Short Courses

Hospitality

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

Short Courses
Introduction to Espresso Coffee Making
Do you love coffee? Do you want to learn how to make a great coffee? Melbourne Polytechnic's Introduction to Espresso Coffee Making short course will teach you how to make a quality espresso coffee and you'll have a lot of fun in the process.

OPERA (Hotel Management Computer System) Operations
Melbourne Polytechnic's OPERA (Hotel Management Computer System) Operations program will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to operate the accommodation reservation system, OPERA. This system is utilised by a number of major hotels, motels, guest houses, caravan parks and lodges in Victoria.

Wine Tasting
An exciting opportunity! Melbourne Polytechnic is offering a NEW and stimulating Wine Tasting workshop for participants to learn more about Australian wine

French Wine Scholar
Melbourne Polytechnic is one of two Australian providers of the French Wine Scholar - and the only provider in Melbourne

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 Liquor Licensing Victoria.

Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
This module is essential if you wish to work in the hospitality industry. It will provide you with the necessary skills and legal requirements to sell and serve alcohol and is accredited by Liquor Licensing Victoria.

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
Melbourne Polytechnic's Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Award in Wines Level 1 is a basic introduction to wine, including tips for food and wine matching. It appeals to people entering the wine industry and to the general (and enthusiastic) wine consumer.

Introduction to Winemaking
Melbourne Polytechnic's mouthwatering short course, Introduction to Winemaking, guides students through the basics of the winemaking process. For classes run in Semester 1 each student will make a small batch of re or rosé wine during the course and learn how to manage a fermentation, perform basic analyses, rack and fine a finished wine. Classes in Semester 2 focus on white wine production and use grape concentrate.

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits
Melbourne Polytechnic's Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits course is a trade qualification for wine employees aiming to provide students with an excellent, all-round product knowledge. It is also suitable for the interested consumer

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits
The aim of Melbourne Polytechnic's Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits short course is to provide detailed analysis of the principal wines and spirits of the world. You will also benefit from in-depth tastings enabling you to learn to identify product style and quality

Food Safety Package
Melbourne Polytechnic offers the ideal short course to obtain necessary food safety certificates. Certificates in Food Hygiene and Food Safety Supervisor are essential if you or your staff serve food. These courses are offered sequentially to meet industry requirements and legislation.

Food Safety Supervisors
Melbourne Polytechnic's Food Safety Supervisors short course will take you through the role of Food Safety Supervisor in your workplace and assist you in implementing the food safety plan required by your local council. The course incorporates the nationally recognised unit of competency Participate in Safe Food Handling Practices SITXFSA201. This module should be taken after completion of the module Food Hygiene for Handlers, as part of the Food Safety Package.

Food Hygiene for Handlers
This module is essential for anyone involved in food handling, incorporating the nationally recognised unit of competency, Use Hygiene Practices for Food Safety SITXFSA101 . Students must successfully complete this unit prior to commencing the Food Safety Supervisors module as part of the Food Safety Package.



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