Short Courses

Introduction Into Hospitality

Melbourne Polytechnic training program, offers participants with disabilities and/or learning difficulties will have an opportunity for participants to work together in a project based setting to enhance skills in cleaning and maintaining kitchen and equipment, hygiene and food safety, basic food preparation and venue set up.

Course Code: SWE013

This program meets the needs of participants with learning needs and intellectual disabilities by expanding their experiences through hands on and project based learning. The course provides a ‘taster’ into the hospitality industry with the option of undertaking accredited course on completion. Introduction to Hospitality will give participants an insight into the hospitality industry and work opportunities.






Work Education
03 9269 8615


36 days
Total Hours: 4

Course Outline

  • Topics include:
  • Identifying different types of appropriate workplace communication
  • Participate in group discussions and activities
  • Learning to work in a team
  • Rights & responsibilities of employees & employers
  • Learning the difference between positive & negative criticism
  • Develop skills in this industry
  • Learn about different jobs in this industry
  • Use various equipment
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • WH&S
  • Participate in a range of routine and predictable hospitality work activities

Course Outcomes

  • Participants will gain skills and knowledge for working in the hospitality industry

Suitable For

  • People with learning needs



No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

No formal assessment


Pen and Paper


No prior knowledge or experience required.

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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