Courses

Certificate III in Hospitality

SIT30616

The Certificate III in Hospitality is a hands-on program designed to provide students with the necessary skills to work in the Hospitality industry. During the course, you will develop skills in food and beverage knowledge, espresso coffee making, and bar service of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. You will have the opportunity to showcase your skills in a live practical environment serving to customers in one of our training restaurant or cafe.

Conference Centre | Melbourne Polytechnic

A global career

Our Certificate III in Hospitality gives you the skills to work anywhere, from the local pub to top international restaurants around the world. Train with industry-qualified professionals in our modern facilities and begin a successful career in hospitality.

This course develops the operational skills required for the hospitality industry. You will obtain certificates in RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) and Food Hygiene (use hygienic practices for food safety) required to gain a range of entry level jobs.

The course is designed to provide practical skills required to serve food and beverage in in restaurants, cafes, convention centres and food retail outlets.

You will learn:

  • How to operate a bar (including cellaring systems)
  • Preparing coffee (become a barista)
  • Food and beverage service (including order taking, service food, cashiering, etc)
  • Creating cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Customer service, teamwork and hygiene

Industry connections and resources

Receive on-the-job training in our fully operational restaurant, St Georges.

Employment outcomes

You will be qualified to work as a waiter and bar attendant across a range of industries, such as hotels, restaurants, airline catering and clubs.

Local Students

Code

SIT30616

VTAC Code

Preston 6900669574

Campuses

Workplace & Industry, Preston, Prahran

Department

Hospitality Conference Centre Restaurant and Café
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 3 months


Class Schedule: *

All Hospitality training is conducted between Monday to Saturday from 8.30am to 9.30pm. The nature of the industry requires students to participate in service periods that are reflective of the job outcomes and will include lunch and dinner service periods within our student led cafes and restaurants

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Blended, Workplace, Face-to-face, Flexible, Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$2750
Ineligible:$5400
Concession:$550
Materials:$100

Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used including: practical assessment, role plays, assignments, class work, theory tests

Materials

You will be required to purchase textbooks, stationery and other materials, including a front-of-house uniform.

Entrance Requirements

There are no formal entrance requirements. For more information, we encourage you to attend one of Melbourne Polytechnic's Information and Enrolment Sessions.

Pathways to further study

Once you successfully complete the Certificate III, you can gp onto further study with a SIT40416 Certificate IV and to the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management and the SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Career Pathways

On completion, you’ll be qualified to find employment in the 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.

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

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.

Code Subjects Hours
BSBWOR203 WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS 15
SITHFAB001 CLEAN AND TIDY BAR AREAS 15
SITHFAB002 PROVIDE RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL 10
SITHFAB003 OPERATE A BAR 35
SITHFAB004 PREPARE AND SERVE NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 20
SITHFAB005 PREPARE AND SERVE ESPRESSO COFFEE 30
SITHFAB007 SERVE FOOD AND BEVERAGE 80
SITHFAB008 OPERATE AND MONITOR CELLAR SYSTEMS 40
SITHIND002 SOURCE AND USE INFORMATION ON THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY 25
SITHIND004 WORK EFFECTIVELY IN HOSPITALITY SERVICE 1
SITXCCS006 PROVIDE SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS 25
SITXCOM002 SHOW SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SENSITIVITY 20
SITXFSA001 USE HYGIENIC PRACTICES FOR FOOD SAFETY 15
SITXHRM001 COACH OTHERS IN JOB SKILLS 20
SITXWHS001 PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES 12

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.