Micro-credentials are shorter than a full qualification and have been developed by industry and training providers to address skills and training gaps. South Australian micro-credentials can comprise of accredited training components, non-accredited training, or a combination of both.

The Training and Skills Commission’s endorsement of a micro-credential provides confidence to employers and individuals that the learning outcomes it delivers will meet current and future industry needs, and that learners will gain the relevant skills, knowledge and attributes that are required by industry. 

The table below outlines the micro-credentials that have been endorsed by the Commission. 

*Note - responsibility for maintaining the quality of training delivered remains with the provider of the micro-credential, in line with relevant state and national requirements.

Micro-credential Proponent Course description Endorsement duration
Gaming Room Essentials Complete Hospitality Training Skills This course will equip new and existing members of the hospitality industry with skills in, and information about, front of house duties, current service techniques, legislation, ways to retain patronage through quality customer service, and effective handling of common customer complaints. The course includes online and offline delivery of four accredited units of competency over 70 nominal hours, as per below:

  1. Provide service to customers (SITXCCS006)
  2. Provide responsible service of alcohol (SITHFAB002)
  3. Provide responsible gambling services (SITHGAM001)
  4. Attend gaming machines (SITHGAM002)

This micro-credential is a pathway to commencing a Certificate III in Hospitality (SIT30616).
5 February 2021 - 5 February 2023
Food and Beverage Essentials Complete Hospitality Training Skills This course equips students working/intending to work in front of house positions in the hospitality industry with skills in, and information about, dealing with customer complaints, general customer interaction, serving alcohol responsibly in accordance to current legislation, and using safe, hygienic practices and current techniques in the service of food and beverages. The course includes online and offline delivery of four accredited units of competency over 135 nominal hours, as per below:

1. Provide responsible service of alcohol (SITHFAB002)
2. Use hygienic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001)
3. Prepare and serve espresso coffee (SITHFAB005)
4. Serve food and beverage (SITHFAB007)

This micro-credential is a pathway to commencing a Certificate III in Hospitality (SIT30616).
5 February 2021 - 5 February 2023