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Retail and Hospitality Courses

Studying a retail or hospitality course with Foundation Education opens the door to many career opportunities in the customer service sector.


Discover our courses

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Certificate III in Retail

Jump start your career in retail with the formal qualifications to work as a Sales Assistant, Team Leader, or Retail Supervisor.

Job Outcomes

Frontline Sales AssistantSenior Sales AssistantRetail Customer Service Representative+ More
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Certificate III in Hospitality

If you are thriving in the hospitality industry and want to diversify your job opportunities, gain the qualifications you need to work as a Front Desk Receptionist, Gaming Attendant or Function Host.

Job Outcomes

Function HostFood and Beverage AttendantGaming Attendant+ More
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Certificate IV in Hospitality

Take the next step in your hospitality career. Progress into hospitality management as a Front Desk Supervisor, Team Leader, Duty Manager or Shift Manager.

Job Outcomes

Front Office Supervisor or Team LeaderDuty ManagerHospitality Shift Manager+ More

Retail and Hospitality Courses 

Studying a retail or hospitality course with Foundation Education can turn your passion for customer service into a rewarding career. Whether you’re a high school graduate or already working in the industry and looking to upskill, our nationally recognised courses have what you need to make it happen.  

Study Retail and Hospitality 

Open the door to endless opportunities with a nationally recognised retail or hospitality course! 

When you study a retail or hospitality course with us, you will be equipped with a range of skills and expertise to work in a variety of settings. From managing a sales team within a department store or supermarket, to supervising at a restaurant, hotel, or pub, it could all be yours when you choose Foundation Education. 

Our retail and hospitality certificate qualifications are delivered through a combination of online theory via our My eCampus, and work placement. To assist you with your application for work placement and your course material, our dedicated Student Support Officers are available.  

Careers in Retail and Hospitality 

The Australian retail industry is one of the largest contributors to the country’s economy, while the hospitality industry contains some of the most in-demand occupations. A career in these industries can take you in many different directions, with so many roles that allow you to advance further. Check out the Careers in Retail and Hospitality page for the full list of career opportunities.

Popular Career Outcomes


Reception Front Desk Staff


Hospitality Shift Manager


Senior Sales Assistant

Retail Customer Service Representative

Retail Customer Service Representative


Retail Supervisor

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Simply contact us below or call our friendly team on 1300 616 197.