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6 months full time / 1 year part time
Our SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality is designed to provide practical skills required to serve food and beverage in restaurants, cafes, bars, convention centres and food retail outlets.
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.
Train with industry-qualified professionals in our modern facilities and begin a successful career in hospitality.
You will learn:
Train with industry-experienced teachers in our specialist hospitality training facility.
Blended delivery with some face to face in classrooms and St Georges Restaurant and some on-line delivery
Classes will be conducted Monday to Friday, 16 to 18 hours per week, usually 3 or 4 days per week, including one evening service in St Georges Restaurant on Preston campus.
Various forms of assessment may be used including: practical assessment, role plays, assignments, class work, theory tests.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBWOR203||WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS||Core||15|
|SITHFAB002||PROVIDE RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL||Elective||10|
|SITHFAB003||OPERATE A BAR||Elective||35|
|SITHFAB005||PREPARE AND SERVE ESPRESSO COFFEE||Elective||30|
|SITHFAB007||SERVE FOOD AND BEVERAGE||Elective||80|
|SITHFAB010||PREPARE AND SERVE COCKTAILS||Elective||20|
|SITHFAB014||PROVIDE TABLE SERVICE OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE||Elective||110|
|SITHFAB016||PROVIDE ADVICE ON FOOD||Elective||40|
|SITHIND002||SOURCE AND USE INFORMATION ON THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY||Core||25|
|SITHIND004||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN HOSPITALITY SERVICE||Core||1|
|SITXCCS006||PROVIDE SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS||Core||25|
|SITXCOM002||SHOW SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SENSITIVITY||Core||20|
|SITXFSA001||USE HYGIENIC PRACTICES FOR FOOD SAFETY||Elective||15|
|SITXHRM001||COACH OTHERS IN JOB SKILLS||Core||20|
|SITXWHS001||PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES||Core||12|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
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|Free TAFE||Job Trainer|
|Maximum annual amenities||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 19 November 2020. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The State Government’s Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative covers the cost of tuition (excluding Amenities Fees and Materials Fees) for students who are eligible for government subsidised training and enrol into one of the Priority listed course.
Free TAFE is available to eligible students for one course enrolment in a lifetime.
Free TAFE places are limited for this course in 2020. Please call 9269 8400 and we can advise you whether Free TAFE places are still available.
Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative covers the cost of tuition fees for students who are eligible. Materials and amenities may still apply.
The Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative will pay your tuition fees for only one course. Once you have commenced in a tuition-free priority course, you are not eligible for further tuition-free places again, even if you do not finish your first tuition-free priority course.
Eligible students will pay 20 per cent of the standard Government subsidised tuition fee. Students can access up to one full qualification and one short course or skill set under the JobTrainer fund, including Free TAFE courses.
Who is eligible for JobTrainer?
To qualify for a non-traineeship JobTrainer course, you must
To qualify for a traineeship JobTrainer course, you must
To find out if you are eligible for Job Trainer or Free TAFE, call us on 03 9269 8400.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:
The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
Amenities must be paid each academic year you are enrolled.
We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form from the Apply Now page.
You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment.
Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend our Skills and Job Centre, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about TPPs here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.