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SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality

 (CRICOS Course Code 0900937E)

Certificate III in Hospitality is a nationally recognised qualification. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a range of well-developed hospitality service, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage

Course overview

This qualification comprises of a total of 15 units of competency made up of 7 core units plus 8 electives chosen from a range of electives after consultation with our industry partners.  To gain the full qualification, you will be required to successfully complete all fifteen (15) units of competency listed below.

If you successfully complete and gain competency in all 15 units of competency listed below, you will be issued with a SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality qualification (CRICOS Course Code 090937E).

If you partially complete the course or only a few units from this qualification, you will be awarded a Statement of Attainment from the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality qualification (CRICOS Course Code 090937E) for the units you have successfully completed.


SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXCCS004 Provide lost and found services
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents

Career Opportunities

If you complete this qualification you could gain roles such as:

  • espresso coffee machine operator
  • food and beverage attendant
  • front desk receptionist or assistant
  • front office assistant
  • function attendant or a host
  • gaming attendant
  • guest service agent
  • housekeeper
  • restaurant host
  • senior bar attendant or a waiter

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirement into this qualification, however to study this course at SBTA, the students must:

be 18 years and over


  • Completed year 11 or overseas equivalent;



  • Minimum score of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent; or
  • an English proficiency of upper intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS provider.


  • This program will be delivered over a total of 52 weeks (1 year) which is made of up of 31 weeks of face-to-face learning, 5 weeks of work placement plus 16 weeks of holiday breaks.

Study mode

Full-time course of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Available shifts:

AM PM EV  Monday to Thursday
DAY Friday to Sunday

Pathways from the qualification

  • After achieving the qualification, students can gain a pathway into SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification.

Course Fees

Course fees for this qualification is $6,660 which is made up as follows:

Total course fee: $6,660

Term fee: $1,665

Enrolment fee: Student Visa $250 (Other visas $100)

Materials fee: $100

Course Location

Levels 2 and 6, 401 Sussex Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000

Timetable (shift options)

Monday-Thursday AM PM EV
 Friday to Sunday DAY


Intake Dates

4-Feb-19 15-Jul-19
4-Mar-19 12-Aug-19
23-Apr-19 7-Oct-19
20-May-19 4-Nov-19

Third Parties

SBTA has a range of agreements with Third Party Organisations providing recruitment services on its behalf. Please note that all training, assessment, support services, issuing of AQF certificate and any other support services are provided by SBTA.