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|Full-time, Workplace, Online, Workshops
|Up to 24 months
|Apply any time
|A combination of workshops, online delivery, and makes use of your workplace experience
Working in hospitality and wanting to develop your skills and knowledge?
Certificate III in Hospitality is a workplace-based course that will provide you with training to develop your skills, confidence and knowledge in the industry to be efficient and adaptable to the changing nature of hospitality. We will work with you to build on your existing skills and knowledge from working within the industry, making use of your workplace experience.
The course is delivered as a combination of workshops, online delivery and workplace assessments over a 12-month duration. The workshops will be conducted outside of work hours. You will be required to undertake online self-directed learning and assessment activities outside of work time.
During this course, you will develop and establish a variety of skills for front-of-house hospitality. You will learn about:
You will also gain Safe Food Handling and Responsible Service of Alcohol certificates.
You may also choose between a health stream of electives or a front of house stream of electives.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotel, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.
You will be equipped to work in a variety of hospitality roles including espresso coffee machine operator, food and beverage attendant, front desk receptionist, function or restaurant host, senior bar attendant or a waiter.
After achieving the Certificate III in Hospitality, you may choose to continue study in the hospitality field at Certificate IV or Diploma levels. Alternatively, you may choose to transfer these skills to another industry and continue to study in the tourism or events fields.
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
To apply for this course you must:
To be eligible for this qualification, you must successfully complete 15 units: 7 core and 8 elective.
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.
Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
A USI is a nationally recognised reference number that provides an online record of your training qualifications gained in Australia.
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only. The course fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Course fee funding is made available to eligible individuals by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect opportunities to access additional funding in the future. An accurate quote for this course will be provided during the enrolment process.
|Course fees by student type
|Indicative Course Fee
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)
Students who are eligible for Victorian government-subsidised training will not pay course tuition fees for the duration of their enrolment in this course, however, there may be some consumable/material fees for the course (find out more below). The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Find out more or chat with our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911, or visit a SWTAFE Campus.
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees
|Indicative Course Fee
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.
If you need any assistance with applying, contact our team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.
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