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Certificate III in Hospitality (Restaurant Front of House) - SIT30716

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of 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.

Entry Requirements/Prerequisite Units

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve a Certificate III in Hospitality (Restaurant Front of House), 20 units must be


  • 11 core units
  • 9 elective units

Core Units

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

Elective Units

  • Prepare and serve espresso coffee (SITHFAB005)
  • Receive and store stock (SITXINV001)
  • Provide advice on food (SITHFAB016)
  • Provide table service of food and beverage (SITHFAB014)
  • Clean and tidy bar areas (SITHFAB001)
  • Operate a bar (SITHFAB003)
  • Serve food and beverage (SITHFAB007)
  • Provide advice on food and beverage matching (SITHFAB017)
  • Provide advice on Australian wines (SITHFAB012)


Traineeship 1.5 - 2 years

Delivery Modes

Workpace Apprenticeship

The PTP Difference

  • Learn from Gold Plate awarded Chef who has run a number of restaurants across Australia
  • One on one ‘coaching’ approach
  • Learning solutions tailored to your business needs

Potential Job Roles

This specialist qualification provides a pathway to work in various front of house roles in restaurants and cafés.

Possible job titles include:

  • senior bar attendant
  • sommelier
  • waiter.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Pathways to Further Study

Certificate IV in Hospitality

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management