Skill set details

SITSS00005 - Sommelier (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
The Deleted usage recommendation was implemented on 13 June 2017 to describe training components that have no replacement. Enrolments in training components and statements of attainment or qualifications issued before 13 June 2017 are valid. For any components marked as deleted after 13 June 2017, the applicable transition/teach-out periods apply. For specific questions regarding the enrolment, delivery or issuance of a statement of attainment/qualification, please contact your training regulator.
DeletedDeleted from SIT07 Tourism, Hospitality and Events Training Package17/Jan/2013

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 01/Jan/2011

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Pathways Information


These units provide credit towards a number of qualifications in the hospitality and broader wine and liquor industries.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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Skill Set Requirements



Provide responsible service of alcohol


Manage the sale or service of wine


Provide advice on beers, spirits and liqueurs


Provide specialised advice on food and beverage matching


Provide specialised advice on Australian wines


Provide specialised advice on imported wines


Manage finances within a budget

Target Group

Target group 

This skill set is for sommeliers

Sommeliers may work in a range of industry contexts, including wineries, hospitality establishments and retail / wholesale organisations.

Candidates will already have relevant qualifications and / or work experience in the broader range of skills required for their job roles (or be learning those skills in conjunction with undertaking this skill set)

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

Suggested form of words for Statement of Attainment 

These units of competency from the Tourism, Hospitality and Events Training Package meet industry requirements for working as a sommelier in Australia.