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Fast Track to Hospitality Employment

State ID: MAB96

Description: This intensive 5-day short course is for those wanting to enter the Hospitality Industry to work in a local bar, restaurant or café.

In this accredited course you will gain hands on practical experience in preparing food and beverages including a comprehensive introduction to the kitchen, bar, and front of house work areas. You will gain experience in making and serving coffee and sandwiches, serving customers and handling customer complaints as well as the ins and outs of opening and closing a venue. Upon completion of the course you will have gained the practical skills to enter and work in a local café, restaurant or bar.

The course will cover the following:

  • COVID-19 and industry hygiene practices
  • Workplace health and safety
  • How to prepare and serve espresso coffees such as: flat white, latte, cappuccino, long black (to name a few) (this course includes your Barista certificate)
  • How to prepare and serve sandwiches/light meals for dine in and takeaway
  • How to perform opening and closing café duties
  • Customer service and problem solving
  • How to carry three plates and a tray of drinks
  • How to maximise efficiency at work 
  • How to sell and serve alcohol responsibly (this course includes your Responsible service of alcohol certificate)
  • How to create a résumé and cover letter
  • Workplace etiquette


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following units:

  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHCCC003 Prepare and present sandwiches
  • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • GATLTP101A Learning through practice 2

This course will be offered at the Albany Campus

Albany - Monday 30th November - Friday 4th December 2020; 8am - 5pm; Duration 5 days
Fees and charges $54.61; Commercial / International: $ to be advised
If you are experiencing financial hardship please contact our short courses team on 08 6371 3555 or to discuss your options.


Entrance Requirements

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This course has basic PPE requirements (located under Important information)

LLN – Language literacy and numeracy requirements: Adequate literacy and numeracy skills to complete the written component of the assessment. If you have language, numeracy or literacy concerns, please discuss them with us before the course starts.

Important information

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Participants are required to wear appropriate work wear:

•             black work pants

•             long sleeve shirt or T shirt (white or black preferred)

•             enclosed shoes (black, closed in, non-slip, rubber based sole preferred)

•             long hair tied back and no loose jewellery or clothing

•             apron (If you have one – please bring it with you)


Participants are encouraged to bring:

•             Pencil case and notebook

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at when applications are open.

For international students, contact

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2, 2020

Albany - Classroom


Fees and charges


When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How On Campus
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Page last updated November 24, 2020