Certificate IV in Hospitality

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Hospitality & Tourism
Course Location
Morwell; Leongatha
Course Duration
Full Time: 1 year
Part Time: 18 months (Traineeship)
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day); Part Time (Night); Traineeship
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014

Ongoing enrolments

9.00am - 4.00pm
*This course requires some night classes

Sionainn Hayes
Phone: (03) 5120 4542
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: sionainnh@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Alison Lawless
Phone: (03) 5120 4505
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: alisonla@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

Build an interesting and varied career in Hospitality with this qualification from Federation Training.

Designed to develop your ability as a Supervisor or Team Leader, you'll learn both generic and specialised skills readily applicable to the workforce. The course offers the flexibility to choose a training stream that suits your interest.

Training takes place both in the classroom and in our Training Restaurants so you get to perfect your skills in an authentic workplace environment.  You will enhance your employability, become more confident with your skills and improve your existing Hospitality experience.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Hospitality.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Food and Beverage/Bar or Gaming Supervisor or Team Leader
  • Front Office Supervisor or Team Leader
  • Concierge

Entry Requirements

  • Advisable to be at 18 years of age.
  • All applicants will be required to undertake an interview prior to course acceptance.
  • Must have motivation to undertake and complete the course. Should have a desire to reach the supervisory level wtihin the hospitality industry. It is recommended that individuals undertake lower level qualifications, and/or gain industry experience prior to entering the qualification but it is not essential

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment is competency based.  A range of assessment methods will be used, including written assignments, practical tasks, group discussion, group tasks and written/practical assessments.

Workplace assessment is available for Traineeship pathway.

Opportunities For Further Study

Further training pathways from this qualification include any of the specialist qualifications in the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality training package at Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels. An example of this is:

  • Diploma of Hospitality
  • Diploma of Travel and Tourism
  • Diploma of Events
  • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism
  • Advanced Diploma of Events

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


Course Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Units

Manage diversity in the workplace
Work effectively in hospitality service
Enhance the customer service experience
Manage conflict
Manage finances within a budget
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Coach others in job skills
Lead and manage people
Monitor work operations
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Elective Units
* A selection of 11 elective units are to be undertaken.  Please contact us for further information