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APTC Course Hospitality

SIT30616 - Certificate III in Hospitality


Course Overview

SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality reflects the role of skilled staff who use a range of well‐developed hospitality skills focused on Food and beverage.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as resorts, restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, and cafes.

Possible job titles include espresso coffee machine operator, food and beverage attendant, front desk receptionist, function attendant, function host, gaming attendant, housekeeper, restaurant host, senior bar attendant, waiter.

Graduates of this course will receive an internationally recognised Australian Qualification issued through TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275).


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Course Delivery

Location: Fiji, PNG and Vanuatu.

Duration: Course duration is 22 weeks full time including a 1 week mid semester break. Students will attend classes for a minimum of 5 days per week including work placement. Additional out-of-hours study time will be required.

Delivery Mode: Face to face. Training will be delivered in English and incorporates language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) support. 

Course Fees: The course fees are FJD4,000, PGK4,500, VUV120,000. The fee includes personal protective equipment, stationery and uniform. The Australian Government subsidises the cost of the course including materials and consumables. Course fees are subject to change without prior notification. View current fees.


Entry Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of a Pacific Island Forum country
  • Have significant prior industry experience (more than one year) in the area in which they wish to train or have a local qualification and limited relevant industry experience (up to one year) in the area in which they wish to train
  • Complete the Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and Vocational Knowledge Assessment

Applicants may apply for recognition of prior learning.

* Courses offered, course dates and fees may vary depending upon student and industry demand.

Course Contents

The SIT30616 - Certificate III in Hospitality will cover the following units:


Unit CodeUnit title
SITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safety (Pre-requisite)
SITHFAB002Provide responsible service of alcohol (Pre-requisite)
BSBWOR203Work effectively with others
SITHIND002Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND004Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCCS006Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXHRM001Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practices
BSBWOR204Use business technology
SITHFAB003Operate a bar
SITHFAB010Prepare and serve cocktails
SITHFAB007Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB005Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXFIN001Process financial transactions

Bold Font indicates core units; Standard font indicates electives (7 core plus 8 electives units - two of which are pre-requisite)

* Please note; elective units of competency may vary from campus to campus depending on local industry needs.

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