Ready Set Work: Café Operations

22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) with Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate


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A practical, hands on course which prepares you for work in hospitality.

The course combines practical, hands-on, skills training on a commercial coffee machine and grinder with learning activities in hygienic food practices, workplace health and safety and responsible service of alcohol.  Suitable for people looking for entry-level employment in hospitality or further study.

People with a disability are encouraged to apply.

The whole experience was excellent… gaining confidence and gaining new skills.

Past student

What you will gain

Vocational skills and knowledge in:

  • Operating a commercial espresso coffee machine and commercial grinder to prepare a range of coffees (barista)
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) (VGCCC certificate)
  • Food Safety
  • Customer service
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Workplace communication and employer expectations
  • Digital literacy skills for doing online learning and assessments

The opportunity to access support through Jesuit Community College’s Job Victoria Employment Service.

The best aspect of Café Operations for me was meeting new people who were seeking similar goals.

Past student

Course Content

Statement of Attainment for successful completion of units of competency listed below

Units of competency
  • SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • *SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • VU22358 Develop learning goals
  • VU22359 Conduct a project with guidance
  • VU22370 Work with simple measurements in familiar situations
  • VU22368 Create simple texts for community purpose

8 units from the 16-unit qualification in 22476VIC Certificate I in General Education for Adults (Introductory) are delivered in this course.

Course Delivery

Classroom based in a supported learning environment


17 days over 6 weeks

Time: 9.30am – 4pm


Practical activities, case studies, written exercises, online assessments.


You will need to attend an information and enrolment session prior to course start date.


* SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety is a pre-requisite for this unit

Fees and Charges

Do I have to pay?

There is no cost to you if you are eligible for Victorian (Skills First) and Commonwealth funding. For more information on eligibility please go to Victorian government skills first funding.

If you are not eligible for Victorian (Skills First) and Commonwealth funding fees will apply. Please go to Fees and charges

You may also be eligible for fee support through the Jesuit Social Services Student Support Fund. For information on the Support fund please go to Student Handbook.

We encourage you to discuss your personal circumstances with one of the Jesuit Community College authorised staff.

This course is a Centrelink approved activity.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.


Please contact our Enrolment officer on 0498 594 731 or email:

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