Certificate III in Hospitality

Course Code SIT30622

  • Full Time
  • 6 months
  • On Campus
  • Glen Waverley

This course is not available for International Students

Free TAFE Course

You may be eligible to study this course for FREE.


The Certificate III in Hospitality will give you the skills and knowledge to become a food and beverage attendant or work behind a bar in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.

Career Opportunities

  • espresso coffee machine operator
  • food and beverage attendant
  • function attendant
  • function host
  • restaurant host
  • senior bar attendant
  • waiter

Pathway to further studies

  • SIT40422 Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management.

Studying the Certificate III in Hospitality at Holmesglen

The course is taught through a blend of classroom and practical training at Holmesglen's student training restaurant Zest, located at the Glen Waverley campus. <p>Students will use current industry tools, equipment, documents and other resources which play an essential role in skills development to produce graduates that are industry ready. <p>Through practical restaurant sessions, you will learn to work with independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. You will graduate with a range of well-developed hospitality skills such as coffee making, customer service, food and beverage service, bar attending and hygiene and safety. These skills are highly sought-after by industry and will position you to step directly into employment. <p>Holmesglen offers CV writing and interview workshops to students to assist with their transition into employment.

Entry Requirements

Direct entry is permitted for all qualifications within the SIT Hospitality Training Package. Learners have the opportunity to enrol in these qualifications without the necessity of prior experience.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

Recognition of prior learning

You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.

Course Structure


<strong>Timetable: 3-4 days per week, Monday: 9am – 2pm, Wednesday 9am – 5pmThursday: 4pm – 10pm and Friday: 10am to 5pm </strong><p>Please note: Timetables are subject to change
Unit code Unit name
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
SITXCCS014 Provide service to customers
SITHIND008 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXCOM007 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills
Unit code Unit name
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB036 Provide advice on food
SITHFAB027 Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB034 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB023 Operate a bar
SITXFIN007 Process financial transactions
SITHFAB024 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

How to apply


Click the ‘apply’ button below to get your application started with us. Our friendly Holmesglen team will be in touch to discuss your study opportunities and pre-training requirements.

Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.


Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

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Qualification and Recognition

On completion of this course, you will attain the SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality.

Industry Connections


Tuition fees GST exempt Cost
Full Fee $6,445
Government subsidised $4,367
Concession $874
Free TAFE eligible student FREE
Mandatory materials Cost
Materials fee $525
Activities fee $110

Additional Course Cost

Uniform: $165.00 (not including footwear) <br>Eildon Paddock to Plate Tour: $300 (optional)

All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. <a href="/study-with-us/tafe-study/tafe-fees-and-scholarships/government-subsidised-training">Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession. </a>


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