Jack Coulloupas : 0414 976 283

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This qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who use a broad range of hospitality service, sales or operational skills combined with supervisory skills and sound knowledge of industry operations to plan, monitor and evaluate the work of team members. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. The combination of formal learning and actual working application experience will provide the appropriate learning outcomes.


This qualification provides a pathway to work as a supervisor in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafés, function/event centres and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for acquiring targeted skills in food and beverage, function/event areas.

Possible job titles include:

Bar supervisor or team leader.
Duty / shift manager.
Food and beverage supervisor.
Function/Event Co-ordinator.

PATHWAYS INFORMATIOM: This course would be suitable for individuals who are currently working in the hospitality industry seeking to further their career and develop a wider understanding of the industry or an individual with a mature nature. The training is conducted on the job, combing formal learning with actual working application experience.

Individuals considering this course would need to be of legal working age and have completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent and /or a mature age person, that being a person over the age of 18 years and has been away from formal education for at least one year.

The course is a nationally accredited learning program which would require from the individual enthusiasm and motivation to pursue completion of the course.

The course might also be considered by individuals seeking a career change.

The course is structured for onthejob learning.

PATHWAYS INTO QUALIFICATION: Individuals may enter SIT40422 Certificate IV in Hospitality with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower-level qualification.


LICENSING / REGULATORY INFORMATIONNo licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

QUALIFICATION & RECOGNITION: The Certificate IV in Hospitality is granted on the successful completion of  21 units – 9 core units and 12 elective units and is recognised throughout Australia.

REGOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) & CREDIT TRANSFER: Students may be able to shorten the length of their course by applying for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) based on your skills acquired through work or life experiences, or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. An assessment process of RPL applications does apply.

AQF Qualifications and Statement of Attainment, issued by any other Registered Training Organisation, will be recognised by the institute.

Who Can Apply?

 Looking for a career that interacts with people.
Those looking to develop skills & knowledge that can be used across the world.

Students who have successfully completed VCE, or its equivalent
Individuals defined as mature age (mature age is being at least 18 years of age and away from formal education for at least 1 year)
Individuals interested in developing their skills within the hospitality industry.
Individuals wanting a career change. 

Selection Criteria.

A knowledge of, and/or interest in, hospitality
Current or previous involvement in the hospitality industry
Enthusiasm to actively participate within group activities
Motivation to undertake and complete the course

All resources and materials are provided online.

The course materials have been professionally developed for online participation and are designed so that information is provided in parcels for internet viewing and interaction.

At all times throughout the course/s, support is available from our industry experienced Trainers via email and / or mobile and face to face site visits.

If alternative support is required, it can be discussed and organised.

You will require a USI – Unique Student identifier, this is required as the units above are all nationally accredited courses/units. Commonwealth government requires the use of a USI to issue nationally accredited qualifications. 

– A reasonably sound and efficient internet.
– Computer, Laptop or iPAD/Tablet (iPADs & Tablets have their limitations)
A mobile phone is inadequate.

Course Enquires & Enrolments: Phone: 03 9778 9555 | Mobile: 0414 976 283


Course Support

iVET recognises that each learner will have individual learning requirements.  In cooperation with the learner iVET will endeavour to meet these to achieve a successful outcome of the learner’s chosen course.  In striving to achieve a successful outcome for the learner, iVET will examine alternative strategies.  Where the need arises alternative strategies may include, but not limited to:

Further reading
External Help – e.g., Counselling
Alternative Assessment Arrangements
Alternative Delivery Arrangement
Course Length

Course length may vary due to the nature of the flexible delivery that may be adopted on an individual basis


Assessment of competencies involves written responses, presentations, observation checklists and supplementary forms of evidence using our online resources and on-the-job observation.

Opportunities for Further Study or Pathways

Graduates of the Certificate IV in Hospitality will be well equipped to pursue further studies in fields associated with the industry, at Diploma and/or Advance Diploma of Hospitality.  Students may be eligible for some credits for studies already undertaken.  However, students should consult the Institute prior to application.

Commencement Date(s)

Please contact the Institute of Vocational Education and Training for commencement dates.


Please contact the Institute for the current price schedule and possible payment plans


We are based in the Eastern Suburbs, however as delivery is workplace based, while you are working you are learning, supplemented with our online learning resources and scheduled trainer visits, where you are, is not an issue for you.

No classes to attend.


Course Enquires & Enrolments:
Phone: 03 9778 9555 | Mobile: 0414 976 283



Qualification Title: Certificate IV in Hospitality.
Qualification Code: SIT40416.
Description: A team leader or supervisor in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.
Occupation/Work Function:  A Shift /Duty Manager, F&B Supervisor of a Hotel,
Restaurant, Function/Event Centre, Bar Manager.
Units of Competency: 21 units – 9 core &12 Elective.

 Asterisk (*) & curser (^) (as below) indicates a prerequisite is required for the unit and will be one or both of the units below.

* Prerequisite for each unit is SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety.
^ Prerequisite for each unit is SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol.



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Please contact us to discuss your training needs.

Jack Coulloupas : 0414 976 283

Office : 03 9778 9555


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