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SIT30616

Certificate III in Hospitality

If you’ve got a taste for hospitality and want to diversify your job opportunities, gain the qualifications to work as a Function Host or Front Desk Receptionist

Embark on a rewarding career in the hospitality sector

The Certificate III in Hospitality will equip you with a number of practical skills, which will enable you to work effectively in a variety of roles and venues.

This qualification 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, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming.

 

This is a Nationally Recognised course.

Qualification

Certificate III in Hospitality

Delivery

Online, combined with 36 completed practical service periods available

Length

Up to 12 months

Study Load

Submit 1 unit of competency every 1.5 weeks to graduate in 12 months, plus 36 shifts of placement

Cost

Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Course Outcomes

Once you’ve completed your Certificate III in Hospitality, you’ll be able to use your knowledge of industry operations and practical skills to work in a variety of venues, including cafes, restaurants, hotels, motels, pubs, clubs and resorts. You could also gain employment as a:

Front desk receptionist

As a Front desk receptionist you will be kept busy greeting visitors and answering phone queries. 

Function Host**

Welcome and greet guests in a hospitality establishment, provide general facility information and ensure guests are comfortable, with their needs tended to.** Note:  Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible service of gambling (RSG) must be acquired external to and are not delivered by Foundation Education and are required to work in any business providing Alcohol and/or Gaming services respectively.

Food and beverage attendant**

You will provide a consistent and high quality standard of food and beverage set up/service, ensuring smooth delivery of conference and function services.** Note:  Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible service of gambling (RSG) must be acquired external to and are not delivered by Foundation Education and are required to work in any business providing Alcohol and/or Gaming services respectively

Gaming attendant**

Yoiu are responsible for providing gamblers with gaming services in casinos and other gambling establishments.** Note:  Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible service of gambling (RSG) must be acquired external to and are not delivered by Foundation Education and are required to work in any business providing Alcohol and/or Gaming services respectively.

Housekeeper

Your role could iclude regularly maintaining individual rooms and common areas of a property and providing a linen service.

Espresso coffee machine operator

You will prepare and serve espresso coffee in restaurants, bars and cafes using commercial espresso machines. In this role you may also prepare and serve other beverages and provide table service.

Delivery Options and Length

Online, combined with 36 completed practical service periods

Flexible online learning, meaning you can study whenever and wherever suits you through our online learning platform, My eCampus.

This course includes 36 practical service periods or shifts to be completed in a hospitality environment sourced by the student.

Up to: 12 months

Cost & Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and on-going support from our Education Team.

Upfront payment All course costs can be paid in total via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit.

Payment plan Paid via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments.

Online, combined with 36 completed practical service periods

Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Course Structure & Prerequisites

SITHIND004*

Work effectively in hospitality service
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.

BSBWOR203

Work effectively with others
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work cooperatively with others and deal effectively with issues, problems and conflict. It applies to individuals who perform a range of routine tasks using a limited range of practical skills, and a fundamental knowledge of teamwork in a defined context under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

BSBITU202

Create and use spreadsheet
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to correctly create and use spreadsheets and charts using spreadsheet software.

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce various business documents and publications. It includes selecting and using a range of functions on a variety of computer applications. It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in computer operations and keyboarding. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of document design and production to provide technical advice and support to a team.

SITHIND002

Source and use information on the hospitality industry

SITHIND001

Use hygienic practices for hospitality service

SITXFSA001**

Use hygienic practices for food safety
**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.

SITXCCS006

Provide service to customers
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with and provide quality service to both internal and external customers. It requires the ability to establish rapport with customers, determine and address customer needs and expectations, and respond to complaints.

SITXCOM002

Show social and cultural sensitivity
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to be socially aware when serving customers and working with colleagues. It requires the ability to communicate with people from a range of social and cultural groups with respect and sensitivity, and to address cross-cultural misunderstandings should they arise.

SITXHRM001

Coach others in job skills

SITXWHS001

Participate in safe work practices
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to incorporate safe work practices into own workplace activities. It requires the ability to follow predetermined health, safety and security procedures and to participate in organisational work health and safety (WHS) management practices.

SITHFAB016

Provide advice on food

SITXCCS002

Provide visitor information

SITXFIN001

Process financial transactions
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to accept and process cash and other payments for products and services, and reconcile takings at the end of the service period or day.

BSBINN201

Contribute to workplace innovation

There are no formal entry requirements for this course; however, it would be advantageous for you to have some industry knowledge or experience in the hospitality sector.

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Recognition of Prior Learning

Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience

Why choose us?

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Student Testimonial
Laura Andrews, Diploma of Business

Having a flexible study option means that I can still work full-time and have a social life whilst completing my qual

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Flexible Online Study

All of our courses are delivered online, giving you the flexibility to choose your course length.

Dedicated Student Support

Our industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry-relevant Courses

Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with job-ready skills.

Nationally Recognised Training

All of our courses are Nationally Recognised and accredited. 

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