SIT30616 – Certificate III in Hospitality (Traineeship Pathway)


The Certificate III in Hospitality traineeship will give you the skills and knowledge to become a food and beverage attendant or work behind a bar, in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. Individuals may have some responsibility for others and provide technical advice and support to a team. The qualification is suitable for an Australian traineeship  pathway.


Core hospitality skills and knowledge is covered throughout this program including customer service, the preparation and service of espresso coffee and non-alcoholic beverages, hygienic practices and workplace safety. If you are interested in a career in Hospitality or are currently working in the sector and looking at formalizing your skill set, then this qualification is for you.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate, the requirements are :

  • Student must be 16 years or above and not enrolled at school


  • Aged 16 years or over, enrolled in school and undertaking training through training guarantee for SACE Students
  • Students must reside in South Australia.
  • Students must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a Humanitarian Visa
  • Students should meet the minimum LLN requirements of the course
  • Students are employed in the industry and the Employer is eligible for the program
  • Visit  www.skills.sa.gov.au for eligibility criteria or  click here.


English Language Requirements

  • A Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment is conducted on all entrants prior to enrolment into the program to ensure that Salford College can support each student throughout the program.
To Enquire about the Course, Please fill the form below
Fee Structure

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia’s Subsidised training indicative https://www.skills.sa.gov.au/subsidised-eligibility. The eligibility check is an indication only and does not confirm the eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place during the enrolment 

If eligible for subsidised training, apprentices and trainees are required to pay a Student Contribution Fee. The Student Contribution Fees are charged at the rate of $0.25 per nominal hour for each unit of competency/module to be calculated at the commencement of the unit of competency/module.

If agreed between the employer and the apprentice/trainee, student contribution fees can be paid by the employer.

In some cases though, students may be eligible for a partial or full exemption. School based apprentices and trainees are not required to pay a student contribution fee while they are still at school but may be required to pay fees once the training contract has been converted to full-time or part-time post school.

Employer would pay the gap fees for the course.

(this is non-refundable should a student decide to withdraw or not complete the qualification).

Possible Career Outcomes

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs and cafés. It provides options for specialisation in areas such as food and beverage attendance, espresso coffee machine operations, restaurant hosting, bartending, and waiting.

  • Bar Attendant
  • Cafe Attendant
  • Catering Assistant
  • Food and Beverage Attendant
  • Front Office Assistant
  • Porter
  • Room Attendant
Course Outline

15 units must be completed:

  • 7 core units
  • 8 elective units (as selected by our Industry panel)  
Unit CodeUnit NameHoursCore/Elective
BSBWOR203Work effectively with othersCore
SITHIND002Source and use information on the hospitality industryCore
SITHIND004Work effectively in hospitality serviceCore
SITXCCS006Provide service to customersCore
SITXCOM002Show social and cultural sensitivityCore
SITXHRM001Coach others in job skillsCore
SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practicesCore
SITXFSA001Use hygienic practices for food safetyElective
SITHFAB005Prepare and serve espresso coffee *Elective
SITHFAB007Serve food and beverage*Elective
BSBITU306Design and produce business documentsElective
SITHFAB004Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages*Elective
SITHFAB002Provide responsible service of alcoholElective
BSBITU313Design and produce digital text documentsElective
SITHFAB014Provide table service of food and beverage**Elective

For More Information

For More Information

For More Information

Are you a high school student?
Are you looking for Apprenticeship?