Certificate IV in Hospitality

Melbourne Polytechnic

Course details

CRICOS course code: 097029G

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

The hospitality industry covers restaurants, cafes and bars, with a need for skilled food and drink specialists. Australia’s growing ‘foodie’ culture has fuelled rapid growth in the hospitality sector over the last five years. Employment in the hospitality industry is expected to grow by 12.1% in the next five years, equal to an additional 91,000 jobs. With such growing demand, there’s never been a better time to pursue a career in hospitality. With a Certificate IV in Hospitality from Melbourne Polytechnic, you could help feed the country’s growing appetite for high quality food and drink.

Work and learn at the same time

Melbourne Polytechnic students learn hospitality skills in a practical, hands-on way, while also gaining essential experience in hospitality supervision. You’ll receive training in our specialist barista and bar operations academy. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop hospitality service skills within our award-winning commercial restaurant, St Georges, and other food service providers, such as The Apprentice Cafe. Industry-experienced teachers will support your learning and give you the skills to step into a restaurant or bar environment. You will have the opportunity to be involved in major events, functions, celebrity chef dinners and much more. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Hospitality Department has strong links with industry associations, so you can graduate with a foot in the door of an exciting industry.

A qualification you can use anywhere

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Hospitality will equip you with a skillset you can take anywhere. You’ll graduate with skills in customer service, bar operations, cocktail and barista work, advanced beer and wine knowledge, food and drink matching, advanced table service and leadership and supervision. You’ll be ready to work in operational and supervisory positions, such as food and beverage attendant, restaurant supervisor, bar supervisor or cocktail bar attendant.

CAREER PATHWAYS

Where will this take me

You will be qualified to work as food attendant, bar service attendant, food and beverage supervisor, maître de

  • Food and Beverage Attendant
  • Bar Supervisor
  • Cocktail Bar Attendant
  • Restaurant Supervisor

Pathways

Completion of the Certificate IV in Hospitality allows direct access and pathways to the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

How you learn

  • Classroom

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used, including practical assessment, role plays, assignments, class work and theory tests

Click here for more details on this course.

Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
15,500 Per Year
Read moreTuition fees per semester: 7,750
06 Feb 2023 1 year
Full time
Prahran Campus
144 High Street
Melbourne Victoria 3181
Australia
15,500 Per Year
Read moreTuition fees per semester: 7,750
06 Feb 2023 1 year
Full time
Melbourne Polytechnic
Preston Campus
77 St Georges Road
Melbourne Victoria 3072
Australia

Entry criteria

Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0. General IELTS: 6.0 overall individual bands: min 5.5, TOEFL iBT: 49 overall Writing: 18; Speaking: 16; Reading: 8; Listening: 7, Pearson Global Scale of English: – PTE Academic: 42 overall communicative skills: 36, Cambridge English Scale (- Cambridge: First (FCE), - Cambridge: Advanced (CAE), - Cambridge: Proficiency (CPE)): 162 overall individual bands: 154, Melbourne Polytechnic: ELICOS: 2+ ISLPR overall individual bands: min ISLPR 2.

Address

Melbourne Polytechnic
Preston Campus
77 St Georges Road
Melbourne Victoria 3072
Australia
Back to the top of this page