Study In Queensland

Study In Queensland

Close Mentorship

Queensland students will benefit from one-on-one training and workplace mentor visits, enabling them to make the most of their course.

Hospitality Hot Spot

The sunshine coast has a vibrant and thriving hospitality industry, making at an ideal location to pursue your career goals.

Industry Connections

With our 25 years of experience in the industry we have a huge range of connections with employers in Queensland. This enables us to better connect our students with employment and apprenticeship/traineeship opportunities.

Government Funding

The Certificate 3 Guarantee program is to assist working age Queenslanders without a Certificate III or higher level qualifications to complete a nationally recognised Certificate III level qualification that leads to:

  • A job outcome for individuals trying to enter the labour market or their desired industry/career.
  • Advancement in the workplace or career progression for individuals already employed in their preferred industry.

Courses Offered:

SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality

Eligibility Criteria:

Residency Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, New Zealand Citizen or hold a Visa with the rights to undertake vocational education training whilst living in Queensland.
Age 15 years or older
Schooling & Prior Qualifications No longer at school. Have not completeed of be currently enrolled in a Certificate III level or higher.
Concession Concessions and Exemptions may apply, please contact us to discuss if you are eligible.
Year 12 Graduates Year 12 Graduates are eligible for fee free training when commence a Traineeship or Apprenticeship program within a year of completing Year 12. This relates to high priority qualifications only.

Student Co-contribution Fee Information

Student co-contribution fees represent the total cost to the student to enrol, tuition fees, services fees, materials fees and all other costs associated with delivering the training and assessment services and be awarded the qualification. The fee may be paid on behalf of the student by the employer or a third party.

Below are the co-contribution fees for concession and non-concession applications:

  • Non-Concessional Student Total Fee: $99.00
    • $99.00 payable upfront
  • Concessional Student Total Fee: $99.00

    (concession not applicable where a Commonwealth Government Agency i.e. Job Services Australia is paying student fees on behalf of the student)

    • $50.00 payable upfront

      Students must provide evidence of one the below:

      • I hold a health care concession card or pensioner concession card issued under Commonwealth law, or I am the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a health care concession card or pensioner concession card, and my name is on the card
      • I have an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that I or my partner or the person of whom I am a dependant, is entitled to concessions under a health care or pensioner concession card
      • I am an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and this is noted on my enrolment form
      • I have a disability
      • I am an adult prisoner.

Fee Free Year 12 graduates – student is exempt from paying fees if:

  • They have completed Year 12 in QLD and hold a Senior Statement issued by the QLD Studies Authority, or equivalent certification and;
  • Enrols and start training in a high priority qualification identified by the Department by the end of the calendar year Following completion of Year12. This is only applicable if enrolling in Certificate III in Hospitality Evidence required

Refund Policy
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that students and staff are fully aware of the way in which student fees and refunds are to be handled.

It is the policy of QTHC to have fair and reasonable financial dealings with students.

Refund of student fees received
A refund of all or part of the student fee or concession fee may be given in the following exceptional circumstances:

  • You have overpaid the student fee or concession fee
  • You have enrolled in a course that has been cancelled by QTHC.
  • You formally advise QTHC, before training commences and with no attendance or participation in training, that you are withdrawing from the course. Please note, participation of training includes; commencement of RPL; delivery of training manual or releasing on-line units.
  • In the case of a participant who wishes to withdraw from a course or program due to illness, QTHC may, at its own discretion, allow a refund of the fees. The person concerned must produce satisfactory evidence of the circumstances of his/her withdrawal, such as medical certificates. A cancellation fee may be incurred.

Requests for refunds must be made in writing to QTHC within 14 days of leaving the course

Direct Debits
QTHC will not refund any student fees paid via direct debits, fees are paid after enrolment. Students must notify QTHC in writing 30 days prior to course cancellation to stop further direct debit payments.

Early Course Cancellation
If student has paid all student fees upfront and cancels within the first month of their enrolment, a non-refundable administration fee of $50 will apply for Non-Concessional Students and $25 for Concessional Students. All other course fees (not including uniform and material fees where applicable) will be refunded.
If a student cancels their enrolment after the first month no refund will apply.

QTHC Cancellation Policy
Programs may be cancelled by QTHC due to minimum enrolments to commence course not being met.

Reasonable notice of cancellation including an offer of transfer to another program within eight (8) weeks will be given to participants. If QTHC cannot honour the transfer within the eight (8) week period, QTHC will refund full fees

Student Exemption
Student fee exemptions are available to students that are able to substantiate claims to severe financial hardship through valid evidence. Please speak with your QTHC consultant.


If any fees are not paid and QTHC deems it necessary to engage a debt collection agency to collect the outstanding amount, all costs associated with debt recovery will be payable and added to the outstanding debt

The Higher Level Skills funding program is offered to students wanting to study a Certificate IV qualification or higher. It is suitable for candidates who have had a few years of experience in the hospitality industry and wish to advance their career.

