Certificate III in Hospitality (Restaurant Front of House)

Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee
Course Code SIT30716
Course Title Certificate III in Hospitality (Restaurant Front of House)
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Duration 1.5 Years

Course Overview

SIT30716 Certificate III in Hospitality (Restaurant Front of House) is for the individuals who have a range of well-developed front of house food and beverage service and sales skills combined with sound product knowledge. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written assessment task
  • Research assignment/project portfolio
  • Role Play/case study
  • Workplace practical tasks

Units of Competency

Core Units

BSBWOR203 – Work effectively with others
SITHFAB002 – Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHIND002 – Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND004 – Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCCS006 – Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 – Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXFIN001 – Process financial transactions
SITXFIN003 – Manage finances within a budget
SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXHRM001 – Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS001 – Participate in safe work practices

Elective Units

SITHKOP001 – Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHFAB005 – Prepare and serve espresso coffee*
SITHFAB007 – Serve food and beverage**
SITHFAB010 – Prepare and serve cocktails
SITHFAB014 – Provide table service of food and beverage**
SITHFAB016 – Provide advice on food
SITHFAB017 – Provide advice on food and beverage matching
SITXINV001 – Receive and store stock
SITXINV003 – Purchase goods

* Prerequisite is SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

** Prerequisite is SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning (ACSF Level 2+), reading (ACSF Level 2), writing (ACSF Level 2), oral communication (ACSF Level 2+) and numeracy (ACSF Level 2+) are desirable to participate in the course.



Learners who successfully complete this qualification may undertake:
  • SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Your Career

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

  • Senior bar attendant
  • Sommelier (Wine Steward)
  • Waiter


Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
Apprenticeship  $547.00  $109.40  $7,384.50
Non-Apprenticeship  $547.00  $109.40  $2,188.00

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* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment