The Certificate III in Hospitality 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
- function attendant
- function host
- restaurant host
- senior bar attendant
Pathways to further study:
- SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality
- SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
- Bachelor of Hospitality Management.
Studying the Certificate III in Hospitality at Holmesglen
The course is taught through a blend of online, classroom and practical training at Holmesglen's student training restaurant Zest, located at the Glen Waverley campus.
Students will use current industry tools, equipment, documents and other resources which play an essential role in skills development to produce graduates that are industry ready.
Through practical restaurant sessions, you will learn to work with independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. You will graduate with a range of well-developed hospitality skills such as coffee making, customer service, food and beverage service, bar attending and hygiene and safety. These skills are highly sought-after by industry and will position you to step directly into employment.
Holmesglen will also be delivering CV writing and interview workshops to the students to assist with their transition into employment.
Timetable: 3 days per week, Monday, Tuesday and Friday: 9am to 4pm
||Use hygienic practices for food safety
||Participate in safe work practices
||Provide responsible service of alcohol
||Work effectively with others
||Source and use information on the hospitality industry
||Show social and cultural sensitivity
||Coach others in job skills
||Prepare and serve espresso coffee
||Provide service to customers
||Work effectively in hospitality service
||Provide advice on food
||Serve food and beverage
||Provide table service of food and beverage
||Operate a bar
||Process financial transactions
| Code || Name |
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITHFAB002||Provide responsible service of alcohol|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITHIND002||Source and use information on the hospitality industry|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills|
|SITHFAB005||Prepare and serve espresso coffee|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITHIND004||Work effectively in hospitality service|
|SITHFAB016||Provide advice on food|
|SITHFAB007||Serve food and beverage|
|SITHFAB014||Provide table service of food and beverage|
|SITHFAB003||Operate a bar|
|SITXFIN001||Process financial transactions|
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.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification however Holmesglen requires that applicants attend a pre-training review to determine their suitability for the program.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
Please refer to our coronavirus update page to view current vaccine requirements.
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 of this course, you will attain the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
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.
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Free TAFE eligible student||FREE|
|JobTrainer eligible student||FREE|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
*Mandatory Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised fees or a Free TAFE course.
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
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 now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession