Creating Skills for life

SIT30616 - Certificate III in Hospitality

Course Overview

This course is customised to meet the needs of a specific client with a focus on multi-skills suitable for small accommodation hospitality venues. 

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, lodge, clubs, cafes and coffee shops. It provides options for specialisation in areas such as accommodation services, food and beverage. The qualification also allows an outcome for small businesses requiring multi-skilled employees.

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


Course Delivery

Location: Samoa

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

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

Vocational Placement: As part of this qualification you are required to complete 36 shifts of vocational placement. This will be organised by APTC and these hours are to be completed within our live training restaurant and the hospitality industry. This is an opportunity for students to practise the skills and knowledge learnt in a supported environment.

You may be required to work a combination of morning, lunch, afternoon and dinner shifts to complete these vocational placement shifts. Completing placement is compulsory, and you will be expected to manage family and work commitments in order to complete your shifts.

Course Fees: The course fee is WST2,500. 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 Language, 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 units of competency:


Unit CodeUnit title
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety (Prerequisite)
SITHFAB002Provide responsible service of alcohol (Prerequisite)
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
SITHFAB005Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHACS003Prepare rooms for guests
SITHACS001Clean premises and equipment
SITHCCC002Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC005Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
SITHFAB007Serve food and beverage

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

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

APTC is an Australian Government initiative in partnership with the Pacific and Timor-Leste.

APTC is implemented by TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275)

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