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SIT30616 - Certificate III in Hospitality

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a range of well-developed hospitality service, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $3765 (2019)
$4005 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $1185 (2019)
$1260 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $855 (2019)
$915 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $251 (2019)
$267 (2020)
Fee for service (International) $7795 (2019)
$4005 (2020)
Fee for service per unit (International) $519.66 (2019)
$267 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $79 (2019)
$84 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $57 (2019)
$61 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Hospitality and Beauty
Skill Area
  • Cookery
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
  • ROC - 094901G
  • MKC - 094901G

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

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

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 7 core units
  2. Complete 8 elective units
Please select a course structure from the options below:
User Choice Mackay - Trainees

12 months
  • Mixed Mode
  • Online
Core Units


SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units
Students can also choose 2 units from Group B, Group C, elsewhere in SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
SITHIND001 Use hygienic practice for hospitality service More Information Training.gov Details
SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services More Information Training.gov Details
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
SITHGAM001 Provide responsible gambling services More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas More Information Training.gov Details
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHGAM001 Provide responsible gambling services
SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHIND001 Use hygienic practice for hospitality service
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

User Choice Rockhampton - Trainees

12 months
  • Mixed Mode
  • Online
Core Units


SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units
Students may also choose their electives as follows: 2 units from Group B, Group C, elsewhere in SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
SITHIND001 Use hygienic practice for hospitality service More Information Training.gov Details
SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services More Information Training.gov Details
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches More Information Training.gov Details
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas More Information Training.gov Details
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHIND001 Use hygienic practice for hospitality service
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Mackay City - Restaurant and Bar Specialisation

6 months
  • On-campus
  • Mixed Mode
Core Units


SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units
Students may also choose electives as follows: 2 units from Group B, Group C, elsewhere in SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
SITHGAM001 Provide responsible gambling services More Information Training.gov Details
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas More Information Training.gov Details
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace
SITHGAM001 Provide responsible gambling services
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Rockhampton City - Restaurant and Bar Specialisation

6 months full-time
  • On-campus
  • Mixed Mode
Core Units


SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units
Students may also choose electives as follows: 2 units from Group B, Group C, elsewhere in SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches More Information Training.gov Details
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas More Information Training.gov Details
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

International Rockhampton and Mackay

12 months full-time
  • On-campus
Core Units


SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity More Information Training.gov Details
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices More Information Training.gov Details
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service More Information Training.gov Details
Mackay Elective Units
Students may also choose electives as follows: 2 units from Group B, Group C, elsewhere in SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course. The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas More Information Training.gov Details
SITHGAM001 Provide responsible gambling services More Information Training.gov Details
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions More Information Training.gov Details
Rockhampton Elective Units
Rockhampton students can also choose electives as follows: - 2 units from Group B, Group C, elsewhere in SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course. The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches More Information Training.gov Details
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas More Information Training.gov Details
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
SITHGAM001 Provide responsible gambling services
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Rockhampton City & Mackay City - Commercial Cookery, Restaurant and Bar Specialisation

6 months Part Time

  • On-campus
  • Mixed Mode
Core Units


BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry More Information Training.gov Details
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity More Information Training.gov Details
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills More Information Training.gov Details
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices More Information Training.gov Details
Elective Units


SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety More Information Training.gov Details
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes More Information Training.gov Details
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches More Information Training.gov Details
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads More Information Training.gov Details
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol More Information Training.gov Details
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee More Information Training.gov Details
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Project
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

User Choice Mackay - Trainees

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

User Choice Rockhampton - Trainees

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Mackay City - Restaurant and Bar Specialisation

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Rockhampton City - Restaurant and Bar Specialisation

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

International Rockhampton and Mackay

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Rockhampton City & Mackay City - Commercial Cookery, Restaurant and Bar Specialisation

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

International 2019 Availabilities

User Choice Mackay - Trainees

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

User Choice Rockhampton - Trainees

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Mackay City - Restaurant and Bar Specialisation

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Rockhampton City - Restaurant and Bar Specialisation

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

International Rockhampton and Mackay

On-campus

Mackay City

February: Full Time
March: Full Time
April: Full Time
May: Full Time
June: Full Time
July: Full Time
August: Full Time
September: Full Time
October: Full Time
November: Full Time

Rockhampton City

February: Full Time
March: Full Time
April: Full Time
May: Full Time
June: Full Time
July: Full Time
August: Full Time
September: Full Time
October: Full Time
November: Full Time

Rockhampton City & Mackay City - Commercial Cookery, Restaurant and Bar Specialisation

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Skilling Queenslanders for Work Initiative

Community organisations successful in their application with the Queensland Government have access to the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative. This funding can assist students, who meet the eligibility criteria, apply for a place in their community organisation’s project. Further information about the initiative can be found at https://training.qld.gov.au/home/sqw


The following community organisations have a partnership agreement in place with CQUni, as the preferred Registered Training Organisation. This partnership gives these organisations the ability to recruit students within their community who meet the eligibility criteria set by the Department of Education and Training, and send through documentation to enable CQUni to process the pre-enrolments. 


They are:

  • Women’s Health Centre, Rockhampton Email: info@womenshealthrockhamtpon.com 

Students currently studying or wanting to enquire about eligibility with the funding or for this course can contact the community organisation.


Resource Requirements

All students are required to wear a uniform for this course.


  • Black skirt or pants (not jeans) must be worn on restaurant operation days.
  • Black enclosed dress shoes are mandatory when working in the restaurant. 
  • Covered footwear is required on campus at all times. 
  • Rockhampton students are required to purchase a 'Willby's Training Restaurant' polo shirt from the CQU Bookshop phone 07 4930 9421 on North Side Campus.
  • Mackay students are required to purchase a black “Hospitality Polo” from the CQUniversity Mackay Bookshop. The teachers will supply students with a sizing chart on the first day of class. 


Practical Placement Information

SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service requires evidence of a minimum of 36 service periods (shifts). The services can be completed at the CQUniversity Training Restaurants at Mackay City campus and/or Rockhampton City campus, in a food and beverage establishment that students may already work at, or at one of the one off functions that meet the Assessment Guidelines of this unit.


Each service period or shift is to be recorded in a log book, clearly numbered and dated on at least 36 occasions. Students will receive the logbook after the first restaurant service.