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Gain skills in setting up, operating, maintaining, and cleaning coffee equipment including the espresso machine and grinder. You will also learn food and beverage service and hygienic practices for food safety.

Completing this short course will give you the competitive edge as you learn food and beverage service and hygienic practices for food safety. Graduates will be able to work with some independence and under limited supervision across these areas.

This short course

provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, resorts, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops and is a good foundation into a hospitality traineeship. (Suitable work attire must be worn to training and work placement.)

For students that successfully complete the short course and show suitable skills, traineeship positions are on offer. This short course is a real opportunity for you to gain employment.

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When you successfully achieve this skill set you will receive a Statement of Attainment in SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality. The skill set includes the units listed below:


Use hygienic practices for food safety


Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages


Prepare and serve espresso coffee


Serve food and beverages

Refresh your skills or learn new ones to keep your workplace skills and certifications up to date or re-enter the workforce. Accredited short courses, units, and skill sets are a great option if you’re a qualified professional who wants to diversify your professional portfolio and boost your resume. An accredited short course or skill set will earn you official credits for the units you complete. These unit credits may even be applied to a related qualification at a later date if you choose to study a full certificate or diploma. When you complete your accredited unit/s you will earn a Statement of Attainment.
  • Sydney
  • Wollongong
  • Nowra
  • Goulburn
  • Batemans Bay

Anyone who wants to work front of house within the many areas of the hospitality industry.

8 sessions. This course runs for 2 days per week for 4 weeks.

Classroom and work-based learning activities.

How to Apply?

Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll help with the rest. Our convenient online application tool only takes 10 minutes to complete.

After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and will help you to complete the process.

Once you’ve completed your application and connected with an admissions representative, you’re ready to create your schedule.

Are you ready to take the next step toward your future career?

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