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
- front desk receptionist
- front office assistant
- function attendant
- function host
- guest service agent
- bar attendant
Pathways to further study:
- SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality
- SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
- SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
- Bachelor of Hospitality Management
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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 restaurants Zest, located at the Glen Waverley campus and Cilantro at our Moorabbin 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 diirectly into employment.
Holmesglen will also be delivering CV writing and interview workshops to the students to assist with their transition into employment.
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
||Participate in safe work practices
||Provide responsible service of alcohol
||Prepare and serve espresso coffee
||Provide service to customers
||Serve food and beverage
||Work effectively with others
||Provide advice on food
||Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
||Work effectively in hospitality service
||Provide table service of food and beverage
||Source and use information on the hospitality industry
||Design and produce business documents
||Show social and cultural sensitivity
||Coach others in job skills
| Code || Name |
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITHFAB002||Provide responsible service of alcohol|
|SITHFAB005||Prepare and serve espresso coffee|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITHFAB007||Serve food and beverage|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITHFAB016||Provide advice on food|
|SITHFAB004||Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages|
|SITHIND004||Work effectively in hospitality service|
|SITHFAB014||Provide table service of food and beverage|
|SITHIND002||Source and use information on the hospitality industry|
|BSBITU306||Design and produce business documents|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|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.
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. This will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
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, students will attain the qualification: SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality
Connections with industry
A major strength of Holmesglen's Hospitality, Cookery and Bakery Department is our connections with industry. For many years, we have forged relationships with industry bodies such as Shared Tables, Australian Culinary Federation (ACF) and Les Toques Blanches, as well as hundreds of businesses through our workplace training.
This year, we have created a range of 'out of the box" opportunities for our students to provide additional value and experience for their learning, these include:
- Chef Masterclass events
- Melbourne epicurean experiences
- Paddock-to-plate tours to Holmesglen's Eildon Rural Property
- Industry icon dinners
- Degustation wine dinners
- Networking opportunities with industry mentors
- Cheese and wine-tasting event.
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.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|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 consumables 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 may apply to your 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