Certificate III in Hospitality
TOTAL CIT PACKAGE: 2 years
Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2018
Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2019
2018*: Semester 1 - $6,450 | Semester 2 - $6,450
*Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases happen annually in line with CIT’s fee pricing review.
The hospitality sector has changed a lot recently, and the possibilities have never been more exciting. CIT's Certificate III qualification provides the skills and knowledge you need to work almost anywhere in the sector including clubs, restaurants, airlines, cruise ships, bars, hotels worldwide. Students will experience the full range of bar and restaurant duties at CIT's own functioning fine dining restaurant, cafe and bar.
If you're ready to step up and lead, Certificate IV is for you. Through a combination of practical and theoretical exercises, you will acquire the essential skills to operate independently and use your discretion to resolve emergencies as they arise. You will also learn how to supervise others including planning, monitoring and evaluating their work.
The Diploma qualification unlocks the skills you need to coordinate a hospitality business soundly, drawing on your understanding of industry operations and management. You will feel comfortable working independently and having responsibility for others while making critical operational decisions around budgeting, marketing and legal issues.
Those who aim for the upper echelons of the hospitality industry should take the Advanced Diploma program. This qualification will unleash your talents, combining substantial industry knowledge with specialised managerial skills in sales and marketing, human resources, financial management and business operations. Taking responsibility for others you will learn to make strategic business decisions and develop a long-term plan to chart the success of your enterprise.
ACT Senior Secondary Certificate or equivalent OR Adult entry | Students must also meet one of the following English requirements: IELTS 5.5 (no bandscore less than 5.0) | TOEFL iBT – 46 | PTE Academic – 42 (minimum of 36 in each band) | TOEFL PBT – 527 | Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162.
Uniform Costs: $145
Please note, the below subject listing shows the study path for a student that studies the Certificate III through to the Advanced Diploma with CIT. Additional subjects may be required for students transferring from other institutions.
Certificate III in Hospitality
Electives - complete 8 subjects
Certificate IV in Hospitality
Electives - complete 12 subjects
Diploma of Hospitality Management (Front of House)
Electives - complete 2 subjects
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Electives - complete all subjects
Certificate III: This qualification provides a pathway to work in organisations such as restaurants, bars, hotels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. Possible job titles include:
Certificate IV: This qualification provides a pathway to work as a team leader or supervisor in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, bars, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. Possible job titles include:
Diploma: This qualification provides a pathway to work in any sector of the hospitality industry as a departmental or small business manager. Possible job titles include:
Advanced Diploma: This qualification provides a pathway to work in any sector of the hospitality industry as a senior manager in large organisations or small business owner or manager. Possible job titles include:
Students will learn through a blend of face to face and online learning using digital and teacher resources, textbooks, and online learning and student engagement through eLearn.
Students will be assessed through direct observation, portfolios, product based methods (reports, presentations) and evidence from the workplace.
Students who successfully complete the Advanced Diploma of Hospitaltiy and gain entry into the Charles Sturt University (CSU) will receive 96 credit points (1.5 years) towards the Bachelor of Business Studies.
Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Hospitality and gain entry into the University of Canberra (UC) will receive 24 credit points (1 year) towards the Bachelor of Arts (429AA).
Students are advised to speak directly with CSU and UC in relation to course choices and pathways.