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With a qualification in hospitality, you’ll be able to work everywhere from boutique cafes to international hotels.

Choose a career that can take you anywhere

Learn the management skills you need to run a restaurant, catering business, or hotel. With our hospitality courses, you’ll master operational skills and learn to provide the kind of exceptional customer service that keeps customers coming back for more.


Get a recognised qualification with one of our accredited courses. We offer a range of courses in different areas, so no matter what your goals are, we have a course for you.

Certificate III in Hospitality (SIT30616)

Channel your natural skills as a people person into a career in hospitality, with the Certificate III in Hospitality.

Certificate III in Tourism (SIT30116)

From tour guide to museum attendant, the Certificate III in Tourism can take you places, so you can in turn take others.

Short Courses

Upskill quickly with our Hospitality short courses. Learn the skills you need to succeed at work, and advance your career.

Food Hygiene (Online) (SA2FODON21)

This 2021 short course in Workplace Hygiene for Food Handlers, provides participants with knowledge and skills in safe food handling practices.

Food Hygiene Short Course (SA2FOODH21)

This short course in Workplace Hygiene for Food Handlers, provides participants with knowledge and skills in safe food handling practices.

Food Safety Supervisor Short Course (SA2FOODS21)

This course describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to handle food safely during the storage, preparation, display, service and disposal of food.

Introduction to Espresso Coffee Course (SCCOFINT21)

A short course to gain knowledge in the production and service of espresso coffees

Responsible Service of Alcohol (SA2RSAHO21)

The Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) is the required qualification to serve alcohol at any licensed venue in Victoria.

Why study with GOTAFE?

Training that sets you up for success

Our Trainers are all industry-qualified, with extensive experience in all aspects of Front of House, and the practices and processes you'll use day-to-day in the workplace.

You'll learn in our fully-functional cafe and restaurant facilities, and practice your customer service skills with real patrons.

A booming industry

Whether you choose to stay local, or take your career elsewhere, you'll have the skills to take you where you want to go. Your training will provide the skills and knowledge employers are looking for, and you'll get valuable experience working in our on-campus restaurants and cafes. You'll graduate with both a recognised qualification, and the practical experience to match.

The Hospitality industry is currently facing a skills shortage, and the number of restaurant managers, waiters, and bar and cafe staff is expected to rise significantly over the next five years. There's no better time to kickstart your career in this booming industry.

Study with us, and start your career off on the right foot.