Certificate III in Hospitality

Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee
Course Code SIT30616
Course Title Certificate III in Hospitality
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Duration 1 Year

Course Overview

SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality reflects the role of individuals who have a range of well-developed hospitality service, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written assessments
  • Practical assessments
  • Observation
  • Activities

Units of Competency

Core Units

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
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
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS01 Participate in safe work practices

Elective Units

SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes*
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee*
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage*
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage*^
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food

* 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. Applicants will be required to a complete an ACFS language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning (ACSF Level 3), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 2), oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and numeracy (ACSF Level 2) are desirable to participate in the course.



Learners who successfully complete this qualification may wish to undertake SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality.

Your Career

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

  • Espresso coffee machine operator
  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Front desk receptionist
  • Front office assistant
  • Function attendant
  • Function host
  • Gaming attendant
  • Guest service agent
  • Housekeeper
  • Restaurant host
  • Senior bar attendant
  • Waiter


Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
Traineeship  $552.00  $110.40  $5,244.00
Non-Traineeship  $552.00  $110.40  $2,208.00


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