Certificate II in Hospitality and Certificate III in Events

Course details

Unit code: SIT20316 + SIT30516

Unit name: Certificate II in Hospitality + Certificate III in Events

Nationally recognised qualification: Yes

Can contribute to your ATAR? Yes

Can contribute to your QCE? Yes


The PRESTIGE-ous dual certificate program is a starting point to explore a potential career path, all before you have finished school. You can learn exceptional customer service, industry know-how and practical hands-on work experience, providing you the confidence to pursue a career in the hospitality and/or events industry.


For more information on contribution to ATAR and QCE, visit https://www.qtac.edu.au/.

Course structure

Duration: 12-months

Units of competency:

  • Certificate II in Hospitality = 12
  • Certificate III in Events = 13
    • Certificate II core units:
      • BSBWOR203   Work effectively with others
      • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
      • SITHIND003 Use hospitality skills effectively
      • SITXCCS003 Interact with customers
      • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
      • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
    • Certificate III core units:
      • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
      • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
      • SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
      • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
      • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
      • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
    • Elective units:
      • Various units chosen to tie together both qualifications harmoniously and to suit the desired outcome, contact our Operations team for a detailed list of units.

Delivery: Face-to-face classes with online assessment.

Fees and payment plans

The Certificate II in Tourism has no course cost under VETiS funding, eligibility does apply, see below for more information. The Certificate III in Tourism has a total course cost of $400.


Payment plans available:

Entry requirements and eligibility

  • The Certificate II in Hospitality is funded by the Queensland Government.
  • Students must be in Year 10, 11 or 12.
  • A Queensland resident i.e. Australian citizen or New Zealand citizen permanently residing in Queensland.
  • Not have previously completed or currently enrolled in a Certificate II VETiS program.
  • Access to a laptop and internet.

Available campuses, locations and upcoming intakes

At your school (if school is offering the course as a subject).

Work integrated learning and placement

  • 12 service periods.
  • Find out how you can wind spending a night at Tangalooma Island Resort to experience the excitement of a real live working environment.

Work outcomes

Career possibilities may include:

  • Barista
  • Cafe attendant
  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Catering assistant
  • Conference and events assistant
  • Event administrative assistant
  • Event operations assistant
  • Museum attendant
  • Tour operator office assistant
  • Retail assistant (tourist attraction)
  • Ride attendant

Further learning pathways

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available on most Prestige Service Training qualifications. If you have completed formal or informal training and have knowledge, skills and employment experience in this area, you may apply for RPL.


You will be asked to provide evidence to support your application and our Operations team will assist you through the RPL assessment process.


Credit is also available for this qualification. If you have completed previous study in this qualification, or an equivalent, you can provide a copy of your transcript/s from your earlier study and we will conduct a credit assessment.

How to enrol

You’ve made a great choice and we’re excited to have you on board! The next is to apply, and we’re here to help every step of the way.


Before you apply, you may need the following:

  • Student ID (for current high school students)
  • Photo of a Green Medicare Card, Passport or Birth Certificate in colour
  • Evidence of QLD residency dated within 6 months (Driver’s license, concession card or utility bill or bank statement with your address on it)
  • YOU WILL NEED a USI number – please visit www.usi.gov.au to look up or create your USI number
  • Concession ONLY: DVA, HCC or PCC card details if you want to be eligible for concessional prices
  • A parent close by to also sign if under the age of 18!


So that we can help you best, please click on the option below that best relates to you and we can start your enrolment process.


Prestige Service Training is contracted by the Queensland Government to deliver the VET in Schools program – an investment model for the delivery of training to Queensland participants. Find the VETiS fact sheet with detailed information here: https://desbt.qld.gov.au/training/training-careers/incentives/vetis.

Course details and information are subject to change. Whilst every attempt is made to ensure that information is accurate and up to date at the time of printing and distribution, some information is subject to change without notice.

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