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Certificate IV in Hospitality SIT40416

Oversee the operations of a bar, cafe, restaurant, hotel reception or concierge service. This qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who use a broad range of hospitality service, sales or operational skills combined with supervisory skill...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Front Office Supervisor or T... +5
Foundation Education -  Course
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Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30616

Embark on a rewarding career in the hospitality sector. The Certificate III in Hospitality will equip you with a number of practical skills, which will enable you to work effectively in a variety of roles and venues. This qualification reflects the rol...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Reception Front Desk Staff +5
Foundation Education -  Course
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Certificate III in Hospitality (QLD Only) SIT30316

This qualification will create exciting possibilities for you in the hospitality industry. You will build a broad range of valuable skills and knowledge that will open the door to various career pathways such as gaming attendant, function host and fron...

Study Method Online
Location Brisbane Queensland +1
Job Outcomes Waiter +5
College Australia -  Course
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Certificate III in Hospitality (WA Only) SIT30616

The Certificate III in Hospitality is the perfect qualification for those looking for a career in hospitality including working as barista, bar attendant, waiter/waitress. Whether you imagine working in a restaurant, hotel, motel, funky bar, café, club...

Study Method In-class
Location Perth Western Australia +1
Job Outcomes Cocktail maker +2
Arrow Training -  Course

Hospitality Service Skills Set (WA Only)

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

THE WA GOVERNMENT IS OFFERING FREE JOB SKILLS TRAINING*! THAT’S RIGHT… FREE TRAINING! *eligibility criteria applies ARE YOU SOCIAL, WITH A GREAT ATTITUDE BUT NEED TO PERFECT YOUR SKILLS? DO YOU WANT A CAREER THAT CAN TAKE YOU ANYWHERE IN TH...

Study Method In-class
Location Perth Western Australia +3
Job Outcomes Catering Assistant
Arrow Training -  Course

Certificate IV in Patisserie (VIC and QLD ONLY) SIT40716

This 18-month course combines practical and theoretical learning to give you expertise in all thing’s pastry. On this course you will learn everything from Gateaux to Croissants to Cheesecakes to Buffet showpieces. The role of a Chef Patisserie is a sp...

Study Method In-class
Location Brisbane Queensland +1
Job Outcomes Chef de Partie +1
Front Cooking School -  Course

Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30616

This qualification assists in developing skills for hospitality service, sales and customer service. From café to bar work, learn how to apply practical skills while thinking on your feet in the face-paced hospitality industry. Undertake the necessary...

Study Method In-class
Location Perth Western Australia +1
Job Outcomes Catering Assistant
Vocational Training Services -  Course

Diploma of Hospitality Management (QLD Only) SIT50416

If you’re a born leader, you’ll want to be front-of-house in your career, and the Diploma of Hospitality Management teaches you how to take charge in the fast-paced and exciting world of hospitality. You’ll acquire a broad range of hospitality skills i...

Study Method In-class
Location Brisbane Queensland
Job Outcomes Banquet or Function Manager +13
Front Cooking School -  Course

Certificate III in Patisserie (VIC and QLD ONLY) SIT31016

This qualification reflects the role of pastry chefs who have a supervisory or team leading role in the kitchen. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. The role of a pastry chef...

Study Method In-class
Location Brisbane Queensland +1
Job Outcomes Pastry Chef +1
Front Cooking School -  Course

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (VIC & QLD Only) SIT40516

Train to be a chef with the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery [SIT40516]. Our 18 month course combines practical hands-on kitchen skills with how to successfully manage a kitchen You will learn all the hands-on skills required to serve the role of a...

Study Method In-class
Location Brisbane Queensland +1
Job Outcomes Chef +1
Front Cooking School -  Course

Certificate IV in Hospitality & Certificate IV in Leadership and Management BSB40520

Our BSB40520 Certificate IV in Hospitality covers RSA, food handlers certificate (RSF), bar, cocktail making, speed pouring, beer pouring, coffee making, food and beverage service, wine knowledge, how to open/close/manage a venue and other key leadersh...

Study Method Blended, In-class
Location Melbourne Victoria
Job Outcomes Hospitality Team Leader or Supervis...
Serve It Up -  Course
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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (VIC ONLY) SIT30816

Do you want to become a qualified cook or chef? If you love food and cooking, being creative and working in a team then this could be a career for you.

Study Method In-class
Location Geelong Victoria
Job Outcomes Qualified cook/chef +3
The Gordon Institute of TAFE -  Course

Certificate IV in Hospitality SIT40416

Our SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality covers RSA, food handlers certificate (RSF), bar, cocktail making, speed pouring, beer pouring, coffee making, food and beverage service, wine knowledge, how to open/close/manage a venue and other key leadersh...

Study Method Blended, In-class
Location Melbourne Victoria
Job Outcomes Various hospitality roles
Serve It Up -  Course
New

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (VIC & QLD Only) SIT30816

Start your career in hospitality by training as a commercial cook. Gain the hands on & theoretical knowledge to work in a commercial kitchen & start that first step into the kitchen! This course provides practical and theoretical knowledge of a...

Study Method In-class
Location Brisbane Queensland +1
Job Outcomes Commercial Cook
Front Cooking School -  Course

Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management (QLD & VIC Only) 103455A

The Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management course is a fully accredited Australian higher education degree. The course aims to give skills & knowledge for an entry-level management position in either a tourism or hospitality industry upon g...

