Accredited Short Courses

Compliance requirements in your hospitality business? Accredited Short Courses are the answer!

At AVTES we offer our accredited short courses online so you can access it anytime - making it easier for employers and employees.  If you're interested in arranging a face-to-face session for a group of staff at your venue, please get in touch.

Online Short Courses

Please Note: These are online courses delivered via an online learning platform and as such has technology requirements and support limitations. You are responsible for and must have access to these requirements to do this course. We strongly recommend if you do not have access to the technology requirements, are unsure of or inexperienced with using a web based platform such as those used in online learning environments you should not enrol in this course. This course has a specified duration as noted in the course information and fees are payable at enrolment.

Technical requirements

To complete this course you will require access to a computer that has a recent operating system (eg: Windows 10 or Big Sur). In addition you will need access to the internet and Google Chrome web browser. YOU CANNOT COMPLETE THIS COURSE ON A MOBILE PHONE. This course also requires you to have good to excellent digital capability with experience using web-browsers and navigating within web-based platforms as this course is solely delivered in an on-line format. You will enrol on-line and access a web based learning platform through our student portal to undertake the course which will be communicated to you via email upon successful enrolment.

Available Support

Support with an experienced Trainer is available via email should you need help with the course work or assessment requirements. Unfortunately, general IT support and troubleshooting is not part of our course support and if needed will be your responsibility to source.

Food Handling Skill Set


Food Handling Skill Set

This course includes the nationally accredited unit SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety. This unit is required by anyone who directly handles food or food contact surfaces, including chefs, kitchen hands, caterers, and food and beverage attendants should complete this course.

Food Safety Supervision Skill Set


Food Safety Supervision Skill Set

This course includes the nationally accredited units SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety and SITXFSA006 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.

Responsible Service of Alcohol


Responsible Service of Alcohol Skill Set

This course includes the nationally accredited unit SITHFAB021 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 SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol.

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


Non Accredited Short Courses 

AVTES also delivers a range of non-accredited short courses to address specific skill gaps or needs within your hospitality business. Check out Hospitality Success School for more information on our workshops and online courses in;

  • Hospitality Leadership 
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Dealing with Difficult Customers
  • Quality Hospitality Service
  • Selling at the Table