Certificate III in Hospitality

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Foundation Education
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Education (RTO: 22557)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Up to 12 months

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Hotel Front Office Attendant | Function Host | Food and Beverage Attendant | Gaming Attendant | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    If you're already enjoying a career in hospitality, this SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality qualification from Foundation Education will allow you to diversify the range of jobs you can effectively perform by giving you the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in various hospitality functions.

    You'll gain the skills to work with limited supervision in a number of hospitality jobs across accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming, by learning to provide effective service to customers, process financial transactions, coach others in hospitality job skills and participate environmentally responsible work practices.

    On top of great food & beverage and gaming customer service skills, you'll also learn how to be an effective Functions Host and how to operate the front desk at any hospitality venue.

    Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the next year. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 8 June 2023 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please submit an enquiry so a Course Advisor can contact you.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal educational entry requirements for this course - anyone can start.

    Minimum age:

    You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

    Residency status:

    You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

    Computer requirements:

    As this is an online course you will also need a reliable computer or laptop and an internet connection.

  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality from Foundation Education you may study the following units:

    • SITXCCS007 - Enhance customer service experiences
    • BSBSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    • BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
    • BSBWOR203 - Work effectively with others
    • SITHFAB016 - Provide advice on food
    • SITHIND001 -Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
    • SITHIND002 - Source and use information on the hospitality industry
    • SITHIND004* -Work effectively in hospitality service
    • SITXCCS002 - Provide visitor information
    • SITXCCS006 - Provide service to customers
    • SITXCOM002 - Show social and cultural sensitivity
    • SITXFIN001 - Process financial transactions
    • SITXFSA001** - Use hygienic practices for food safety
    • SITXHRM001 - Coach others in job skills
    • SITXWHS001 - Participate in safe work practices

    *Practical: Shift Details: 36 shifts at a minimum of 2 hours per shift • Workplace requirements: Candidate should have access to a facility that provides a table service and not over the counter order.

    **Legislation and Workplace requirements: Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. In addition, access to a workplace that is fitted with suitable workplace fixtures, equipment, handwashing materials, food ingredients and ready to eat items, and regulatory documentation in English.

  • Why Foundation Education?

    Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavour to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit our students’ lifestyle. Since 1999, we’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drives the quality of graduates across each industry, with our partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT). With more than 30 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:
    Flexible Online Study – Courses that don’t require a practical placement are delivered 100% online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or completing your study in as little as six months.
    Dedicated Student Support – Our industry experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation. You can use them as often or as little as you like either via email or the telephone.
    Industry Relevant Courses – Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
    Foundation Education RTO# 22557

    Foundation Education provides a dedicated student support team throughout your studies. Whether it is access to experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors or general Support Officers, we will support you from enrolment right through to graduation. You can use our team as often or as little as you like either via email or the telephone at no extra cost.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Completing the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality will give you the industry skills to perform in a range of different functions in any restaurant, hotel, motel, club, pub, café, and coffee shop.

    The skills you gain will allow you to excel in customer service, show cultural and social responsibility, efficiently process financial transactions and train people around you in various hospitality industry functions, thus allowing your hospitality career to progress and flourish.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in hospitality could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Restaurant Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Functions Manager, Event Manager, Hotel Manager, Reservations Manager, Duty Manager, Chef, Cook, Entrepreneur.

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