SIT20322 Certificate II in Hospitality

VU course code: SIT20322 | Level of study: TAFE
2 years part time
Face to Face
Footscray Nicholson


Begin training for a career in hospitality while you complete your secondary school studies with the Certificate II in Hospitality SIT20322.

This introductory course equips you with basic hospitality knowledge and skills. You'll learn how to:

  • process financial transactions
  • serve food and beverage
  • prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • use hygienic practices for food safety
  • participate in safe work practices.

This course can be used as a pathway for entry into the Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30622. It also provides a pathway to work in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.

Please note: this qualification is not open for general enrolments. Secondary schools looking to partner with Victoria University should contact the Vocational Education and Training Delivered to Secondary Students (VDSS) team.

NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course structure

The course structure comprises the following core and elective units. These electives have been selected based on industry needs, graduate pathways and/or student and teacher feedback.
To be awarded the SIT20322 Certificate II in Hospitality, a student must successfully complete a total of twelve (12) units of competency, comprising of: * six (6) core units, and; * six (6) elective units, of which:

  • one (1) unit from Group A
  • three (3) units from Group B
  • two (2) units from Group B, elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.


VCAA Approved VCE VET Delivered to Secondary Schools (VDSS) program follows the structure approved by the VCAA.

Fees & scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.




Completion of the course will enable you to seek career opportunities including:

  • bar attendant
  • cafe attendant
  • catering assistant
  • food and beverage attendant
  • front-office assistant
  • porter.

You may also choose to pathway into the Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30616.

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