Certificate IV in Hospitality


Develop your hospitality skills while gaining understanding of hospitality supervision. The Certificate IV in Hospitality will help you develop strong practical skills and provide hands-on experience and equip you with the knowledge and skills required to gain an entry-level position within this busy, exciting and fast-growing industry.

Diverse marketability

As a graduates of this course, you will have a broad range of hospitality skills and will learn about hospitality services, sales and operations.

Learn in fully-equipped, industry-standard facilities

We have fully operational commercial restaurants and an equipped training bar. Our learning programs use the latest technologies and methodologies and we also offer on-the-job training for those currently working in the industry.

Leave with a great cross-section of knowledge

Learn skills such as:

  • creating cocktails and mocktails
  • working in an operational bar – including responsible service of alcohol (RSA)
  • food and beverage service
  • cellar systems
  • hospitality industry knowledge
  • customer service
  • supervisory skills (including diversity management, work health and safety and managing finances)

Create an exciting career in Hospitality

This course is designed to help you achieve your goals. Potential career areas for graduates include operational and supervisory positions, such as:

  • food and beverage attendant
  • restaurant supervisor
  • bar supervisor
  • cocktail bar attendant

Access to qualified industry professionals

We will guide you through your Certificate IV in Hospitality alongside industry qualified professionals in modern, state-of-the-art facilities.

Local Students




Preston 6900669574




Hospitality Conference Centre Restaurant and Café
03 9269 8400


Full-time: 1 year
or one (1) additional semester after successful completion of the Certificate III in Hospitality

Part-time: available
ongoing intakes available for workplace students

Class Schedule: *

Wed - AM and PM
Thu - PM
Fri - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery




The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used, including practical assessment, role plays, assignments, class work and theory tests

Entrance Requirements

While there are no specific entry requirements, we encourage you to attend one of our Information Nights

Pathways to further study

Once you have successfully completed the Certificate IV in Hospitality you can articulate into our SIT50416 Diploma or SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management and plot a pathway into our HETHTHM Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Career Pathways

As a graduate, you may gain employment in the general hospitality industry including hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs and other hospitality establishments at both an operational and supervisory level

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

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
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace 60
SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas 15
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol 10
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar 35
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages 20
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee 30
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage 80
SITHFAB008 Operate and monitor cellar systems 40
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry 25
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service 1
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers 25
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences 40
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity 20
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict 20
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget 30
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety 15
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills 20
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people 60
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations 20
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices 12
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices 30

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.