Certificate IV in Hospitality
|Course length||Full time: 1 year|
|Part time: Variable|
|Study mode||Full time|
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You can apply for this course online through My.Holmesglen. This online application will take around 10 minutes. Your submitted application will be assessed and you will be contacted by the department within three working days.
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Hospitality, Cookery and Bakery Department
03 9209 5938
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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 lifelong 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.
Work experience is available with organisations like the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
To receive this qualification you must complete 9 core units and 12 elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.
AssessmentAssessment 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.
Code Name SITXCCS007 Enhance Customer Service Experiences SITXHRM003 Lead and Manage People SITXMGT001 Monitor Work Operations SITXHRM001 Coach Others in Job Skills SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service SITXCOM005 Manage Conflict BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace SITXFIN003 Manage Finances within a Budget SITXWHS003 Implement and Monitor Work Health and Safety Practices
Code Name SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee SITHFAB003 Operate a bar SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers SITHFAB017 Provide advice on food and beverage matching SITHFAB010 Prepare and serve cocktails SITTTSL010 Use a Computerised Reservations or Operations Systems SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices SITXFIN002 Interpret Financial Information
Recognition of prior learning
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. AQF 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.
All applicants are required to attend an interview.
Qualification & Recognition
After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality.
This course provides pathways and credit towards SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management and the Bachelor of Hospitality Management.
- Food & beverage attendant (waiter)
- Bar attendant
- Food & beverage supervisor
Full time: 4 days per week.
Part time: Options are available and should be discussed at your interview.
How to Apply
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.
The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.
To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.
Apply through VTAC for the course's February intake (full time study).
The VTAC codes for this course are:
- Moorabbin: 6100361574
- Waverley: 6100461574
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
Hospitality, Cookery and Bakery Department
03 9209 5938
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Fees$5000 Holmesglen TAFEHolmesglen TAFE SIT40416
Type Cost Gov. Subsidised $5000 Full Fee $10000
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire program.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Which fee applies to me?
Due to the different level of government subsidy available to you, there are three possible fee levels for program fees – government subsidised, full fee and concession.
Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are, what level of education you have and what type of program you want to study. Concession fees are not available for qualifications at diploma level or above.
The Holmesglen Information staff can help you determine your eligibility and discuss options if you are ineligible.
How do I pay my fees?
VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.
Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.
To be eligible for a VET Fee HELP / VET Student Loans you will need to meet the VET Student Loans entry requirements.
Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.
This program has compulsory activities as part of the learning experience. The department will confirm the cost of these activities prior to your enrolment.