Fast Track to Hospitality Employment Skill Set

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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

$ to be advised

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.

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

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