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SIT30616 - Certificate III in Hospitality

Overview

At a glance

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a range of well-developed hospitality service, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming.
Application Mode Distance; On-campus
Courses/Units
15 units to be completed - 7 Core Units and 8 Elective Units.
Availability Mackay CityRockhampton City,  ;  Distance Education
DurationSee availabilities
Intake Dates
See availabilities
Full course cost$3,375.00
Unit cost$225.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

This course is Fee Free for Year 12 graduates

Hours of Study

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles include an espresso coffee machine operator, food and beverage attendant, front desk receptionist,  front office assistant, function attendant, function host, gaming attendant, guest service agent, housekeeper, restaurant host, senior bar attendant, waiter.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

CRICOS: 094901G

Mackay City and Rockhampton City

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment

Units

Standard Course Structure

Core
  • Work effectively with others (BSBWOR203)
  • Source and use information on the hospitality industry (SITHIND002)
  • Work effectively in hospitality service (SITHIND004)
  • Provide service to customers (SITXCCS006)
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity (SITXCOM002)
  • Coach others in job skills (SITXHRM001)
  • Participate in safe work practices (SITXWHS001)
Electives
  • Prepare and present simple dishes (SITHCCC002)
  • Prepare and present sandwiches (SITHCCC003)
  • Clean and tidy bar areas (SITHFAB001)
  • Provide responsible service of alcohol (SITHFAB002)
  • Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages (SITHFAB004)
  • Prepare and serve espresso coffee (SITHFAB005)
  • Provide table service of food and beverage (SITHFAB014)
  • Provide responsible gambling services (SITHGAM001)
  • Process financial transactions (SITXFIN001)
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Availabilities

CQUniversity Mackay City

Classes will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from 9 am - 3 pm at Building 1, Room 4.35.

Term 1 2017 commences from Monday, 30 January 2017.

Term 2 2017 commences from Monday, 10 July 2017.

Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Duration and dates

4 days a week for 6 months.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City

Classes will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 8.30 am - 3 pm at Building B, Room 1.22.

Term 1 2017 commences from Monday, 6 February 2017.
Term 2 2017 commences from Monday, 10 July 2017.

Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Duration and dates

4 days a week for 6 months.

Distance Education

Distance students require strong self motivation and must have 4-6 hours per week available for study for each unit. This course is self paced so students must have sound literacy and numeracy skills. This course is delivered by distance education so students must have access to a computer and the internet. Students are allocated 13 weeks from enrolment to complete each unit.

Timing

Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Duration and dates

6 - 12 months.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City - VET in Schools (VETiS)

This course is available for VETiS students at CQUniversity Rockhampton City.

Term 2 2017 commences from Wednesday, 12 July 2017.
Classes will be held Wednesdays each week from 8.30 am - 4.30 pm at Building B, Room 1.22.

Timing

The next intake for this course is for Term 2 2017.

Duration and dates

12 months.

CQUniversity Mackay City - VET in Schools (VETiS)

This course is available for VETiS students at CQUniversity Mackay City.

Term 2 2017 commences from Wednesday, 12 July 2017.
Classes will be held on Wednesdays each week from 8.30 am - 3.30 pm at Building 1, Room 4.35.
Functions and events can occur on days other than class days, so VETiS students may need to attend classes more than one day a week.

Timing

The next intake for this course is for Term 2 2017.

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $3,375.00

Unit cost: $225.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

This course is Fee Free for Year 12 graduates

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

Applying

You’ve made an excellent choice. Now that you have decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we’re here to assist you every step of the way.

Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.

You can apply to study SIT30616 - Certificate III in Hospitality by clicking the Apply Now button below.

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