SIT30616 – 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 SIT30616 – 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!


The SIT30616 – Certificate III in Hospitality is delivered over 6 – 12 months. 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 our delivery locations.
  • Flexible delivery: Self-paced learning with one-on-one contact with one of our qualified trainers.


Flexible payment options are available. You may be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee program which is funded by the Queensland Government. Click here for more information.


To achieve a SIT30616 – Certificate III in Hospitality 15 units must be completed including 7 core units and 8 elective units. This qualification also requires students to complete 36 hospitality service periods.

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
  • SITXCCS002 Provide visitor information
  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

To successfully complete SITHIND004 36 work shifts must be completed.

To successfully complete SITHFAB004 3 service periods must be completed.

To successfully complete SITHFAB007 5 service periods must be completed.

* Prerequisite is SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

At a glance


Within 12 months


On-campus or Online


36 Service Periods

Career Opportunities

Waiter, Food and Beverage Attendant, Function Attendant, Restaurant or Function Host


My trainer Aaron was wonderful, he not only has a vast knowledge of the hospitality industry, but his life experiences have been so inspirational to me... Read More

Nared (Nick) Ngowsakul

Commercial Cookery Graduate

I did extensive research on Training Institutes in the Gold Coast that offered this qualification, I chose Aurora after speaking on the phone with Ian, his passion and enthusiasm was infectious. Aurora provided on campus training which was a big tick for me, and then I met my Trainer Kevin Dickinson and that verified I’d made the right decision... Read More

Ashley Young

Certificate III Graduate

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