08 8232 6190

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
School/Apprenticeship Course Form
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 $0.50 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.

Job Trainer

Job Trainer provides school leavers, young people, and job seekers access to the training they need to get a job or develop new skills in responding to growing demand and creating pathways to future careers.

Students will pay Job Trainer rates if they meet eligibility criteria.

Job Trainer Eligibility

To access low-fee training through Job Trainer, student need to meet following eligibility requirements:

  • Not currently employed, or
  • Aged between 17 and 24 years and not enrolled in school, or
  • Hold a Health Care, Pensioner or Veteran Affairs concession card

For full details, please visit (https://providers.skills.sa.gov.au/deliver/jobtrainer)

Funding is available for Local Students ONLY under the skilling SA Program:

Standard Fee $2616

Job Trainer Concession fee $1236

Fee for service $6000

The student tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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 NameCore/Elective
SITXHRM007Coach others in job skillsCore
BSBTEC301Design and produce business documentsElective
BSBTEC302Design and produce spreadsheetsElective
SITXWHS005Participate in safe work practicesCore
SITHFAB025*Prepare and serve espresso coffeeElective
SITHFAB024*Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beveragesElective
SITHFAB021Provide responsible service of alcoholElective
SITXCCS014Provide service to customersCore
SITHFAB034**Provide table service of food and beverageElective
SIRXSLS001Sell to the retail customerElective
SITHFAB027*Serve food and beverageElective
SITXCOM007Show social and cultural sensitivityCore
SITHIND006Source and use information on the hospitality industryCore
SITXFSA005Use hygienic practices for food safetyElective
SITHIND008Work effectively in hospitality serviceCore
Pre Requisit Units
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety is a prerequisite unit*
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety is a prerequisite unit*
SITHFAB025*Prepare and serve espresso coffee

For More Information

For More Information

For More Information

Enquiry Popup Form
Are you a high school student?
Are you looking for Traineeship?