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SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality

Course Overview


SIT30622 Certificate III in Hospitality reflects the role of skilled staff who use a range of well-developed hospitality skills focused on food and beverage.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as resorts, restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, and cafes.

Possible career opportunities for graduates include:

  • espresso coffee machine operator
  • food and beverage attendant
  • front desk receptionist
  • function attendant
  • function host
  • gaming attendant
  • housekeeper
  • restaurant host
  • senior bar attendant
  • waiter


Graduates of this course will receive an internationally recognised Australian Qualification issued through TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275).

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Course Delivery

Location: PNG 

Duration: Course duration is 22 weeks full time including one-week mid-semester break. Students will attend classes for a minimum of 5 days per week. Additional out-of-hours study time will be required.

Delivery Mode: Face-to-face and work placement. Training will be delivered in English and incorporates language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) support.

Vocational Placement: As part of this qualification you are required to provide hospitality service to customers for a minimum of 36 complete service periods (shifts). This will be organised by APTC and these hours are to be completed within our live training restaurant and the hospitality industry. This is an opportunity for students to practice the skills and knowledge learnt in a supported environment

You may be required to work a combination of morning, lunch, afternoon, and dinner shifts to complete these vocational placement shifts. Completing placement is compulsory, and you will be expected to manage family and work commitments in order to complete your shifts.

Course Fees: The course fees are PGK 6,500,  WST 2,800. The fee includes personal protective equipment, stationery, and uniform.

Course fees are subject to change without prior notification. View current fees


Entry Requirements

  • Citizen of a Pacific Island Forum country
  • Have significant prior industry experience (more than one year) in the area in which they wish to train or have a local qualification and limited relevant industry experience (up to one year) in the area in which they wish to train
  • Complete the Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Assessment and Vocational Knowledge Assessment


Applicants may apply for recognition of prior learning


*Courses offered, course dates and fees may vary depending on student and industry demand.


Course Content

The SIT30622 - Certificate III in Hospitality will cover the following units of competency:


Unit Code 
SITXWHS005Participate in safe work practices
SITXFSA005Use hygienic practices for food safety
BSBCMM211Apply communication skills
SITXCOM007Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITHFAB021Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHIND006 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXCCS014 Provide service to customers
SITHFAB023Operate a bar
Prepare and serve cocktails
SITHFAB024Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB025Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXFIN007 Process financial transactions
SITHIND008Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXHRM007 Coach others in job skills.

*Bold Font indicates core units; standard font indicates electives; 7 core plus 8 electives units


APTC is an Australian Government initiative in partnership with the Pacific and Timor-Leste.

APTC is implemented by TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275)

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