Study Method Blended
Location Melbourne Victoria +1
Job Outcomes Café or Restaurant Manager +6
Stott's College -  Course
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Espresso Machine Operation Skill Set SITSS00048

Short Course
This is a short course focused on skill based training rather than a nationally accredited certificate or diploma.

Looking for work in some of Melbourne’s best cafes? Or maybe you want to learn to make high quality barista coffee at home. No matter what your goals are, our Espresso Machine Operation Skill Set is perfect to give you the skills and confidence you nee...

Study Method In-class
Location Melbourne Victoria
Job Outcomes Working in cafes, restaurants, bars...
Serve It Up -  Course
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A Career in Hospitality

Hospitality is a broad study area, which can provide you with many different career opportunities at the completion of any number of course options. You might decide to pursue a career in hotels, bars, cafes, cruise liners, restaurants or even resorts.

Career Outcomes

A qualification in hospitality can lead to exciting careers as a:

  • Cook
  • Hotel Manager
  • Administration Officer
  • Area Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Small Business Manager

Hospitality Courses Online and In-Class

If you need complete flexibility when studying, you’ll be happy to know that most hospitality courses can be studied entirely online. This means that you can study when and where you like without making any compromises on your lifestyle.

Job Outlook for Hospitality

Now is the perfect time to start your journey towards a career in hospitality, as It’s expected there will be above average job growth over the next few years. If you’re interested in Hospitality, you’re in luck because the government’s Job Outlook initiative is predicting above average growth for hospitality and service managers, with even stronger growth in the long-term.

It’s also an area which is needed across the country, with employment being steadily available across most regions and states. It also occupies a higher percentage of full-time workers, with almost 90% employed full-time working an average of 41.8 hours per week.

Some other interesting statistics is that only 8% of the hospitality sector are male, with women making up the other 92%. This includes positions in hospitality, services and retail.

While the average salary does vary by qualification, experience and education; for a hospitality manager, the median salary falls between $40, 350 and $75, 260 per year. A Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Hospitality is also a common qualification obtained by those employed in the hospitality industry in Australia, with 14.8% having this level qualification or higher.

Responsibilities of a Hospitality Manager

  • Hiring Qualified Staff
  • Coordinating operations
  • Supervising Teams
  • Ensure Efficiency in Events and Operations
  • Handle Customers and Complaints
  • Monitoring Performance of Staff
  • Keep Consistent Records
  • Review and Prepare Reports

Hospitality Courses

While the typical qualification in the hospitality industry does vary, to do well you need the backing of a quality education and the right skills to succeed in this competitive area. Areas such as hotel management, restaurant coordination and catering require a high level of technical and business skills to manage and monitor operations effectively.

There are so many course options available in Australia, which include online, in-class and blended methods of delivery so no matter what you’re after; you’re sure to find something that suits your needs.

Certificate

A certificate in Hospitality is a great way to start your journey in this exciting industry, preparing you with the knowledge and skills that are needed to do well in a mid-level to senior management position. A qualification such as a Certificate III in Hospitality can give you the crucial knowledge in hospitality practices, monitoring methods and customer service. Some Certificate courses also provide Responsible Serving of Alcohol (RSA), Barista skills and food and beverage preparation and hygiene which can accelerate your experience and knowledge to help you get into higher positions.

Diploma

A Diploma is a higher-level qualification than a Certificate and usually takes between a year to two years to complete. These are ideal for learning vital management techniques, such as learning how to plan and manage an event or establishment as well as monitor performance and coordinate operations. Many Diploma in Hospitality courses include a work placement component so that you can learn the hands-on skills needed in this industry under the guidance of an experienced professional.

Advanced Diploma

An Advanced Diploma is great for anyone with existing skills and experience in hospitality to learn what’s needed to manage a team and progress their career. It will further develop your understanding of business practices, managing team members, marketing and coordinating different operations simultaneously.

An Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management, for instance, can provide you with the skills in preparing a budget, operating a bar, customer service, create a sound customer experience and manage conflicts or complaints effectively. The duration is typically a year and a half to two years in length, but this can often be lessened through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if you already have existing qualifications or experience in the field.

Bachelor Degree

There are many options to choose from if you want to pursue a bachelor Degree in Hospitality. Some courses major in management, including tourism which can allow you to tailor your disciplines to allow you to become an expert in your chosen field of study. Most Bachelor Degrees in Hospitality will provide a highly in-depth view of the industry, where you can learn the theories, practices and operations used by professionals both in Australia and around the World. A Bachelor is usually between 3-4 years in length, depending on previous qualifications and whether in-class or online.

Is Hospitality Right for you?

If you enjoy interacting with people, are customer service focused and would thrive in a busy and dynamic work environment, Hospitality may be just what you’re looking for. There are many skills that help create a successful employee in this industry, such as:

  • Active listening
  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Monitoring
  • Decision Making
  • Coordination

Your Hospitality Future Has Never Looked Brighter

Cafes, restaurants and take away shops are expected to be the leading growth sector in the Australian economy until 2017. Plus, right across the hospitality industry, more than 50,000 new positions will need to be filled by 2015 – the majority going people with the right skills and qualifications.

These online and class-based hospitality courses are made available to you through leading TAFEs and colleges around Australia. They offer full-time, part-time and as self-paced certificate and diploma study options.

Find that perfect course for you. Then gain the practical learning, nationally recognised qualification and business knowledge you need to be a standout, in-demand, hospitality industry star.

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