International Course Info

Certificate III in Hospitality

  • National Code: SIT30616
  • CRICOS Code: 091447D

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.

Subject area: Hospitality

Course code:
Course fee:
0.5 Year


  • 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

    FOR 2020

    Port Macquarie Total course fee: A$7,680 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Wollongbar Total course fee: A$7,680 Enrol: Feb

    FOR 2021

    Port Macquarie Total course fee: A$7,680 Enrol: Feb , Jul


    To receive the Certificate III in Hospitality 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.



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



    Course fees and duration can vary based on the Institute you want to study at, the entry requirements for the course, and the year you will begin study.

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


    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