FAQs - Serve It Up Job Ready Program
Jan 29, 2024
Frequently Asked Questions - Serve It Up Job Ready Program
For course information, view here.
Is It free?
The course fees/costs depend upon eligibility for a Government subsidy, via the Skills First Funding Program. Using a funded place can affect your access to future funding. If you are not eligible for funding the course fees will be the “Fee for Service” rate.
Detailed fees and funding information are available through the enrolment session or request a callback.
How do I know if I meet the eligibility criteria?
- Evidence of citizenship/residency, you must be either:
- an Australian or New Zealand citizen;
- a holder of a permanent visa; or
- a New Zealand citizen
- You can enrol in a maximum of 2 funded qualifications and 2 funded skills sets in one year.
- You can undertake up to 2 funded programs at one time.
- You cannot access funding while enrolled in High School
- As per SIU Policy, you must be over 17 for non-alcoholic courses and over 18 for courses serving alcohol
- Funding rules may differ slightly for courses on the foundation’s skills list and apprenticeships.
- You must be physically present in Victoria whilst participating in training and assessment.
What is an enrolment session?
In this session SIU will cover the following information:
- Check your eligibility for funding & help find the right class for you.
- Detailed course information and course pathway options for:
- Job Ready tickets for Bar or Coffee
- The Full Serve - Cert IV Hospitality
Further student information, also found in SIU student handbook **
What if I can’t attend my enrolment session?
That’s okay! Simply register for another session or click HERE to request a callback from the SIU team to enrol.
Do I need a Food Handlers Certificate and RSA to be a bar tender?
In Victoria if serving alcohol will need an RSA, and if working in a café, bar, or restaurant you will need to have evidence of food handlers training. The Serve It Up food handlers’ courses and RSA meets these requirements in Victoria.
For more information regarding the Food handlers’ certification, read here.
What happens if I already have my RSA, Can I still enrol for the training?
Yes, the RSA is a bonus unit, you can still complete the other courses. If enrolling in the Certificate IV Hospitality, you can seek credit transfer.
The courses are offered by our partner training company Serve It Up, RTO no: 22542.
Courses may be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
The course fees/costs depend upon the eligibility for a Government subsidy, via the Skills First Funding Program.
Serve It Up, RTO no: 22542 will contact you prior to the course to provide detailed course information, conduct your enrolment, assess eligibility, and secure your place in their course.
Detailed course information can be found on their webpage.