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Certificate III in Hospitality

  • Certificate

With a qualification in hospitality, the world is your oyster. Work anywhere from the local pub, to international hotels and restaurants.

Key details

Degree Type
12 - 36 months part-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$4,278 total

About this course

With a qualification in hospitality, the world is your oyster. Work anywhere from the local pub, to international hotels and restaurants.

The Certificate III in Hospitality will get you job-ready, with skills and industry knowledge in customer service and workplace hygiene, as well as your Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA).

You'll also learn how to run in-house events and functions, serve food and beverages to customers, and operate a bar or restaurant.

This course is delivered as a traineeship with a focus on either the food and beverage industry or the accommodation industry.

This course is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme as well as the JobTrainer initiative, for eligible students.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your traineeship contract prior to applying for this course.

Study locations

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Hospitality industry. Roles you may be eligible for include:

  • Barista
  • Food and Beverage Attendant
  • Receptionist
  • Function Host/Attendant
  • Guest Service Agent
  • Housekeeper
  • Senior Bar Attendant
  • Waiter

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.