Courses

Certificate IV in Hospitality

SIT40416

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.

Channel your love of working with people into the broad and diverse hospitality industry. Our 12 month program provides the necessary skills to prepare you for employment in hotels, resorts, restaurants, cafes and function centres. The Certificate IV in Hospitality allows you to complete your studies in a practical way, from training in our specialist barista and bar operations academy, to developing hospitality service skills within our cafes and restaurants. We have two restaurants located at both our Prahran and Preston campuses.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in major events, functions, celebrity chef dinners and much much more.

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:

  • Customer Service
  • Bar Operations
  • Cocktail and Barista training
  • Advanced beer and wine knowledge
  • Food and beverage matching
  • Advanced table service
  • Supervisory skills
  • Leadership and Team building skills

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

Melbourne Polytechnics Hospitality Department has strong links with industry associations to provide a broad range of experiences for our student cohort.

Local Students

Code

SIT40416

VTAC Code

Preston 6900669574

Campuses

WORKPLACE & INDUSTRY, PRESTON, PRAHRAN

Department

Hospitality Conference Centre Restaurant and Café
03 9269 8400

Duration

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

Part-time: available
Meet with hospitality service team to tailor a program to you.

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 Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$5000
Ineligible:$9000
Concession:$1000

Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. 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

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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 Sessions

Pathways to further study

Completion of the Certificate IV in Hospitality allows direct access and pathways to the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Career Pathways

You will be qualified to work as food attendant, bar service attendant, food and beverage supervisor, maître de

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

International Students

Code

SIT40416

CRICOS Code

097029G

Campuses

PRESTON

Duration

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

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $6750
  • Tuition fees per year: $13500
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Entrance Requirements

Academic: Australian Year 11 equivalency
English: Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0, Pearson PTE Academic 42 overall with no individual communicative skill below 36, or Melbourne Polytechnic recognised equivalency. International students should have also completed the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (or equivalent).

Assessment Methods

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

Materials

Textbook costs will be approximately $200(AUD).
Food and beverage uniform.

Pathways to further study

Completion of the Certificate IV in Hospitality allows direct access and pathways to the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Career Pathways

You will be qualified to work as food attendant, bar service attendant, food and beverage supervisor, maître de

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July
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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
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
SITHFAB010 Prepare and serve cocktails 20
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage 110
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food 40
SITHFAB017 Provide advice on food and beverage matching 50
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service 1
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
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.