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6 months full time
Our Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30622 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.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. Possible jobs include: barista, food and beverage attendant, bar attendant, waiter, function attendant.
You can go onto further study with a Certificate IV in Hospitality SIT40422, then the Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT50422 and the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60322.
Blended delivery with some face to face in classrooms and St Georges Restaurant and some on-line delivery.
Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.
Interactive learning in a face-to-face environment. Classes will be held at a Melbourne Polytechnic campus or partner institute. Visit the How You'll Study page for more information.
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.
|Provide responsible service of alcohol
|Operate a bar
|Prepare and serve espresso coffee
|Serve food and beverage
|Prepare and serve cocktails
|Provide table service of food and beverage
|Plan and monitor espresso coffee service
|Source and use information on the hospitality industry
|Work effectively in hospitality service
|Provide service to customers
|Show social and cultural sensitivity
|Process financial transactions
|Use hygienic practices for food safety
|Coach others in job skills
|Participate in safe work practices
|Government subsidised fee
|Maximum annual amenities
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.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.
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 1st of November. 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. Please call 1300 635 276 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.
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:
The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form from the Apply Now page.
After you complete that form we will send you an email with a link to an application form webpage. If you don’t receive the email, check your spam and junk folders.
Complete the application form on the application form webpage.
You will be required to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment.
Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend an enrolment appointment over the phone or on campus.
For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about Tuition Payment Plans here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 1300 635 276 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
Nationally Recognised Training This course is government accredited and has national recognition.
Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.