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Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30616


This program gives you the skills and knowledge to work in a range of hospitality enterprises such as restaurants, clubs, bars, nightclubs, airlines, cruise ships and hotels worldwide. It covers the full range of tasks required to provide bar and restaurant service.

Qualification: Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30616
Program No: C3-TH38
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 1 semester full time or part-time equivalent
Likely Job Outcome: This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. It provides options for specialisation in areas such as accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming. The qualification also allows an outcome for small businesses requiring multi-skilled employees.
Possible job titles include:
- Food and beverage attendant
- Espresso coffee machine operator
- Bar attendant
- Function attendant
- Restaurant host
Application Type: Public

Timetable Information

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Additional Information

Tourism Awards 2014A cost of $25 will be applied to this program. You must also provide your own uniforms and resource materials (approximate cost - $150).

After achieving Certificate III in Hospitality, you could progress to Certificate IV in Hospitality, or to Certificate IV qualifications in other service industry fields.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

By enrolling, CIT assumes you have checked and met these entry requirements. CIT staff will confirm either before (for all VET FEE-HELP qualifications) or within the first few weeks of classes.

Open entry
If you are entering these programs as a trainee under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

Before you apply/enrol

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.

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Already have one? Great! Verify it in our student administration system now so your enrolment or graduation isn't delayed. (New CIT students will not be able to do this until they have been given their CIT number which will be given to you when you apply to study most CIT courses).

  1. Login to CIT Self Service
  2. Click on the link for USI
  3. Verify your USI

It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).

If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Due to technical reasons the subjects for this course are not currently available. For more information please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email

Related Courses

Diploma Hospitality Management SIT50416
Certificate IV Hospitality SIT40416
Statement Attainment training Responsible Service of Alcohol [extract from SIT30713]
Statement Attainment training Bar Service [extract from SIT30713]
Statement Attainment training Providing Responsible Gambling Services [extract from SIT30713]

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email