The Certificate III in Hospitality traineeship will give you the skills and knowledge to become a food and beverage attendant or work behind a bar, in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.
Career opportunities, include:
- espresso coffee machine operator
- food and beverage attendant
- front desk receptionist
- front office assistant
- function attendant
- function host
- restaurant host
- senior bar attendant
Pathways to further study:
- SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality
- SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality
- BSB52015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
- SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Studying the Certificate III in Hospitality at Holmesglen
This course provides a pathway to work in restaurants, accommodation venues, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.
This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming.
You will graduate with a range of well-developed hospitality service, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations.
To receive this qualification you must complete 15 units - seven core and eight elective units.
All elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.
||Use hygienic practices for food safety
||Work effectively in hospitality service
||Provide responsible service of alcohol
||Source and use information on the hospitality industry
||Participate in safe work practices
||Provide table service of food and beverage
||Work effectively with others
||Provide service to customers
||Show social and cultural sensitivity
||Serve food and beverage
||Provide advice on food
||Prepare and serve espresso coffee
||Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
||Coach others in job skills
| Code || Name |
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITHIND004||Work effectively in hospitality service|
|SITHFAB002||Provide responsible service of alcohol|
|SITHIND002||Source and use information on the hospitality industry|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITHFAB014||Provide table service of food and beverage|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|SITHFAB007||Serve food and beverage|
|SITHFAB016||Provide advice on food|
|SITHFAB005||Prepare and serve espresso coffee|
|SITHFAB004||Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages|
|SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Students must also be employeed as a trainee in a suitable workplace and have a current Delta number
Holmesglen workplace assessors will undertake an inspection of the workplace to ensure the facilities and equipment are suitable and at an industry standard to provide the required training as per the training package.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will attain the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality.
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and trainee within the first two weeks of employment.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Traineeship||$316.40|
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out more about paying for your course.