SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality (Food and Beverage)

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Course description

The Certificate III in Hospitality (Food and Beverage) (SIT30616) is for anyone wanting to get started as a bar steward, waiter, or barista. Over 18 months you will learn all about the hospitality industry in Australia as well as the fundamentals of customer service, workplace safety, and communication. Choose electives that support a real job role — drink service, barista training, cashier skills, and food safety.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance


Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality (Food and Beverage). The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality (Food and Beverage) such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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TAFE Queensland
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