Food and Beverage Service

About the Course

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to gain employment in a number of hospitality businesses such as cafes, restaurants and bars. It is a great short course to build confidence in serving food and beverages to customers in a range of situations.

Qualification Statement of Attainment
Course Code 900-80632V01
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements

Further Study

Career Opportunities

Certificate II or Certificate III in Hospitality .

Once successfully completing the course typical jobs include: barista, wait staff, cafe assistant, function staff, or food and beverage attendant.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?


  Starts in March


  On Campus

Enrolment Code: 900-80632V01-19ORA-003


How will I study?

Delivery Location: Orange College, March Street Campus

This course is the perfect introduction or refresher course to enter the hospitality industry serving food and beverages. You will learn how to correctly carry plates, clear a full table and make espresso coffee. This opens many job opportunity doors.

For the remaining six sessions you will be serving food and beverage in the Dharra Ngurang apprentice restaurant to real paying customers, the perfect place to perfect your service skills. During orientation you will be given your roster and where possible we will fulfill requests. Your class starts at 3:00pm and concludes at the end of dining service approximately 8:45pm.

You meed to wear a service uniform of black pants or skirt and black shirt suitable for a fine dining restaurant. You must also wear hard enclosed non slip shoes as you will be accessing a commercial kitchen.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

Units of Competency

Code Unit Name
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

When will I study?

Class attendance is Evening

You will attend class for 8 sessions over a 12 week period. Your fist session is your orientation and introduction to the units on March 11 2019. You will complete your RSA on Tuesday 12 March at 09:00 to 16:00.

Course length: 6 1/2 hours per week for 7 Weeks

Start Date: 11 March 2019
End Date: 28 June 2019

What will I pay?

There is a cost of $85 for your Responsible Service of Alcohol competency card. If you already have your competecy card you do not need to pay this fee.

Non-Government subsidised fee: $TBA There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this option. Your tuition fee includes all essential study materials. Extra study resources may be available to enhance your learning and will attract an additional charge. Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for more information and payment options. Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for RSA Certificate of $85.00.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601