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What will I learn?

Launch your hospitality career and gain endless career opportunities locally and abroad with Certificate III in Hospitality at Queensland Academy of Technology.

Gain well-rounded knowledge of the hospitality industry and hands-on hospitality skills for employment in restaurants, cafes, hotels and bars, or continue with further studies with the Certificate III in Hospitality at QAT.

Course Description

Kickstart your hospitality career in the field that:

  • Has a fast-growing future;
  • Is diverse and filled with opportunities;
  • Offers great job prospects;
  • Is dynamic and ever-changing;
  • Every day is a brand new experience!

The SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality qualification covers a wide range of core hospitality topics including how to deliver outstanding customer service, suggestive selling techniques, handling customer complaints, Barista training, bar & beverage product knowledge and correct hospitality service techniques.

QAT’s unique food and hospitality focused education model enables students to make the most of a rewarding career in the Hospitality industry. QAT’s mission is to help students achieve their highest potential personally, academically, and professionally. We focus on assisting students to gain successful employment during their studies and following graduation. This course provides a pathway to supervision, management and business ownership.

You will receive:

  • This course will train you to communicate and work effectively within the hospitality industry.
  • Students will also learn the importance of using hygienic practices for food safety.
  • Students will gain practical skills for serving food and beverage, providing responsible service of alcohol, preparing and serving espresso coffee.
  • Our trainers are qualified, industry-experienced professionals who provide one-on-one support to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.
  • Students will be trained in real world settings and acquire job-ready skills through their training.
  • Successful completion of this course will enable you to work in food and beverage, accommodation services and gaming, or complete further study with our internal pathways.

Employment Opportunities

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.

  • Espresso coffee machine operator
  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Front desk receptionist
  • Function attendant
  • Function host
  • Gaming attendant
  • Housekeeper
  • Restaurant host
  • Senior bar attendant
  • Waiter

Further Study

Students can pursue further studies by enrolling into Certificate IV in Hospitality.


48 weeks
5 hours Distance training
36 shifts mandatory industry placement



Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (48 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$7,050.00 (3,83,569) per year
Start date

To suit the client/individual


Queensland Academy of Technology

Ground Floor, 333 Adelaide Street,



4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (No band below 5.0)
  • Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent in the student’s home country)*
  • Students who have not completed high school must have relevant work experience or a qualification that indicate a likely success of course completion.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.