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Short Courses


Compliance requirements in your hospitality business? What about specific skill needs? Either way, Short Courses are the answer!

Short courses include both accredited and non-accredited courses. See below for further information on the types of short courses we offer at AVTES.

We want training to be easy for you so we offer the following;

  • Training for individuals or groups
  • At your workplace or our training rooms or online

If you have any questions, or would like something tailored especially for you, we can do that, just let us know.

Accredited Short Courses


Food Handling

SITSS00050

This course is a nationally accredited unit - SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
Anyone who directly handles food or food contact surfaces, including chefs, kitchen hands, caterers, food and beverage attendants should complete this course.

Food Safety Level 2

FS Level 2

This course is a nationally accredited unit - SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
This course is for food handling personnel or food safety supervisors working in tourism, hospitality and catering organisations. This unit alone may not meet the food safety supervisor legislative requirements of all states as requirements may differ across borders.

Food Safety Supervision

SITSS00051

This course is the nationally accredited units - SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices 
The course is suitable for designated food safety supervisors (as required by state regulations) within organisations who have overall responsibilities for the implementation of the Food Safety Plan. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen hands and food and beverage attendants.

Infection Control Skill Set (Food Handling)FFS

HLTSS00066

This course is a nationally accredited unit - HLTSSO0066 Infection Control Skill Set (Food Handling)
This short course provides hospitality staff with the skills and knowledge to identify and manage the ongoing risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections. Thecourse is recommended for any individual working in a hospitality business or business where food handling occurs such as food delivery services, mobile food trucks, aged care facilities, school and sporting club canteens, galleries and conference venues, and cookery classes.

Responsible Service of Alcohol

SITSS00055

PLEASE NOTE: AVTES offices are closed until 14th January 2021. All assessments will occur upon our return.

This course is a nationally accredited unit - SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
This course equips individuals to serve alcohol responsibly. Certification requirements apply at a state and territory level to individuals involved in the sale, service and promotion of alcohol in licenced premises. Certification in some States relies on the achievement of SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol. 

This course covers Victorian specific requirements and is approved by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR), which allows those who complete the course to work in licensed venues in Victoria.


Skills training for hospitality staff


Skills training is a great way for your hospitality business to address specific skill gaps or needs within your business. These training programs aim to increase your profits and team effectiveness.

These short courses are not accredited. All participants receive a Certificate.

  • Food Safety Refresher (tailored to your needs)
  • Selling At The Table (workshop)
  • Hospitality Leadership Project (workshop series)
  • Hospitality Marketing Program (coaching program)