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0.5 Year


This qualification is for people wanting to work in the hospitality industry.

You will develop skills in the use of discretion and judgement and develop a sound knowledge of hospitality industry operations. You will learn to work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members. This qualification provides a pathway for you to work as a team leader in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


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:

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


When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

  • The NSW Liquor and Gaming regulations require students to be 18 years of age or older if they are undertaking units that involve the service of alcohol and/or gaming operations.
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or TAFE NSW General English Program

    From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network, socialise and just chill out.

    Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations


    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Port Macquarie Feb , Jul A$7,680
    Wollongbar Feb A$7,680


    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Port Macquarie Feb , Jul A$7,680


    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


    There are many scholarships, grants and bursaries which can help you financially with studying in Australia.They are offered by the Australian Government and a number of other public and private organisations.

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    To receive this course students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    • Packaging Rules 15 units must be completed
    • 7 core units, 8 elective units consisting of:
    • 1 unit from Group A, 5 units from Group B, 2 units from Group B, Group C elsewhere in the SIT Training Package or accredited course.
    • The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
    • 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
    • SITHIND001 Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
    • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
    • CPPCLO2001A Maintain hard floor surfaces
    • CPCCLO2004A Maintain carpeted floors
    • CPCCLO2009A Clean glass surfaces
    • CPCCLO2010A Clean ceiling surfaces and fittings
    • CPCCLO2017A Clean wet areas
    • CPCCLO2019A Sort and remove waste and recyclable materials
    • CPCCLO2035A Maintain cleaning storage areas
    • CPCCLO3013A Clean window coverings
    • CPCCLO3016A Wash furniture and fittings
    • SITHACS001 Clean premises and equipment
    • SITHACS002 Provide housekeeping services to guests
    • SITHACS003 Prepare rooms for guests
    • SITHACS004 Launder linen and guest clothes
    • SITHACS005 Provide porter services
    • SITHACS006 Provide valet services
    • SITHACS007 Conduct night audit
    • SITHACS008 Provide accommodation reception services
    • SITTTSL007 Process reservations
    • SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system
    • SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer
    • SIRXPDK001 Advise on products and services
    • SITXCCS002 Provide visitor information
    • SITXCCS004 Provide lost and found services
    • SITXCCS005 Provide club reception services
    • SITHCCC002 Prepare and present simple dishes
    • SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
    • SITHCCC004 Package prepared foodstuffs
    • SITHCCC006 Prepare appetisers and salads
    • SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
    • BSBITU202 Create and use spreadsheets
    • BSBITU301 Create and use databases
    • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
    • BSBFIA301 Maintain financial records
    • SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
    • SIRRRPK006A Recommend liquor products
    • SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
    • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
    • SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
    • SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
    • SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
    • SITHFAB006 Provide room service
    • SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
    • SITHFAB008 Operate and monitor cellar systems
    • SITHFAB009 Conduct a product tasting for alcoholic beverages
    • SITHFAB010 Prepare and serve cocktails
    • SITHFAB011 Provide advice on beers, spirits and liqueurs
    • SITHFAB012 Provide advice on Australian wines
    • SITHFAB013 Provide advice on imported wines
    • SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
    • SITHFAB015 Provide silver service
    • SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food
    • SITHFAB017 Provide advice on food and beverage matching
    • SITHFAB018 Provide gueridon service
    • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
    • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
    • SITXFSA003 Transport and store food
    • SITHGAM001 Provide responsible gambling services
    • SITHGAM002 Attend gaming machines
    • SITHGAM003 Operate a TAB outlet
    • SITHGAM004 Conduct Keno games
    • SITHGAM005 Analyse and report on gaming machine data
    • SITHGAM006 Deal Baccarat games
    • SITHGAM007 Conduct Big Wheel games
    • SITHGAM008 Deal Blackjack games
    • SITHGAM009 Deal Poker games
    • SITHGAM010 Deal Pontoon games
    • SITHGAM011 Conduct Rapid Roulette games
    • SITHGAM012 Conduct Roulette games
    • SITHGAM013 Conduct Sic Bo games
    • SITHGAM015 Attend casino gaming machines
    • SITHGAM016 Deal Caribbean Stud games
    • SITHGAM017 Deal Casino War games
    • SITHGAM018 Deal Mississippi Stud games
    • SITHGAM019 Conduct Rapid Baccarat games
    • SITHGAM020 Conduct Rapid Big Wheel games
    • SITHGAM021 Deal Three Card Poker games
    • SITHIND001 Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
    • TLIE1005 Carry out basic workplace calculations
    • BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace
    • SITXCOM001 Source and present information
    • SITXCOM004 Address protocol requirements
    • SITXEBS001 Use social media in a business
    • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
    • SITXINV001 Receive and store stock
    • SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
    • SITXINV003 Purchase goods
    • SITXLAN001 Conduct basic oral communication in a language other than English
    • SITXLAN002 Conduct routine oral communication in a language other than English
    • CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
    • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks


    From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.


    When you finish this course you may apply for the Certificate IV in Hospitality R12167 1 Year duration or RS12167 0.5 Year duration.


    Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.