Certificate IV in Hospitality

Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee
Course Code SIT40416
Course Title Certificate IV in Hospitality
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Duration Traineeship: 2 years
Non-Traineeship: 1 year

Course Overview

SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality 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.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a supervisor in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, food and beverage, and gaming.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written assessments
  • Practical assessments

Units of Competency

Core Units

BSBDIV501 – Manage diversity in the workplace
SITHIND004 – Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCCS007 – Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCOM005 – Manage conflict
SITXFIN003 – Manage finances within a budget
SITXHRM001 – Coach others in job skills
SITXHRM003 – Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001 – Monitor work operations
SITXWHS003 – Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective Units

SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety
BSBITU306 –  Design and produce business documents
SITEEVT005 – Plan in-house events or functions
BSBFIA401 – Prepare financial reports
SITXFIN002 – Interpret financial information
SITHFAB002 – Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB012 – Provide advice on Australian wines*
SITHFAB014 – Provide table service of food and beverage*^
SITHFAB016 – Provide advice on food
SITHFAB017 – Provide advice on food and beverage matching*
SITXFSA002 – Participate in safe food handling practices
SITHIND002 – Source and use information on the hospitality industry

* Prerequisite for each unit is SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
^ Prerequisite for each unit is SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
• Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Learning (ACSF Level 3), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 3), oral communication (ACSF Level 4) and numeracy (ACSF Level 3) are desirable to participate in the course.



The SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality provides a pathway to further study at TMG College Australia. