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SIT20316 - Certificate II in Hospitality

Course Overview


SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality reflects the role of individuals who have a defined and limited range of hospitality operational skills and basic industry knowledge.

This qualification provides a pathway to further study and/or work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.

Possible career opportunities for graduates include:

  • bar attendant
  • café attendant
  • catering assistant
  • food and beverage attendant
  • front office assistant
  • porter
  • room attendant

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Course Delivery

Location: Solomon Islands

Duration: Course duration is 19 weeks full time including one-week mid semester break. Students will attend classes for a minimum of 4 days per week. Additional out-of-hours study time may 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 12 shifts of vocational placement. This will be organised by APTC and these shifts are to be completed within 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 day and afternoon shifts to complete the vocational placement. 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 SBD7,500 per participant. The fee includes personal protective equipment, stationery and uniform. Limited tuition fee waiver places may be available for eligible participants.

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
  • New entrants
  • 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 Content

The SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality will cover the following units of competency:


Unit CodeUnit title
SITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practices
SITHIND001Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
BSBWOR203Work effectively with others
SITXCOM002Show social and cultural sensitivity
BSBCMM201Communicate in the workplace
SITXCCS003Interact with customers
SITHFAB007Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB005Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB004Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHIND003Use hospitality skills effectively
SITHIND002Source and use information on the hospitality industry

Bold Font indicates core units; Standard font indicates electives - 6 core plus 6 electives units

* Please note; elective units of competency may varyfrom 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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