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Certificate III in Hospitality - Food and Beverage

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Certificate III in Hospitality - Food and Beverage

The hospitality industry, as a whole, remains one of the largest employers in the world. With employment options in accommodation, food & beverage, entertainment, recreation and more, a qualification in hospitality opens doors to a wide selection of careers in several industries.

This Certificate III in Hospitality course sets you on the right path to work in the hospitality industry. With no pre-requisites you can start your course straight away with this practical course designed to develop core hospitality skills in the area of services, sales and operations.

Gain skills that can be used anywhere

Learn in a style that suits you

Get the qualifications that employers want

Businesses in hospitality industries are, now more than ever, seeking out employees to fill job profiles with increasing complexity. Businesses require employees with knowledge and skills in administration, management, customer and personal service, sales and marketing and information technology. 

Our Certificate III in Hospitality course will give you the head start to commence your career.


This course is designed to be completed within 1 year. 

Study Mode

This course is delivered in a blended mode consisting of on-campus study in our Sydney and Gold Coast Campuses, online study and work placement. Click here for information on our training strategies, assessment methods and the work placement program for hospitality courses.

Alternatively you can complete this course through our Online flexible study pathways. There are two options to choose from:

Option 1: Complete your theory online and finish your course in Australia through our Work Placement Program that prepares you for career success!

Option 2: Choose to initially study online, continue your studies in Sydney or the Gold Coast campus in the succeeding terms, and obtain your diploma in Australia.

Areas Covered
  • Working in industry
  • Work health and safety
  • Workplace effectiveness
  • Housekeeping services
  • Cleaning operations
Course Units
  • SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITHIND008 Work effectively in hospitality service
  • SITXCCS014 Provide service to customers
  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills
  • SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
  • SIRXPDK001 Advise on products and services
  • SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices
  • SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
  • SIRXCEG008 Manage disrespectful, aggressive or abusive customers
  • SITHFAB027* Serve food and beverage
  • SITHKOP009* Clean kitchen premises and equipment
  • BSBCMM211 Apply communication skills
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for graduates include:

  • Café Worker
  • Barista
  • Bartender
  • Catering assistant
  • Concierge
  • Food and baverage attendant
  • Host
  • Hotel guest service agent
  • House keeper/room attendatant
  • Sommelier
  • Wait staff

Frank Guarnaccia

Trainer and Assessor

Frank is a passionate, high-energy individual with over 30 years of experience in various industries. He has a diverse skill set that allows him to successfully educate students and to help them succeed! He has experience in a variety of roles including Customer Service, Management, Hospitality, Human Resources and Learning & Development.

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Entry Requirements

To ensure that you have every opportunity to succeed in your studies, we need to make sure that your knowledge and skills are right for your chosen qualification. So when you apply for our courses, we will ask for evidence that shows you meet the following requirements:

  • Age: 18 years or above
  • Education: Completion of at least 11 years of formal schooling
  • English: An upper-intermediate level of English or higher
  • Equipment: Laptop computer and access to internet connection to study in class and/or online.
  • Course-Specific Entry Requirement: N/A

Students studying fully online: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport or other valid identify documentation when applying to study with Pacific Training Group. You will also be required to undertake an LLN questionnaire after we have received your application. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Students studying on a student visa: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport, certificate of your highest level of study, and any English test that you have undertaken when applying to study with us. If you are unsure of what you need to provide please click the link below or contact us; we will also contact you if further information is required. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Click here for more details on meeting PTG’s entry requirements.

English Language Pathway

If you don’t yet meet our English Entry requirements, we can help get you there. We’ve partnered with Sunshine Coast International College (SCIC) to offer non-English speaking students the chance to work on their English language skills either on-campus in Australia or online from anywhere in the world before progressing through to any of our vocational online or blended courses. You can learn more about our English Pathways Program

Price and Payment Options
Full Course Fee$3360 $1200
Per Term-
Monthly (12 payments)$280 $100
Fortnightly (24 payments)$140 $50
Weekly (48 payments)$70 $25
Full Course Fee$5600
Per Term (4 payments)$1400
Monthly (10 payments)$560
Weekly -
Gold Coast
Full Course Fee$5600
Per Term (4 payments)$1400
Monthly (10 payments)$560

Additional fees:

  • Enrolment fee: $100 AUD (Normally $200) paid at time of enrolment (On-Campus) and $25 AUD (Online)
  • Material fee: Material Fees are currently waived. (Normally $100 AUD paid at time of commencement) (On-Campus) and No material fee for online courses
  • Discounts are available for upfront payments
  • On-Campus payment plans include a 12.5% discount.
Further Study

Successfully complete SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality and enjoy guaranteed entry and credit transfer towards our SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, reducing the duration of the Diploma qualification from 8 Terms (2 years) to 4 Terms (1 year).

Explore our other nationally recognised courses here:

SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality (Housekeeping)



Gain the essential skills required for providing first class service to guests. This program is designed specifically for those seeking a dynamic and fast-paced career in hotel housekeeping.

You will learn:

  • Prepare rooms
  • Coach others
  • Workplace effectiveness
  • Housekeeping services
  • Cleaning operations

Standard Duration

1 year (4 terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks)

SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management


Get ready for a career where you’ll operate independently within organisations, take responsibility for others and make operational business decisions.

You will learn:

  • Communication and teamwork
  • Client and customer service
  • Management and leadership
  • Information technology
  • Governance and legal compliance

Standard Duration

2 years (8 Terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks)

SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management


Prepare for senior hospitality position where you’ll be responsible for strategic business managemend and operational decisions. Develop specialised managerial skills and substantial industry knowledge.

You will learn:

  • Human resources management
  • Finance
  • Lead and manage People
  • Develop business plans
  • Marketing and public relations

Standard Duration

2 years 6months (10 Terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks)

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