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SIT20322 VETDSS - Certificate II in Hospitality


2 Years ½ Day/Week







Full qualification

Entry requirements

  • Attending a secondary school
  • Literacy and numeracy level equivalent to the successful completion of Year 9
  • Students selecting this course are required to attend evening classes to participate in dinner service at The Davidson Restaurant. Service classes are scheduled across Term 2 & 3 for approximately 12 weeks – timetable confirmed at commencement.

You will learn

  • To prepare and serve a variety of beverages, including espresso coffee, non-alcoholic drinks, and alcohol, while adhering to responsible service guidelines
  • Develop excellent customer service skills, including effective communication, cultural sensitivity, and teamwork
  • To apply hygienic practices for food safety, ensuring proper handling, storage, and preparation techniques
  • Practice workplace safety by participating in safe work practices and maintaining a clean and organised environment

Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will receive:

  • Recognition of up to two VCE VET units at Units 1 and 2 level, and a VCE VET Units 3 and 4 sequence
  • ATAR contribution: if you undertake scored assessment, the study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of your best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study increment 
  • Certificate II in Hospitality qualification

Dress code and course materials

Assessment is based on

  • Hands-on work    
  • Online assignments and quizzes
  • Practical assessment in The Davidson Restaurant – Dinner service

Further study options

  • Certificate III in Hospitality**
  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
  • Certificate IV in Kitchen Management
  • ​Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Certificate III in Patisserie
  • Certificate IV in Patisserie
  • Diploma of Hospitality Management
**offered as an Traineeship only

      = Guaranteed Gordon pathway course

Applications for this course are currently closed and will re-open early August

Please express your interest in this course with your school VET Coordinator.

Applications & attendance

Please contact Customer Service on 5225 0800 to discuss upcoming intakes.


Unfortunately we cannot always guarantee you will secure a place in your selected course. We recommend you apply early.



Core Units Code Hours
Interact with customers SITXCCS011 20
Participate in safe work practices SITXWHS005 12
Show social and cultural sensitivity SITXCOM007 20
Source and use information on the hospitality industry SITHIND006 25
Use hospitality skills effectively SITHIND007 0
Work effectively with others BSBTWK201 40
Elective Units Code Hours
Clean and tidy bar areas SITHFAB022 15
Participate in sustainable work practices BSBSUS211 20
Prepare and serve espresso coffee SITHFAB025 30
Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages SITHFAB024 20
Process financial transactions SITXFIN007 25
Provide advice on food SITHFAB036 40
Provide responsible service of alcohol SITHFAB021 10
Serve food and beverage SITHFAB027 80
Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA005 15


Please note that the electives listed are those delivered by the Gordon but you may not be required to complete all of these to successfully complete this qualification. In order to clarify what is required to complete this qualification, please check


Date published: 4/04/2024 8:02:26 PM