This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring basic operational knowledge and limited practical skills in a food and beverage operation. Employment would be undertaken in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.
Managed workplace learning in hotel and other leading hospitality venues is provided during the course. Students have the opportunity to obtain positions of employment at these venues during the course.
Units listed are a selection of core and elective. Students will participate in electives according to their preferred stream - Diploma or Food & Beverage.
AssessmentAssessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.
Code Name SITXOHS001A Follow health, safety and security procedures SITXCOM001A Work with colleagues and customers SITXCOM002A Work in a socially diverse environment SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures SITHIND002A Apply hospitality skills in the workplace SITHFAB020A Apply food and beverage skills in the workplace SITHFAB011A Develop and update food and beverage knowledge BSBCMN205A Use business technology SITHFAB005A Provide table service of alcoholic beverages SITHFAB009A Provide responsible service of alcohol SITHFAB003A Serve food and beverage to customers SITHFAB001A Clean and tidy bar areas SITXFIN001A Process financial transactions
Recognition of prior learning
Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQTF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. RPL Booklet
Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent.
English language proficiency level of IELTS 5.5 (Academic), ISLPR 2+, TOEFL 197 (CB) or 46 (iBT), PTE Academic Score of 42 (no communicative skill score less than 42), Cambridge English: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) of 47 or equivalent.
Qualification & Recognition
On successful completion of this course students are eligible to receive the nationally endorsed Certificate II in Hospitality.
Students may proceed to the Certificate IV in Hospitality (one additional semester) and the Diploma of Hospitality (two additional semesters).
Graduates of this course will be able to apply for employment in the hospitality industry and other service areas.
How to Apply
International students are required to apply through the International Centre at Holmesglen. Please download an application form and forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org together with certified copies of your academic transcripts and the A$500 Application Fee.
Students may also apply through one of Holmesglen's accredited agents overseas, waiving the A$500 Application Fee. Please refer to the separate listing of accredited agents at www.holmesglen.edu.au/international.
Please note that students with citizenship of countries classified by Australia's Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) as Assessment Level 3 (Refer information at http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Stud/Stud ) are required to apply through one of Holmesglen's accredited agents.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
+61 3 9564 1703
For 2014: $6,300 for full duration. Fees quoted include required equipment, uniforms and/or material costs