Certificate II Hospitality

Course Code: SIT20316
Domain: VET
Timetable: Semester 1 and 2
Length of Course: 2 Years

Unit Information

The hospitality industry is one of the largest in Australia, predominantly made up of businesses that provide a range of accommodation, food and beverage services. The restaurant and catering sector of the industry continues to experience growth with our increasingly time constrained society seeking the convenience of eating out.

Studied over the course of two years, this course is designed to provide students with appropriate learning opportunities that will enable them to acquire a range of technical, personal and interpersonal skills specifically related to the hospitality industry but applicable to other service industry careers.

Particular course requirements: Students are required to complete eight functions over the two year course. This will mean that students will occasionally need to complete activities outside of class times.

As a VET course assessment are competency based and continuous. A student’s performance is judged against a prescribed set of standards – not against the performance of other students. A student is judged either ‘competent’ or ‘not yet competent’.

Course Content: The focus of this course is on food preparation and skills for the hospitality industry and all work is completed in a commercial kitchen. At the completion of the course students will receive a trade certificate as well as valuable life skills. A wide range of practical skills are taught which provide competency for work in the Hospitality Industry. This practical course is suitable for students who wish to extend their personal skills and interest. It is a qualification that will assist students who wish to work part time in the Hospitality Industry while completing Tertiary Education or wishing to work fulltime in the industry.

Core Units:
BSBWHS302 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

Elective Units:
BSBCRT301 Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBITU312 Create electronic presentations
BSBITU314 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBPRO301 Recommend products and services
BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
FNSFLT301 Be money smart

Pathway Information



Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • Hospitality
  • Tourism

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Retail

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $250