Job ready short courses
'This course was fun and hands on. I learned all the skills to jump into reception, operate the reservations software, deal with all kinds of situations and feel confident with all aspects. Reception is a fun and rewarding job and I now have full time employment. Thank you AHTS' Britt Hanson (Job Ready student)
Learn the basics to give you the confidence to work behind the bar! Our bar course provides a fun, practical and easy way to do all the essential tasks required to get work in a bar or licenced premises as a bar person, drinks, wine and food or beverage attendant. You'll learn how to pour beer, open wine, make cocktails, prepare the bar with consumables, garnish and navigate your way around the washer, post-mix guns and ice machines from our experienced bar trainers. This course includes the accredited Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) unit (SITHFAB201 Provide responsible service of alcohol).
Our barista course is an introduction to espresso coffee making and is ideal for people looking to gain skills to work as a barista in a café, coffee shop, restaurant, club or pub. You will learn how to make all the popular drinks on today's coffee menu including the caffe latte, flat white, cappuccino, short black and macchiato. With unlimited beans and milk to practice with and a small class size, we guarantee you'll walk away making better coffee than you did walking in. Our qualified and talented facilitators will inspire you to make coffee with confidence and enthusiasm.
Have you always wanted to be a caterer or a commercial cook? This introductory commercial cookery course could pave the way for a long and rewarding career in preparing great food for guests at a variety of functions including cocktail parties, corporate events and private parties. This course will introduce you to preparing and presenting attractive and tasty appetisers and salads and a variety of yummy sandwiches for your hungry guests.
Do you love serving customers? Our food and beverage course is an excellent way to prepare you to serve food and drinks to customers from the moment they arrive in a hospitality venue until they are ready to leave and make their payment. You will learn how to provide consistent and high quality standards of food and beverage services and how to process financial transactions in hotels, cafes, restaurants, pubs, clubs, conferences and functions settings.
With the enormous popularity of poker machines in many hospitality venues, people with gaming qualifications are increasingly sought after. This popular course is designed to provide you with the practical skills required for the operation of a gaming location. The course is nationally accredited and although there are some legislative differences between states, participants will gain current knowledge required by the hospitality industry throughout Australia. This course includes the accredited SITHGAM201 Provide responsible gambling services.
Do you love baking cakes and delicious desserts at home for your friends and family? Perhaps it’s time to start harnessing your creative baking skills into a rewarding and exciting cooking career. This hands on practical course will introduce you to how to prepare scrumptious cakes, pastries, desserts and breads in a commercial kitchen. You will learn how to select, prepare and portion ingredients and to use equipment and a range of cookery methods.
The course covers identifying customers to whom service may be refused, legislation in regards to serving alcohol, assisting alcohol affected customers, assisting customers to drink within appropriate limits and services to minors in licensed premises.
Ensuring a guest’s room is clean, tidy and welcoming when they arrive is a core service standard for all hotels and motels. This course will prepare you provide a range of general housekeeping services to guests in a commercial accommodation venue. You will learn how to clean and prepare rooms, including bedrooms and bathrooms, respond to guests housekeeping requests and advise guests on room and housekeeping equipment in an accommodation establishment.
If you are working within the hospitality industry and want to improve your product knowledge on Australian wine varieties and regions, this course is for you. You will learn to evaluate a range of Australian wines, provide advice to customers on their selection and how to pair Australian wine with food. This course includes the accredited Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) unit, SITHFAB201 Provide responsible service of alcohol. Successful graduates are working as winery sales staff, beverage sales consultants, bar specialists, sommeliers and senior food and beverage attendants.
Full qualification options
SIT10216 Certificate I in Hospitality is great way to start a career in the hospitality industry. It will provide a pathway to work in loads of hospitality settings, like restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, bars, cellar doors, cafes and coffee shops.
SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality will give you a wide range of practical hospitality operational skills along with basic industry knowledge to develop your hospitality career. Become a qualified and experienced* barista and bar attendant in four short weeks! Includes the mandatory Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate. *40 hours work experience in our café with your trainers guiding and teaching you - learn it an apply it! Structured learning 4 week program Skills – RSA, Hygiene, barista, bar, food service and cocktail making Job seeking and interview skills How to get a job and keep it! Motivation and confidence Customised resume with bio Written reference
SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality will prepare you to be competent in skilled hospitality operations where you will apply discretion and judgement. You will most likely be an emerging team leader in a restaurant, hotel, motel, club, pub, bar, cellar door, cafe or coffee shop with some responsibility for others, provide technical advice and support to a team. CHOOSE 3 JOB READY COURSES, ADD THE CERTIFICATE II AND III CORE BUNDLES Graduate pathways: • senior bar attendant • barista • waiter • front desk receptionist • function attendant • housekeeper • restaurant host • function host
SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in skilled operations and team leading or supervision. You will learn to manage conflicts, lead and manage people, monitor operations, implement workplace health and safety practices, manage a budget, ensure a sustainable work environment and plan in-house events. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.