Channel your cutting-edge skills and love of working with people into the broad and diverse hospitality industry. A Certificate III in Hospitality delivers a career to suit you and you’ll be work anywhere from the local pub to top international restaurants around the world.
A global career
Careers in hospitality are flexible and international. Get the fundamentals right by training with industry-qualified professionals in Melbourne Polytechnic’s modern facilities and watch your career take off.
Already working in the industry? Ask about our on-the-job training.
The practical skills to succeed
A key feature of the program will be to use your skills in our fully operational restaurant, St Georges, serving members of the public. Our abundantly equipped training bar and simulated hotel reception centre also offer you the opportunity to assist with campus and industry events.
You’ll be qualified to find employment in the general hospitality industry including hotels, motels, restaurants and clubs. Career areas for hospitality professionals include waiters and bar attendants, hotel and resort staff, hospital catering services staff and travel industry catering crew.
You’ll receive on-the-job training in Melbourne Polytechnic’s fully operational restaurant, St Georges.
We use various forms of assessment, including practical assessment, role-playing, assignments, class work and theory tests.
For additional information on the Certificate III in Hospitality, please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or send an email.
VTAC CodePreston 6900669574
CampusesWORKPLACE & INDUSTRY, PRESTON
DepartmentHospitality Conference Centre Restaurant and Café
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsThere are no formal entrance requirements. For more information, we encourage you to attend one of Melbourne Polytechnic's Information Nights.
Assessment MethodsVarious forms of assessment may be used including: practical assessment, role plays, assignments, class work, theory tests.
MaterialsYou will be required to purchase textbooks, stationery and other materials, including a front-of-house uniform.
Pathways to further studyOn successful completion of the Certificate III in Hospitality, you can articulate into our SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management and even go onto further hospitality study, in our HETHTHM Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Career PathwaysYou’ll find employment in the general hospitality industry including hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs and other hospitality establishments
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBCMM201A||COMMUNICATE IN THE WORKPLACE||40|
|BSBFIA301A||MAINTAIN FINANCIAL RECORDS||60|
|BSBSUS201A||PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES||20|
|BSBWOR203B||WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS||15|
|SITHACS101||CLEAN PREMISES AND EQUIPMENT||15|
|SITHACS201||PROVIDE HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES TO GUESTS||10|
|SITHACS202||PREPARE ROOMS FOR GUESTS||25|
|SITHACS203||LAUNDER LINEN AND GUEST CLOTHES||20|
|SITHACS303||PROVIDE ACCOMMODATION RECEPTION SERVICES||30|
|SITHCCC102||PREPARE SIMPLE DISHES||25|
|SITHCCC202||PRODUCE APPETISERS AND SALADS||25|
|SITHFAB101||CLEAN AND TIDY BAR||15|
|SITHFAB201||PROVIDE RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL||10|
|SITHFAB202||OPERATE A BAR||35|
|SITHFAB203||PREPARE AND SERVE NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES||20|
|SITHFAB204||PREPARE AND SERVE ESPRESSO COFFEE||30|
|SITHFAB205||PROVIDE ROOM SERVICE||15|
|SITHFAB206||SERVE FOOD AND BEVERAGE||80|
|SITHFAB302||CONDUCT A PRODUCT TASTING FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES||40|
|SITHFAB304||PROVIDE ADVICE ON BEER, SPIRITS AND LIQUOR||40|
|SITHFAB305||PROVIDE ADVICE ON AUSTRALIAN WINES||40|
|SITHFAB306||PROVIDE ADVICE ON IMPORTED WINES||40|
|SITHFAB307||PROVIDE TABLE SERVICE OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE||110|
|SITHIND201||SOURCE AND USE INFORMATION ON THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY||25|
|SITHIND301||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN HOSPITALITY SERVICE||1|
|SITHKOP101||CLEAN KITCHEN PREMISES AND EQUIPMENT||13|
|SITXCCS201||PROVIDE VISITOR INFORMATION||35|
|SITXCCS301||PROVIDE LOST AND FOUND SERVICES||2|
|SITXCCS303||PROVIDE SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS||25|
|SITXCOM201||SHOW SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SENSITIVITY||20|
|SITXFIN201||PROCESS FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS||25|
|SITXFSA101||USE HYGIENIC PRACTICES FOR FOOD SAFETY||15|
|SITXFSA201||PARTICIPATE IN SAFE FOOD HANDLING PRACTICES||40|
|SITXFSA202||TRANSPORT AND STORE FOOD||12|
|SITXHRM301||COACH OTHERS IN JOB SKILLS||20|
|SITXINV201||RECEIVE AND STORE STOCK||10|
|SITXWHS101||PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES||12|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.