SIT30716 Certificate III in Hospitality (Restaurant Front of House)

This qualification is delivered as a workplace based apprenticeship and is a great way to support Restaurants and Cafes to keep up with industry growth and improve operations by building on the skills and knowledge of their front of house staff.

Further to the Certificate III in Hospitality, this qualification has been designed for front of house staff in licensed restaurants with table service.

Course Structure

Students must successfully complete 20 units of competency comprising of 11 core units and 9 electives. Electives must include 1 from Group A and 8 from Group B

Listed is our standard unit selection, however if the elective choices do not meet your learning needs, please discuss alternatives with your PTP representative

Core Units

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
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
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices          

Elective Units

Group A (1 unit)
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas

Group B (8 units)        
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar    
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee        
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage          
SITHFAB012 Provide advice on Australian wines        
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage    
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food 
SITHFAB017 Provide advice on food and beverage matching        
SITXINV001 Receive and store stock   

Alternative elective choices:

Group A

You can replace SITHFAB0001 Clean and tidy bar areas with 1 of:
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment

Group B
SITHFAB010 Prepare and serve cocktails 
SITHFAB011 Provide advice on beers, spirits and liqueurs 
SITHFAB013 Provide advice on imported wines 
SITXINV003 Purchase goods

Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification, however students will need to be working in a licensed restaurant with table service.


18 – 24 months

Pathways to Further Study

Students can progress to SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality or BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Delivery Modes

Workplace based apprenticehsip


$250 Enrolment Fee

$300 Resource Fee