Cert III in Hospitality

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Discover a career in Hospitality

Whether you are a recent school leaver, have been out of the workforce for some time or are looking to change career paths, the Certificate III in Hospitality will provide you great sound knowledge of current and emerging hospitality operations.

You will develop skills that will enable you to work in a variety of positions within the fast-paced hospitality sector, such as cafés, coffee shops, clubs, restaurants, hotels, motels, function centres, catering companies and much more.

And upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a full Certificate III in Hospitality and Food Safety Supervisor Certificate.

Employment Opportunities

  • Espresso coffee machine operator (Barista)
  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Function/event host/attendant
  • Restaurant/café waitperson
  • Kitchenhand
  • Cook
  • Catering assistant

You will build skills in:

  • Customer Service
  • Preparation & service of simple dishes
  • Preparation & service of Espresso coffee
  • How to work well in a team
  • Safe food handling
  • Clean & safe work practices
  • …and much more

Course Details

Delivery Mode Face to face in a real work environment
Nationally Recognised Yes
Duration 2 days per week for 20 weeks
Start Date (Oasis - Hunter) 29/08/2022
Start Date (Oasis -Central Coast) 22/08/2022
Atttendance Days Monday & Tuesday
Course Venue

Oasis - Central Coast
15-23 Hely Street WYONG NSW 2259

Oasis - Hunter
67 Cleary Street HAMILTON NSW 2303

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, you will be required to complete a pre-enrolment evaluation, in order to determine your ability/capacity to successfully complete the course.

The Certificate III in Hospitality (SIT30616) is a competency-based course which requires 15 units for the qualification (7 core units and 8 elective units)

To achieve this qualification with us, you will need to successfully complete the following 15 units:


BSBWOR203         Work effectively with others
SITHIND002         Source and use information on 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
SITXHRM001         Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS001         Participate in safe work practices


SITHFAB005            Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXFSA002            Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXINV001            Receive and store stock
SITHCCC002           Prepare and present simple dishes
SITHCCC003           Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHKOP001           Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHCCC006            Prepare appetisers and salads

Assessments will be conducted for each unit of competency through a mix of assessment methods, including practical demonstration, projects, questioning and case studies.

Students will receive clear assessment instructions and an opportunity for resubmission of assessment will be provided if required.

We also offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and/or Credit Transfer (CT) for students seeking formal acknowledgment of skills and knowledge attained through previous experience and/or training.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - if you are experienced in any aspect of this qualification and can demonstrate competency, this can be acknowledged as RPL and provide credit toward the qualification.

Credit Transfer (CT) - if you have previously attained an AQF (Aust Qualification Framework) competency unit which is included in this qualification and can show evidence of this with a Statement of Attainment, a CT can be granted immediately.

Application for RPL or CT must be advised on the Enrolment Application.

Students who successfully complete certificate III in Hospitality (SIT30616) can progress to Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40616), or to Certificate IV qualifications in other service industry fields.

Eligibility - Smart and Skilled program

This course is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart and Skilled Training Program.
To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian Citizen/Perm Resident/NZ citizen/humanitarian visa holder
  • aged 15 years or older, and
  • live or work in New South Wales, and
  • no longer be at school or equivalent

If you meet the above eligibility criteria for the Smart & Skilled Training Program the course cost is as follows:

  • Exempt: Fee-Free
  • Concession: $240
  • If no prior post school qualification: $1,450
  • If a post school qualification has previously been completed: $1,750

Course cost includes course resources.

Limited fee free scholarships are available for eligible students who are 15-30 years of age and either a Commonwealth Welfare recipient or the dependant of a Commonwealth Welfare recipient.

Students with a disability or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are also eligible for a fee exemption. Evidence of eligibility for a fee exemption will be required.