Certificate III in Hospitality
Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|CIT Reid||Yes||Full-time internal, Part-time internal||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who have a range of well-developed hospitality service, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities. It provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops and allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work effectively with others; Source and use information on the hospitality industry; Work effectively in hospitality service; Provide service to customers; Show social and cultural sensitivity; Coach others in job skills; Participate in safe work practices. Electives: Use hygienic practices for hospitality service; Maintain hard floor surfaces; Clean window coverings; Conduct night audit; Provide visitor information; Prepare sandwiches; Maintain financial records; Serve food and beverage; Deal Blackjack games; Process reservations; plus more.
About Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)The Canberra Institute of Technology is a large multi-campus provider of a wide range of vocational education and training programs. CIT offers over 400 programs at different levels through six campuses across Canberra.
The CIT also offers a range of courses at its Learning Centres at Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and Reid. Students will be able to study in these centres at their own pace and at times that suit them. The centres aim to offer all the specialist support students will need for successful study.
CIT Award programs are endorsed by industry and accredited by the CIT Advisory Council under delegation from the ACT Accreditation and Registration Council.
Studying at CIT is different from the school or university systems. Unlike universities, which offer a more general and theory-based education, CIT focuses on teaching the skills and knowledge for jobs. CIT aims to provide quality programs and services, relevant curricula and modern facilities.
CIT programs cater for full or part-time students as well as people in either full-time or part-time employment. Some courses can be studied online or at an individual pace via one of the flexible Learning Centres. CIT classes are small, the average size being 20 students.
Courses are run only if there are enough students and resources. Each course has its own entry requirements. Selection criteria and/or selection processes apply to many high demand programs.
CIT offers traineeship programs which are advertised in local newspapers. VET FEE-HELP and FEE-HELP is available for eligible programs where students meet the requirements.
Provider CRICOS: 00001K RTO code: 0101;HE
Certificate IIICourse code: SIT30616
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
- Part-time internal = 1 year
15 units: 7 core; 8 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Bar attendants prepare and mix drinks, serving customers in hotels, bars, cafes, restaurants, clubs and other licensed entertainment venues.
Baristas prepare and serve espresso coffee and other hot beverages to patrons in restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and dining establishments.
Bookmaker's clerks take bets from customers at betting agencies or bookmakers' stands, or over the phone, and assist bookmakers to provide betting services at race meetings.
Gaming workers provide gamblers with gaming services in casinos and other gambling establishments.
Hotel and motel front office attendants look after the needs of guests on arrival and during their stay in a hotel or motel.
Porters carry luggage for guests in hotels and motels, and for passengers in transport terminals. They also show guests to their rooms, berths or cabins, and provide other guest services.
Receptionists act as the first point of contact in an organisation, greeting people and attending to enquiries made by phone or in person.
Room attendants clean and maintain rooms in hotels, motels and other places of accommodation.