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The hospitality industry needs strong practical skills, hands-on experience and excellent management capability.

Melbourne Polytechnic's Hospitality Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees deliver these skills and more; integrating study in hospitality management and business management. Subjects reflect the diversity, complexity, knowledge and skills required for graduates in a range of hospitality management roles including hotels, motels, restaurants and clubs.

Melbourne Polytechnic provides specialist facilities and equipment to support the course’s delivery:

  • an operational restaurant
  • a wine-tasting laboratory
  • training bar and cellar operations
  • an extensive library network with appropriate texts and electronic subscriptions
  • commercial-standard kitchens
  • hotel training room, including full housekeeping training facility
  • latest hotel reservations software (Fidelio and OPERA)

Melbourne Polytechnic offers many pathways for students to further their studies. Many courses complement each other and allow students to gain deeper knowledge and higher qualifications. 

Certificate I in Work Education - Hospitality
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate I in Work Education (Hospitality) will help you find your niche in hospitality. Whether your goal is to do further study or to gain employment, we’ll design an individual education program to meet your learning needs

Certificate II in EAL (Employment) - English for Hospitality - SEE - VTG
If you would like a career in hospitality, concentrating on the area of cookery, then Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Employment) can provide you with the skills you need. The English language course incorporates seven hours per week of practical kitchen work, plus three hours per week of hospitality theory. Employment opportunities are excellent, and may lead to work in hotels or restaurants.

Certificate II in Hospitality - VETiS
Get a head start on your career in hospitality with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Hospitality - Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Schools (VETiS).

Certificate III in Events
Launch your events management career with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Events and gain the required skills and knowledge to capitalise on the growing number of international trade shows, festivals, conferences and events across the Asia-Pacific.

Certificate III in Hospitality
Channel your cutting-edge skills and love of working with people into the broad and diverse hospitality industry. Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Hospitality delivers a career to suit you. You’ll find work anywhere from the local pub to top international restaurants anywhere in the world.

Certificate IV in Hospitality
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.

Diploma of Events
Do you see yourself coordinating a music festival, organising a dynamic corporate event or starting your own wedding planning business? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Events will see you develop the strong and practical organisational skills essential for a career in the fast-paced and dynamic events management industry.

Diploma of Hospitality Management
Unleash your leadership potential in Hospitality by developing strong practical skills, hands-on experience and excellent leadership capability. The Diploma of Hospitality Management will equip you with all the skills required to gain a management position within this exciting and fast-growing industry.

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
Achieve your goals in the Hospitality industry. Melbourne Polytechnic's Advanced Diploma of Hospitality provides a broad range of training, from practical hospitality skills to those required for the planning and operation of a hospitality outlet and offers a pathway into a degree program

Associate Degree of Hospitality Management
An Associate Degree in Hospitality Management at Melbourne Polytechnic combines hospitality and business management. In this course you will develop the knowledge and skills required for a range of hospitality contexts.

Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Australia offers world class training opportunities in hospitality management and our own Bachelor of Hospitality Management sets the standard. This degree will develop your leadership abilities and give you the practical industry skills and knowledge you need to manage businesses and facilities around the world.

Short Courses
Food Safety Package
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
OPERA (Hotel Management Computer System) Operations
Food Safety Supervisors
Food Hygiene for Handlers
Introduction to Espresso Coffee Making
Food Safety Package
Food Safety Supervisors
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
Food Hygiene for Handlers

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