SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality


Capitalise on an industry with more career opportunities
Our interactive course gives job seekers a qualification and entry into an industry rich with career opportunities and pathways.

Our Course Covers

  • How to communicate and work effectively within the hospitality industry.
  • Importance of using hygienic practices for food safety
  • Practical skills for serving food and beverage, providing responsible service of alcohol, preparing and serving espresso coffee.

Upon successful completion of units, students will be awarded a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment or Certificate for SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality.All courses are subject to change and availability.

Cert 3 Guarantee Program
This course can be delivered under the Queensland Government funded Certificate 3 Guarantee Program.

Traineeship Program
This course can be delivered as a Traineeship in all states except for Tasmania.



Delivery & Duration

Entry Requirements

Career Opportunities


Semester One – 5 units
The following accredited units are covered in this course:

BSBWOR203Work effectively with others
SITXCOM002Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITHIND002Source and use information on the hospitality industry
BSBCMM201Communicate in the workplace
SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practices

Semester Two – 4 units

The following accredited units are covered in this course:

SITXINV001Receive and store stock
SITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safety
SIRXSLS001Sell to the retail customer
SITXHRM001Coach others in job skills

Semester Three – 6 units

The following accredited units are covered in this course:

SITHIND004Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHFAB002Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB004Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB005Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXCCS006Provide service to customers
SITHFAB007Serve food and beverage


Certificate 3 Guarantee
Concessional: $50
Non-Concessional: $160
Year: $0

Payment Method (Non C3G)
$440 per Semester

  • 3 Semesters of 13 weeks each (FT)
  • 3 Semesters of 20 weeks each (PT)


  • The online theory component is available with the following study schedules:
    Full time: 25 hours per week
    Part time: 15 hours per week
  • 80 hours of Vocational Placement is also a requirement of the qualification.

Duration: The full course is 3 semesters:

  • Full Time: Each semester is 13 weeks
  • Part Time: Each semester is 20 weeks
  • Fast track option available to complete in a shorter time
  • Regular access to a computer or tablet to undertake learning and assessment activities
  • Regular access to the internet and to an email account
  • The ability and willingness to complete an online course
  • The ability to communicate directly with SRI
  • The ability to communicate in English with SRI
  • The ability to understand basic instructions provided, written or verbally in English
  • The ability to use a computer and type
  • The willingness to provide a valid USI

  • Barista
  • Bar attendant
  • Café or food attendant
  • Kitchen hand
  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Restaurant host

Employment Assistance
As a Sarina Russo Institute student, you are entitled to our FREE employment assistance, which provides mentoring, employment workshops and job placement service.

Student Support Services

  • Dedicated Trainers to help with training and assessment
  • Access to iLearn – our 24/7 learning management system
  • Access to online Language Literacy and Numeracy testing and tools to help with proficiency skills if required
  • Mentoring and job placement assistance
  • Opportunities to collaborate online with peers

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