Courses

Certificate II in Hospitality

VETiS

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

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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.

Employment outcomes

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.

Assessment

Observation/work sheet and validation questioning.

Local Students

Code

SIT20213

Campuses

PRESTON

Department

Hospitality Conference Centre Restaurant and Café
03 9269 8400

Duration

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.

Part-time: 2 years
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 Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Observation/work sheet and validation questioning.

Entrance Requirements

There 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 study

Successful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in the Certificate III in Hospitality.

Career Pathways

This entry-level training will prepare you for a career in hospitality in areas including:
  • hotels and motels
  • restaurants and bistros
  • reception centres
  • catering companies

Enrolment Intake

  • February

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.

Code Subjects Hours
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.