Hospitality - SPARK JobTrainer ClubsACT Hospitality Program

1 Sep 2022 by Karyl Davison in: Kippax News

The Ginninderry SPARK Training and Employment Initiative proudly supports training and employment opportunities for local people in the Capital Region.

SPARK in partnership with Canberra Institute of Technology (RTO Code: 0101) and ClubsACT, are delivering an innovative accredited training program focusing on skills development, work experience and employment within the licenced club industry.

This program has been designed specifically to provide individuals with all the tickets and entry level skills required to apply for jobs in the licenced club industry.

Targeting people living or working in the ACT, this program will provide participants with:

  • Provide responsible gambling services (SITHGAM001)
  • Provide responsible service of alcohol (SITHFAB002)
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety (SITXFSA001)
  • Operate a bar (SITHFAB003)
  • Provide service to customers (SITXCCS006)
  • Prepare and serve espresso coffee (SITHFAB005)
  • Process financial transactions (SITXFIN001)

Program partner, ClubsACT will provide work experience placements and real employment pathways for participants who meet the criteria.

Commencing Tuesday 18th October 2022, this 4 week program will run 4 days per week (Tues – Fri, 22 hours per week) and be a combination of theory, practical hands on learning and sector work placement. All classes will be located at CIT Reid Campus. Eligibility criteria apply.

This program was made possible through JobTrainer and is a jointly funded initiative of the ACT and Australian Governments. Eligibility criteria applies.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for JobTrainer funding, you must at the time of enrolment be:

  • 17 years old or over
  • Living or working in ACT
  • Not enrolled in or attending secondary school or college
  • An Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand passport holder resident for more than six (6) months, or a person who holds a visa that is identified as being eligible, and
  • Not completed the units of competency listed above before
  • Have an interest in the hospitality sector

 To enrol or find out more information, please contact Shayla at SPARK on 1800 316 900 or email