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Certificate III in Hospitality

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; complete within 12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Foundation Education (RTO 22557)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

Gain practical skills and industry knowledge with this online Certificate III in Hospitality (SIT30713) and broaden your career opportunities within the face-paced hospitality industry.

This course will cover the basics and will train you to provide excellent service in a professional hospitality environment such as a cafe, bar, restaurant or hotel.

Delivered online by Foundation Education, your online coursework is supplemented with hands on experience. You'll complete 36 practical service periods or shifts while you study to ensure that you have a firm grasp on what it takes to work in the industry.

Work placement

As a part of this course you will be required to complete 36 practical service shifts within a hospitality business operation.


Anyone can apply, however industry knowledge or experience is recommended.

Areas of study

In this hospitality course, the subjects you may study include:

  • SITHIND301 - Work effectively in hospitality service
  • BSBWOR203B - Work effectively with others
  • BSBINN201A - Contribute to workplace innovation
  • SITHIND101 - Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
  • SITXFSA101 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXCCS303 - Provide service to customers
  • SITHIND201 - Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITXCOM201 - Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXHRM301 - Coach others in job skills
  • SITXWHS101 - Participate in safe work practices
  • SITHFAB309 - Provide advice on food
  • SITXCCS201 - Provide visitor information
  • SITXFIN201 - Process financial transactions
  • SIRXSLS201 - Sell products and services
  • BSBITU306A - Design and produce business documents
RTO 22557
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Hospitality (SIT30713) from Foundation Education.

This course allows you to explore different avenues in your hospitality career, including roles as a function host or front desk receptionist at a wide variety of venue types such as cafes, bars, hotels and restaurants.

Payment options & support

Finance options

Foundation Education offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 10 months
  • Rapid payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 4 months

Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.

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