Certificate IV in Hospitality
If you love working with people, food, coffee and drinks, this hands on course will prepare you for a career in the hospitality industry.
With potential employment opportunities in hotels, resorts, motels, function and catering operations, pubs, clubs, cafes and coffee shops, this course will set you up for the beginning of a life long career.
You will experience live learning in our training restaurants and develop your skills in a range of service styles from casual to fine dining, You will also have the opportunity to train alongside some of the best in the business through organised events such as the Melbourne International Food and Wine Festival and Celebrity Chef dinners. These events provide our students with networking opportunities to kick start their career.
- Food & beverage attendant (waiter)
- Bar attendant
- Food & beverage supervisor
To successfully achieve the Certificate IV in Hospitality you will be required to complete all units.
Full Time: 4-5 days per week.
Part Time: Options are available and should be discussed at your interview.
Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects. Assessment is also available in the workplace for students currently employed in industry.
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQTF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.
Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.
Pathways and Further Study Opportunities
How to Apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment. An Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC) representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice. Contact the AAC on 13 38 73 or australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
Directly to Holmesglen
Apply directly to Holmesglen if you are a:
- Part time student
- Full time student commencing studies outside of the February intake
- Non year 12 applicant and only applying to Holmesglen
Applicants must contact the department to arrange an interview.
Apply through VTAC for the program's February intake (full time study).
The VTAC codes for this program are:
Applicants must also submit a VTAC Personal Statement via the VTAC website and contact the department to arrange an interview.
All applicants are required to attend an interview.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible students.
Fees are calculated according to the level of course being studied, and the number of hours being undertaken, up to Government established maximums. Eligible students are able to access a Government Subsidised Place and certain categories of Full Fee Paying students may be able to access an Eligibility Exemption. Assistance is available in the form of VET FEE HELP or a Holmesglen Payment Plan for students who are unable to afford fee payment up front.
For further information please visit the Fees and Charges page or contact the department via phone, email or through the Enquire Now form on this page.
Qualification & Recognition
Upon successful completion of this course you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed Certificate IV in Hospitality.