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

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Catering Assistant$865 weekly pay
Kitchen Attendant$865 weekly pay
Cafe Attendant$865 weekly pay
Waiter$865 weekly pay
Gaming Attendant$865 weekly pay
Bar Attendant$865 weekly pay
Barista$865 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Restaurant Supervisor$1,150 weekly pay
Gaming Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Gaming Supervisor$1,250 weekly pay
Venue Manager$1,400 weekly pay
Food and Beverage Supervisor$1,050 weekly pay

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

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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This course provider offers the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality (Food and Beverage):

TAFE Queensland
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