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Code:
SIT30616
Course Type:
Accredited Course; Free TAFE
Study Mode:
On Campus
Duration:
On campus: 6 months
Starting Date:
19/04/2021
Location:
Morwell
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Course Overview

ATTENTION: As much as we’d love to offer more, we can only offer one Free TAFE course per person. If you’ve already enrolled and commenced, or enrolled but didn’t complete a Free TAFE course at any Victorian TAFE in the past you will NOT be eligible for another and will need to pay tuition and materials fees when you enrol. Reach out to us if you think this is you.

Do you want to work in a bar on a cruise ship? Or as a barista in a modern café? Or maybe you want to earn some income while you travel the world?

When you complete a Certificate III in Hospitality the options are endless. Let our expert trainers help give you the skills and knowledge for a successful career in hospitality.

Some of the areas that this course covers are:

  • Bar service  - Pouring a beer at your local or serving drinks at your favourite music festival
  • Being a customer service champion – managers love this!
  • The art of making coffee
  • Learning how to pair wine, beer and spirits with food
  • Waiting on tables
  • Experience working in a restaurant and café with real customers
  • Work Placement – A real introduction to industry
  • Student excursions to winery, resort, function centre and coffee roaster
  • Working on a point of sale system using IPads for order taking.
  • Food Safety
  • Responsible serving of alcohol (RSA)

This course provides you with hands on skills as it involves interactive restaurant sessions with real customers, work placement and industry excursions. So if you want to work in a restaurant, pub, café, resort, accommodation venue, function centre, music festival, corporate event or coffee shop in a wide variety of roles then Certificate III in Hospitality can help get you there.

Times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9.00am-3.00pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Hospitality.

Career Opportunities

  • Bar operator
  • Barista
  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Waiter
  • Front office assistant
  • Restaurant host
  • Concierge
  • Function and corporate events wait staff
  • Café attendant
  • Hospitality all-rounder

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements

It is expected that the leaner has a self interest in hospitality, or,  is actively seeking employment in a paid or voluntary role , either casual, part time or full time, with the aspiration of working within the hospitality industry.

Access to computers will be made available to learners while on campus for face to face delivery. For learners wishing to complete their self directed learning from a flexible location, such as their home, it is advised that they have access to:

  • a computer running an operating system that’s current and supported (like Windows 10), and reliable high-speed internet access.
  • a built in camera or webcam
  • built in microphone and speakers

or

  • an external microphone and headset.
  • Zoom webinar free software

Whether you're using a desktop, laptop, or tablet, you’ll be online for several hours a week:

  • Accessing study materials like online webinar recordings and eBooks.
  • Using library databases and the internet for research.
  • Taking notes and preparing your assessments.
  • Communicating with your lecturers, tutors, support staff, and other students.

To make the most of your online learning experience, you should already have a good working knowledge of:

  • basic computer skills
  • word processing
  • emailing
  • web browsing

And here’s a handy hint: grab an external drive such as a usb or use cloud storage to back up your work.

Limitations to entry

The delivery of the practical units within the training restaurant may require the learner to be on their feet for up to 5 hours per day. Learners should be aware that if they have any medical conditions or pre existing injuries that may limit their ability to participate in the hands on practical assessment's, then this course may not be suitable for their learning needs.

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable

Fees

Course Cost

Materials fees still apply for Free TAFE courses

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information

N/A

Placement

Work placement has been timetabled for 14 sessions.
Each session should consist of 2 service periods in order to gain the minimum 36 service periods required for unit SITHIND004.
The learner has the flexibility to negotiate the working hours with industry employers to determine the best outcome for both parties.
Placement is arranged by: Student

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Course units
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
SITHFAB017 Provide advice on food and beverage matching
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

Assessment

Observation, Questioning, Tests and Quizzes and  Presentations