SIT50313 Diploma of Hospitality

Become a leader in Hospitality Management and grow your career with a Diploma in Hospitality. The Diploma of Hospitality is offered as a Higher Level Skill qualification for eligible Queensland students.

QLD Hospitality Course

Under the Certificate 3 Guarantee, the Queensland Government will subsidise the training costs for a range of certificate level II and III qualifications.

More Information

TRAINEESHIPS & APPRENTICESHIPS

Workplace Traineeships

Our Traineeship/Apprenticeship program is delivered via structured workplace based training arrangements. The program is funded by the Queensland Government under the User Choice arrangement and is delivered by our qualified trainers. During the course of a traineeship, a trainee will have the opportunity to receive on-the-job training which comprises of competency based assessments and recognition of prior learning (RPL). At completion, the trainee is issued a nationally accredited qualification.

Benefits of Traineeships

As the training is government funded your business may benefit from financial incentives, a user friendly training approach and improved staff retention rates.

There is also recognition of the training that is implemented in the workplace (so that the training is relevant) and an increase in productivity and motivation of staff members. Additional financial incentives including payroll offset rebates and concession benefits may apply.

There is also recognition of the training that is implemented in the workplace (so that the training is relevant) and an increase in productivity and motivation of staff members. Additional financial incentives including payroll offset rebates and concession benefits may apply.

For Further Information

For more information on this program, please visit the following website:
www.training.qld.gov.au/documents-data/strategies-plans-reports/vet-investment-plan.

*Employers of Visa Holders will not receive incentives until the student becomes a Permanent Resident or Citizen.

Available Courses

TRAINEESHIPS

SIT20216 Certificate II in Hospitality

SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality

SIT20416 Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

APPRENTICESHIPS

SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

SIT30916 Certificate III in Catering Operations

Student Co-Contribution fee Information

Due to our contractual obligations with the Department of Education, Training and Employment, Quality Training & Hospitality College (QTHC) must charge a student contribution fee, this fee is a student’s contribution to the cost of tuition. This fee may be paid by the student, employer or a third party

  • School Based Apprentice or Trainee – student is exempt from paying fees

    *If training contract is changed from ‘school based’ to ‘full time’ or ‘part time’ fees will then be charged as per below

  • Fee Free Year 12 graduates – student is exempt from paying fees if:

    * The student commences an apprenticeship/traineeship within 12 months of completing Year 12 (that is, by the end of the calendar year following completion of Year 12); and

    * Enrols in a high priority qualification identified by the Department. Only applicable to: Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
    Evidence required

  • Where payment of the student contribution fee would cause extreme financial hardship, we may waive these fees.
    Student must apply for this exemption at the time of enrolment and follow guidelines as per our policy
  • Non-Concessional Student

    $1.60 per nominal hour x ______hours = $_______(credit transfer hours not included)

    Total Fees Due: $_______


  • Concessional Student – Partial Exemption

    $0.64 per nominal hour x ______hours = $_______

    Total Fees Due: $______

    A student will be exempt from paying 60% of the tuition fee if they fall into one or more of the following exemption categories – evidence required

    • The student was or will be under 17 at the end of February in the year in which training is undertaken, and the student is not at school and has not completed year 12. Proof of age will be required.
    • The student holds a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card issued under Commonwealth Law, or is the partner or a dependant of a person who holds a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, and is named in the card. Evidence of this is required.
    • The student issues QTHC with an official form under Commonwealth law confirming that the participant, his or her partner or the person of whom the participant is a dependant, is entitled to concessions under a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card. Evidence of this is required.
    • The student is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. Acceptable evidence is as stated on the Training Contract and AVETMISS VET enrolment Form.

    Fees for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    Students who wish to apply for RPL, fees are based on the same hourly rate as the student contribution fee

    Fees for Credit Transfer
    No fees are charged for units where Credit Transfer is applied

Refund Policy
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that students and staff are fully aware of the way in which students fees and refunds are to be handled.

It is the policy of QTHC to have fair and reasonable financial dealings with students.

Refund of student fees received
A refund of all or part of the student fee or concession fee may be given in the following circumstances:

Where a participant/employer notifies of cancellation of enrolment the following applies:

  • Where a participant does not commence a Unit/s of Competency/Module, the tuition fee collected in relation to this unit/s will be reimbursed.
  • Where a student withdraws from a Unit/s of Competency/Module after participating in learning activity, 50% of the tuition fee for this Unit/s will be reimbursed.

Requests for refunds must be made in writing to QTHC within 14 days of leaving the course

QTHC Cancellation Policy
Programs may be cancelled by QTHC due to minimum enrolments to commence course not being met.

Reasonable notice of cancellation including an offer of transfer to another program within eight (8) weeks will be given to participants. If QTHC cannot honour the transfer within the eight (8) week period, QTHC will refund full fees.

If any fees are not paid and QTHC deems it necessary to engage a debt collection agency to collect the outstanding amount, all costs associated with debt recovery will be payable and added to the outstanding debt

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