Tourism and Hospitality

SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality

SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It reflects the role of skilled operators who use a range of well-developed hospitality skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of industry operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members. This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Are you passionate about a career in Hospitality?

The hospitality industry is a stimulating and fun work environment. Whether you choose to work in your local hospitality industry or to travel abroad, qualified hospitality workers are in high demand.

A great hospitality employee is somebody who:

  • is friendly and attentive
  • can work in a team environment
  • can pay attention to procedures and detail
  • can record customer orders and calculate money
  • can work under time pressure
  • can ‘pitch-in’ to do the routine clean-up work at the end of service periods
  • enjoys talking to and ‘reading’ other people’s needs
  • can get into the ‘spirit of the action’

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in skilled operations with the need to apply discretion and judgement. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. Individuals may have some responsibility for others and provide technical advice and support to a team.

Possible job outcomes may include bar attendant, barista, waiter and wine waiter. Students will gain practical hands on experience in authentic restaurant and cafe settings.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the training in these courses provides graduates with the opportunity of employment and further career pathways in the general hospitality industry; including hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs, airlines, shipping and other catering establishments.

Dates and Times

Hobart, Drysdale Campus
Hospitality – Food and Beverage Service

  • Next Intake:  August 2018
  • Information Session:  Tuesday, 26 June 2018 – anytime between 4pm and 6pm
    • Venue:  Drysdale Campus – Hobart, 59 Collins Street, Hobart
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Launceston Campus – Drysdale

  • Next Intake:   22 August – 6 December 2018
  • Information Session: Tuesday, 26 June 2018 at 10am
    • Venue:  Drysdale Campus, 93 Paterson Street, Launceston
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Devonport Campus – Drysdale
Hospitality – Food and Beverage Services

  • Next Intake:   2 July 2018
  • Information Sessions: 
    • Friday, 15 June 2018 – 10am
    • Thursday, 28 June 2018 – 10am
    • Venue:  Drysdale, Devonport Campus, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Assessment Process

Throughout all assessments, Work, Health and Safety procedures must be followed.


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Resources and Equipment

All Campuses

Uniform requirements reflect industry and workplace hygiene and safety standards. You must always wear the correct uniform for bar/restaurant service. If you are not in uniform you will not be permitted to participate in bar/restaurant operations and this may affect your practical assessment.

Devonport – Text Books:

  • The Australian Bar Attendants Handbook
  • Waiters Handbook
  • Barista Book

Fees and Payments

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Are there ‘Other’ fees for this course?

Yes, the following are required:

Hobart, Drysdale Campus

  • Waiters/Cooks Uniform – approx. $265

Launceston Campus – Drysdale

  • Other Fees:  approx. $90
  • approx. $75  for apron plus access to online learning materials



  • Hobart, Drysdale Campus
    Entry is dependent on an interview process and a genuine passion for the hospitality industry. Interviewers will be looking for suitability and employability skills based on these requirements. Examples include communication teamwork, problem solving, planning and organising, self management, learning and technology. Completion of a questionnaire will be required by each applicant based on the above criteria and also includes a numeracy component.
  • Launceston Campus – Drysdale
    Entry is dependent on a suitability process. You will need to provide us with some information about your interests and needs. Your suitability and support needs will be evaluated during a conversation with one of our teachers and/or by answering some written questions. This will help us to determine what, if any additional support may be needed or to provide you with further career path advice.
  • Devonport Campus – Drysdale
    Entry is dependant on a suitability process.


  • General interest in the Hospitality industry.

Qualification Requirements

To successfully complete this qualification you need 7 core units and 8 elective units.
Electives may vary by campus.

Hobart – Elective Units

  • SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
  • SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHFAB011 Provide advice on beers, spirits and liqueurs
  • SITHFAB012 Provide advice on Australian wines
  • SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
  • SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety



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