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SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality  

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  • Effectively operate a bar
  • Provide customers advice on food
  • Prepare and serve espressos
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Serve food and beverage
  • Provide room service
  • Train others in the Hospitality Industry
  • Espresso coffee machine operator 
  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Front desk receptionist
  • Gaming attendant
  • Housekeeper
  • Restaurant host
  • Senior bar attendant
  • Waiter

HETC's Certificate III in Hospitality

Interested in a career within the growing global hospitality industry? HETC's Certificate III in Hospitality provides you with the education and training you need to start your career in the right direction. People within the Hospitality Industry are able to take their unique skills to a global marketplace, providing the opportunity for new experience and career growth. If you are interested in joining thousands of Australians in the hospitality industry, then study the Certificate III in Hospitality and get qualified.

Graduates of HETC's Certificate III in Hospitality will be able to enter the Hospitality Industry with a wide range of essential hard and soft skills. Motivated HETC Graduates will possess a broad range of well-developed hospitality skills, in conjunction with highly-effective people management skills. 

A Certificate III in Hospitality from HETC could be the start of your path towards a rewarding career as a Restaurant host, Waiter, Gaming Attendant, Senior bar attendant, Front Desk Receptionist, Food and beverage attendant and a function attendant. The Certificate III in Hospitality 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 and gaming.

Career Outcomes 

What can Graduates Expect From This Qualification?

Students successfully completing this course will be able to:

Students must be 16 years or older. Prospective students wishing to undertake this course with HETC will be required to complete an entry test and demonstrate Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills equivalent to ACSF Entry Level 3.

Learning and assessment pathways have a mix of formal structured training and structured workplace experience with formative assessment activities through which the team member can acquire and demonstrate skills and knowledge from the relevant units of competency they are undertaking. Your practical skills will be performed and assessed in simulated and work placement environment.

Trainers and Assessors have flexibility (according to the requirements of the Training Package and units of competency) in selecting which techniques or tools they will use to gather sufficient evidence, in a range of contexts, to make a decision (including RPL).

Students will be required to supply their own tablet PC / Laptop for training & assessment.

Course Units

Training and Assessment

This course is taught on campus, at HETC's International Hospitality Management School.

The Certificate III in Hospitality is delivered over 46 weeks. Students are experienced in the industry, either existing or new workers. Existing workers may be able to meet the competency requirements in a shorter timeframe using Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

The Certificate III in Hospitality consists of 15 units: Click to see the full list of units.

Entry Requirements

Recognition of Prior Learning

Course Duration

Students who have previously undertaken study with an RTO and been deemed competent in any units which are contained in this qualification can apply for Credit Transfer (CT). HETC will assess their AQF documentation and determine which units are identical or equivalent. The student’s course requirements will then be reduced accordingly.

If, during HETC’s initial pre-enrolment assessment of suitability for the qualification, it is determined that the prospective student may hold experience and knowledge which would make them eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), HETC will invite the student to make an application for RPL.

Certificate III in Hospitality Course Information

Certificate III in Hospitality Course Fees

This course is designed for students looking to start a career in the Hospitality Industry The unit selection covers all departments, including food and beverage, housekeeping and front office.

Total Course Fee    $2500 (Fee For Service)

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