Certificate III in Hospitality


Are you a born ‘people person’ or maybe you love assisting people in having a great time? If so, use it to your advantage. The Certificate III in Hospitality can help you to develop universal skills and knowledge which could send you on your way to your dream career. You have the option of learning about food and beverage, accommodation, or gaming, or mix it up. From working in hotels and restaurants to ‘cruising’ the Caribbean, you are only limited by your imagination. The hospitality industry has endless opportunities and with it being one of the biggest industries across the world, there is no telling where it could take you!


Employment Opportunities 

  • Food and Beverage Attendant
  • Espresso Coffee Machine Operator
  • Waiter
  • Function Attendant
  • Restaurant or Function Host
Course Requirements

To achieve a Certificate III in Hospitality 15 units must be completed including 7 core units and 8 elective units.

Core Units

BSBWOR203           Work effectively with others

SITHIND002             Source and use information on the hospitality industry

SITHIND004             Work effectively in hospitality service

SITXCCS006            Provide service to customers

SITXCOM002            Show social and cultural sensitivity

SITXHRM001             Coach others in job skills

SITXWHS001             Participate in safe work practices

Elective Units

SITHFAB002            Provide responsible service of alcohol

SITHFAB004             Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages *

SITHFAB005              Prepare and serve espresso coffee *

SITHFAB007              Serve food and beverage*

SITHGAM001             Provide responsible gambling services

SITXFIN001                Process financial transactions

SITXFSA001              Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXFSA002               Participate in safe food handling practices

To successfully complete SITHIND004 36 work shifts must be completed.

* Prerequisite is SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Course Duration / Method of Delivery

The Certificate III in Hospitality is delivered over 12 weeks. In order to provide flexible options, students can choose one of the following delivery options:

  • Classroom environment: Suitable for unemployed students. Content is delivered with weekly classroom sessions at the Gold Coast and Toowoomba campuses.
  • Flexible delivery: Self-paced learning with one-on-one contact with a trainer
Certificate 3 Guarantee Program

The Certificate 3 Guarantee program is funded by the Queensland Government to give eligible individuals a government subsidy toward the training costs for a range of Certificate level III qualifications.

Aurora Training Institute is a Pre-Qualified Supplier under this program for the delivery of this Certificate III qualification.

As you can only access the Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidy once, it is important that you consider and compare your training options and ensure they align with your chosen career pathway.

Every student that completes or discontinues a Certificate 3 Guarantee course must complete a Student Training and Employment Survey within 3 months.

Student Contribution Fee

The Student Contribution Fee under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program is $15. This fee represents the total cost to the student to enrol, undertake training and be awarded the qualification.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to enrol in the Certificate 3 Guarantee program, you must:

  • Be aged 15 years or above and;
  • Be no longer at school and;
  • Be a Queensland resident permanently residing in Queensland i.e. an Australia Citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen
  • Not have previously completed or currently be enrolled in a Certificate III level qualification (or higher)

* Certificate III Qualifications completed at secondary school are not counted

Contact us Today

Call or email us and enrol today!

1300 936 864 or admin@aurora.edu.au

Or fill out the enquiry form on the side and we will contact you.


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