Manage your future. Make the move to a supervisory role in hospitality by developing the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively manage a restaurant or catering business. Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Hospitality will welcome you to a whole new world filled with fabulous career prospects.
A wide range of skills
This intensive, broad reaching course, will introduce you to basic hospitality management skills with a strong focus on financial training, stock audits and business operations. Career options for senior hospitality professionals, include:
- restaurant supervisor
- bar supervisor
- catering manager to events
- hotel supervisor.
Further training is available through Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma in Hospitality.
Customised training to put the icing on the cake that could be your career
At Melbourne Polytechnic, we will guide you through your hospitality training with industry qualified professionals in modern facilities.
Melbourne Polytechnic has fully operational award winning restaurants and a fully equipped training bar. Our programs use the latest hospitality techniques and methodologies.
Ask us about pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification and, if you are already working in hospitality, ask us about workplace training.
For any additional information on the Certificate IV in Hospitality, please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Career Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email.
VTAC CodePreston 6900669574
DepartmentHospitality Conference Centre Restaurant and Café
February and July intakes
Ongoing intakes available for workplace students. Please contact the Hospitality and Tourism Department for part-time study options
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsWhile there are no specific entry requirements, we do encourage you to attend one of our Information Nights.
Assessment MethodsVarious forms of assessment may be used, including practical assessment, role plays, assignments, class work and theory tests.
MaterialsTextbook costs approximately $200. Food and beverage uniform.
Pathways to further studyStudents who successfully complete the Certificate IV in Hospitality can articulate into Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Hospitality Management course.
Career PathwaysGraduates of this course may gain employment in the general hospitality industry including hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs and other hospitality establishments at both an operational and supervisory level.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBDIV501A||MANAGE DIVERSITY IN THE WORK PLACE||60|
|BSBSUS201A||PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES||20|
|BSBSUS301A||IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES||40|
|BSBWOR203||WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS||15|
|SITHACS101||CLEAN PREMISES AND EQUIPMENT||15|
|SITHACS201||PROVIDE HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES TO GUESTS||10|
|SITHACS202||PREPARE ROOMS FOR GUESTS||25|
|SITHACS203||LAUNDER LINEN AND GUEST CLOTHES||20|
|SITHACS303||PROVIDE ACCOMMODATION RECEPTION SERVICES||30|
|SITHCCC101||USE FOOD PREPARATION EQUIPMENT||25|
|SITHCCC201||PRODUCE DISHES USING BASIC METHODS OF COOKERY||45|
|SITHCCC202||PRODUCE APPETISERS AND SALADS||25|
|SITHCCC204||PRODUCE VEGETABLES, FRUIT, EGG AND FARINACEOUS DISHES||45|
|SITHFAB101||CLEAN AND TIDY BAR||15|
|SITHFAB201||PROVIDE RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL||10|
|SITHFAB202||OPERATE A BAR||35|
|SITHFAB203||PREPARE AND SERVE NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES||20|
|SITHFAB204||PREPARE AND SERVE ESPRESSO COFFEE||30|
|SITHFAB206||SERVE FOOD AND BEVERAGE||80|
|SITHFAB304||PROVIDE ADVICE ON BEER, SPIRITS AND LIQUOR||40|
|SITHFAB305||PROVIDE ADVICE ON AUSTRALIAN WINES||40|
|SITHFAB306||PROVIDE ADVICE ON IMPORTED WINES||40|
|SITHFAB307||PROVIDE TABLE SERVICE OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE||110|
|SITHIND201||SOURCE AND USE INFORMATION ON THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY||25|
|SITHIND301||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN HOSPITALITY SERVICE||1|
|SITHKOP101||CLEAN KITCHEN PREMISES AND EQUIPMENT||13|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers||25|
|SITXCCS201||PROVIDE VISITOR INFORMATION||35|
|SITXCCS401||ENHANCE THE CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE||40|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity||20|
|SITXFIN201||PROCESS FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS||25|
|SITXFIN401||INTERPRET FINANCIAL INFORMATION||60|
|SITXFIN402||MANAGE FINANCES WITHIN A BUDGET||30|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety||15|
|SITXFSA201||PARTICIPATE IN SAFE FOOD HANDLING PRACTICES||40|
|SITXHRM301||COACH OTHERS IN JOB SKILLS||20|
|SITXHRM402||LEAD AND MANAGE PEOPLE||60|
|SITXINV201||RECEIVE AND STORE STOCK||10|
|SITXMGT401||MONITOR WORK OPERATIONS||20|
|SITXWHS101||PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES||12|
|SITXWHS401||IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICES||30|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.