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Certificate III in Hospitality - SIT30616

Course Description

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

Entry Requirements/Prerequisite Units

There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification.

Packaging Rules

​To achieve a Certificate III in Hospitality, 15 units must be completed:

  • 7 core units
  • 8 elective units

Core Units

  • Work effectively with others (BSBWOR203)
  • Source and use information on the hospitality industry (SITHIND002)
  • Work effectively in hospitality service (SITHIND004)
  • Provide service to customers (SITXCCS006)
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity (SITXCOM002)
  • Coach others in job skills (SITXHRM001)
  • Participate in safe work practices (SITXWHS001)

Elective Units

  • Use hygienic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001)
  • Provide table service of food and beverage (SITHFAB014)
  • Prepare and serve espresso coffee (SITHFAB005)
  • Clean kitchen premises and equipment (SITHKOP001)
  • Provide advice on food (SITHFAB016)
  • Prepare and present simple dishes (SITHCCC002)
  • Prepare appetisers and salads (SITHCCC006)
  • Prepare and present sandwiches (SITHCCC003)


​Traineeships 12 months - 2 years

Delivery Modes

On the job / mixed mode traineeship

The PTP Difference

  • Learn from Gold Plate awarded Chef who has run and owned restaurants across Australia
  • One on one ‘coaching’ approach
  • Tailored learning solutions to meet both student and workplace needs

Potential Job Roles

​Individuals with this qualification may be able to perform roles such as:

  • preparing and serving drinks at a bar
  • preparing and serving espresso coffee
  • serving food, wine and other beverages at tables
  • providing reception or front desk services
  • providing housekeeping services
  • providing gaming services

Possible job titles include:

  • 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
  • bar / café attendant
  • catering assistance
  • wine waiter

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification.

Pathways to Further Study

​Certificate IV in Hospitality