Get a head start on your career in hospitality with our Certificate II in Hospitality - Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Schools (VETiS).
Melbourne Polytechnic offers the Certificate II in Hospitality as part of our VET in Schools (VETiS) program, giving you essential experience, skills and knowledge in the incredibly diverse world of hospitality while you study your VCE.
Secure your work future while completing school
VETiS teaches you the skills and knowledge to work as a cook in any commercial kitchen, or as a food and beverage attendant in any hotel or restaurant. You will gain an understanding of food preparation and cookery principles, as well as food and beverage skills.
Learn basic skills and modern techniques in our modern industrial kitchens and have the opportunity to experience working and building your skills in our fully functional, award-winning restaurant, St Georges.
Industry connections and resources
You’ll learn from industry-qualified professionals in modern, state-of-the-art facilities. Profit from Melbourne Polytechnic’s strong connections to industry.
With your hospitality skills you will find employment around the world, from local pubs to globally recognised restaurants. If you are currently working in the industry and want formal qualifications, or want to gain basic skills in hospitality, this is the course for you.
Observation/work sheet and validation questioning.
DepartmentHospitality Conference Centre Restaurant and Café
Full-time: One day per week (Wednesdays). Course is delivered on campus and/or off campus (auspice) through Melbourne Polytechnic’s VETiS program. You’ll complete 12 units during VCE Year 11 and six units during VCE Year 12.
One day per week (Wednesdays) over two years. The course is delivered on campus and/or off campus (auspice) through Melbourne Polytechnic’s VETiS program. Twelve units are undertaken during the VCE Year 11 and six units are undertaken during VCE Year 12, over two years.
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Assessment MethodsObservation/work sheet and validation questioning.
Entrance RequirementsThere are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification. You must be enrolled in secondary school. Please discuss with your school prior to enrolling.
Pathways to further studySuccessful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in the Certificate III in Hospitality.
Career PathwaysThis entry-level training will prepare you for a career in hospitality in areas including:
- hotels and motels
- restaurants and bistros
- reception centres
- catering companies
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.
|BSBWOR203B||WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS||15|
|SITHCCC102||PREPARE SIMPLE DISHES||25|
|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|
|SITHFAB307||PROVIDE TABLE SERVICE OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE||110|
|SITHIND201||SOURCE AND USE INFORMATION ON THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY||25|
|SITHIND202||USE HOSPITALITY SKILLS EFFECTIVELY||10|
|SITXCCS201||PROVIDE VISITOR INFORMATION||35|
|SITXCCS202||INTERACT WITH CUSTOMERS||20|
|SITXFSA101||USE HYGIENIC PRACTICES FOR FOOD SAFETY||15|
|SITXINV201||RECEIVE AND STORE STOCK||10|
|SITXWHS101||PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES||12|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.