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The SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality reflects the role of individuals, who have a range of well-developed hospitality services, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations. Using discretion and judgment, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in organizations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialization in accommodation services, food and beverage and gaming.

At present, there are no occupational licensing, specific legislative or certification requirements which applies to this qualification.

This course is delivered by Pegasus International College (PIC), Vietnam through a partnership agreement with KW Education Pty Ltd trading as Pegasus UniCollege RTO 31984, (PUC). It is delivered and assessed entirely in English, with most units having online support.

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Stream Qualification Duration Advantages
Hospitality SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality 9 months from September or March
  • Language of delivery: wholly delivered in English
  • Australian National Qualification, recognized globally
  • Modern education environment with international standards
  • Practical work accounts for 70% of the course program
  • Job placement upon graduation is guaranteed for the successful students


Delivery Period

9 months from September or March, including internship, public holidays and term breaks
Suitable for Pre-employment students who have completed Year 12 and want to further develop their hospitality skills and knowledge;
Individuals with minimal work experience but would like to develop their skills and knowledge to enhance their employment opportunities and/or would like to further their study in the Hospitality and Tourism areas;
Individuals who may possess meaningful experience in a range of hospitality areas but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of Hospitality functions.
Entry This course is open to Individuals from Vietnam or from other countries, who demonstrate an English proficiency level of CEFR B2 [IELTS 5.0 or equivalent], are at least 18 years of age and have satisfactorily completed Year 12 or equivalent; or to students, who have completed SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality.
All applicants will be interviewed as part of the entry procedure.
Work opportunities The qualification covers the skills and knowledge that provides a pathway to work in organizations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialization in accommodation services, food and beverage, and gaming.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include espresso coffee machine operator, food and beverage attendant, front desk receptionist, front office assistant, function attendant, function host, gaming attendant, guest service agent, housekeeper, restaurant host, senior bar attendant, or waiter.
Total training hours 1018 comprised of 353 classroom hours (18 hours per week of lectures, tutorials, practical and simulated sessions) and 665 hours self-study [revision of in-class materials, additional study and research] and an Internship of at least 12 weeks.
Class size Classes size is limited to about 20 students
Internship The internship at a 4 or 5 star rated hotel or resort is undertaken towards the end of the course and is an integral part of the qualification. Interns may be paid but is not guaranteed. The College will match the most suitable internship against the results, skills and interests of the student. Overseas internships may be possible but not guaranteed. Visa conditions apply.
Scholarships Scholarships are available for suitable candidates. Prospective students seeking a scholarship should make a separate application for consideration. Scholarships are determined on merit and/or financial need. All scholarship applicants will be interviewed.
Fees Please consult with Student Services for fees and instalments. College uniform [including vest and jacket] are additional as are text books [where required] and personal stationery.
Further study pathway Student may go on to enroll in the 2-year SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management upon successfully completing the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality. Full credit transfer will be given, thereby completing the SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management with only one year of further study.

This can be followed with a top-up degree – the Bachelor of Hospitality Management [or an equivalent degree such as Bachelor of Business] – this can be undertaken with a Pegasus university partner or college partner or other international university. The duration of this further study may be up to 2 years, depending on the university and/or country. Unless Pegasus has a specific articulation or credit transfer arrangement with the partner, application to study may be based on merit.


(*) To graduate with the SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality, a minimum of 15 units must be completed [7 core units, plus 8 elective units]. At the time of publication the course consists of a total of 17 units. Please be advised that Pegasus reserves the right to offer different units due to operational circumstances.

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHFAB010 Prepare and serve cocktails
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food
  • Opening at Da Nang campus: 9/2021 
  • 5% tuition discount for those who register early before August 1, 2021
  • Hotline: 023 6730 1555
  • Admission at Hanoi campus: 9/2021
  • Hotline: 024 7304 1555