  • VIP guest service including preparing and delivering amenities.
  • Room set up and preparation with Housekeeping staff.

**A full schedule of the day’s activities will be available soon!


What happens on the day?

  • Schools will arrive at their designated hotel and be met by a CEAV staff member.
  • Students and teachers will participate in activities until lunch time. Lunch will be provided at each hotel.
  • Students and teachers will regroup around 2:30pm (to be negotiated on booking) and return to school.

Students will receive:

  • An Industry Immersion pack including a student workbook with activities linked to the Victorian curriculum.
  • Lunch provided by their designated hotel.

 Teachers will receive:

  • An Industry Immersion pack including a teaching resource workbook with lesson plans linked to the Victorian curriculum.
  • Lunch provided by their designated hotel.
  • Funded transport to and from the Industry Immersion Experience venue
  • CRT for all teachers attending the excursion.


**Details regarding reimbursement arrangements for travel and CRT costs will be forwarded once registration has been completed.


For more information about ACCOR Hotels please CLICK HERE 


Industry Immersion Experience Program Registration

Please complete the registration form below

A project officer will be in contact to confirm your booking and supply you with all support material and details for the day. Please contact Project Officer, Jen Mitchell on (03) 9433 8000 or email should you have any queries

Please add your school's name
First Name/ Last Name
Please let us know what position you have at your school. (Are you a Careers Teacher, Maths Teacher, Vice Principal, etc;)
Some IIE Program days are repeated during the Term. Please include the date of the immersion you wish to attend.


The CEAV will fund the transport by bus of students to and from industry venues. Schools are asked to book their own buses and have the invoice made out to: CEAV Buidling A, 61 Civic Drive, Greensborough VIC 3088 Ph: 03 9433 8000 E: