Short Courses


If you enjoy working with people and busy working environments, then our short courses in Hospitality would suit you.

Hospitality work is a good place to start out. You can work your way up to management positions, or gain skills that can be used for work while travelling. You might find yourself pouring espresso shots in Italy or working in upmarket hotels in Spain.

Melbourne Polytechnic’s courses in hospitality will equip you with skills and knowledge in the areas of espresso making, hotel management computer systems, wine tasting, wine-making, food safety and food hygiene. Our short courses are a good way to get a feel for the industry while also ensuring you come away with skills sought by employers.

Short Courses
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
Melbourne Polytechnic's Responsible Service of Alcohol module is essential if you wish to work in the hospitality industry. It provides the necessary skills and fulfills legal requirements to sell and serve alcohol and is accredited by The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation.

Basic Barista Course
Do you love coffee? Do you want to learn how to make a great coffee? Melbourne Polytechnic's Basic Barista Course will teach you how to make a quality espresso coffee and you'll have a lot of fun in the process.

Basic Food Handlers
This module is essential for anyone involved in food handling, incorporating the nationally recognised unit of competency Use Hygiene Practices for Food Safety SITXFSA001.

Cabin Crew Preparation Course
Melbourne Polytechnic is offering a Cabin Crew Preparation short course. This course is suitable for participants wanting to learn what a flight attendant does, be ahead of the class when you commence your initial training with an airline or just want to find out whether a career as cabin crew is for you.

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