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Certificate III in Hospitality

Certificate III in Hospitality
Course Duration
6-24 months including workshops, self-paced activities and 36 vocational placement shifts
Course Delivery
Blended Learning, Live Class, RPL, Traineeship
Course Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements
Course Accreditation
This is a nationally recognised qualification


Our SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality addresses functional hospitality skills, you can customise this course to suit specific roles and sectors in the industry through your choice of electives.  Our specialisation streams include electives that give students the skills that are in demand by the hospitality industry in restaurants, cafes and bars.

Raising the Bar for Sensational VET in Schools

Students can apply the Certificate III in Hospitality to contribute towards their ATAR score and earn QCE credits.

Establish a school partnership with the support of a dedicated trainer who will offer guidance and assistance throughout the activities. Feel free to contact us to obtain a customised partnership agreement that aligns with your student’s needs.

Allow our trainers to assess assignments and conduct training, while you enhance your skills through our teacher professional development events.

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Choose how you want to train.
The Delivery Options are:

SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality is ideal for trainees (including school-based), school leavers, or people wanting to develop the skills for employment during other studies or travel.  Many people who dedicate themselves to a hospitality career also hold this qualification.

This qualification is a perfect choice for students aiming to expand their knowledge and skills after completing Certificate II in Hospitality.

Depending on the specialisation stream or electives chosen, when you finish this course you'll be able to:

  • Work in a hospitality environment
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • Perform duties safely
  • Interact professionally with colleagues and customers
  • Process financial transactions
  • Responsible service of alcohol
  • Responsible gambling service
  • Prepare and serve coffee and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Prepare and serve food and beverage
  • Provide first aid

Check each course option below as not all delivery options apply.

  1. Live Class 
    i) Establish a school partnership with the support of a trainer who will offer guidance and assistance throughout the activities. Feel free to contact us to obtain a customised partnership agreement that aligns with your student’s needs.
    ii)  We can also come to your workplace and deliver a customised program to meet your workplace needs.
    (Minimum numbers apply. Contact us to discuss your particular needs).
  2. Blended Learning 
    This is a flexible and efficient way to complete your qualification.  It may include live classes, online study, self-paced activities and webinars.
  3. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Recognition of Prior Learning is the process that is used to recognise the skills and knowledge you have acquired through personal and work experience - the "University of Life". The evidence you provide is matched to a complete qualification where possible or alternatively, to part of a qualification. A successful RPL application means that you could receive certification without further study or may be able to fast track through a qualification. Please contact us to organise an individual assessment of your current knowledge and skills.
  4. Traineeship
    Traineeships are a combination of “earning and learning” and can be offered to new and existing staff in a part or full time capacity.  Trainees are employed whilst completing their qualification under the supervision of experienced Blueprint trainers and assessors.  Contact us for more information.

SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops and allows for multiskilling and specialisation in cafes and bars. Possible job titles include:

  • Barista
  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Function attendant or host
  • Restaurant host
  • Bar attendant

Must be able to access a suitable commercial hospitality environment for 36 vocational placement shifts.

You have 12 months from course commencement to complete this qualification.  This qualification is allocated 2 years for completion if undertaken as a full time traineeship.

To complete this qualification you must demonstrate competency in a total of 15 units. Seven of these units are core and there are 8 electives.  The table below shows the content of our standard specialisation streams, however other electives are available.

Units of CompetencyCore/Elective
BSBTWK201 Work effectively with othersCore
SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industryCore
SITHIND007 Use hospitality skills effectivelyCore
SITXCCS011 Interact with customersCore
SITXCOM007 Show social and cultural sensitivityCore
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practicesCore
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safetyElective (A)

Plus specialisation electives:


SITHGAM022 Provide responsible gambling services Elective
SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcoholElective
SITHFAB022 Clean and tidy bar areas    Elective
SITHFAB023 Operate a barElective
SITXFIN007 Process financial transactionsElective


SITHCCC024 Prepare and present simple dishesElective
SITHCCC025 Prepare and present sandwichesElective
SITHFAB024 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beveragesElective
SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffeeElective
SITXFIN007 Process financial transactionsElective


Your learning resources will include:

  • Training Manual
  • Resource Library containing document templates, samples, fact sheets and explainer videos
  • Access to live and recorded webinars and online discussion forums
  • Access to our Learning Management System

You will also be able to access our “Homework Club” tutorials and individual support calls.

During your studies, you will need access to the following:

  • Computer with compatible operating system (Windows 8 or higher, Mac)
  • Printer, scanner and phone
  • Current web browser (Chrome, Safari or Firefox)
  • Email address and stable Internet connection access (with a reliable speed of at least 5mbps)
  • Microsoft Office - including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Adobe reader

Assessment is a combination of:

  • Written questions
  • Case studies
  • Practical assessment

If you successfully complete SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality qualification you could continue your studies in higher level hospitality qualifications within the VET or university sectors.

Please see our full Fee Schedule for information about unit costs (where applicable), RPL fees and Refund Policy.

Flexible payment options are available. You may be eligible for the Skills Assure User Choice funding for Traineeships or the Certificate 3 Guarantee program which is funded by the Queensland Government. 

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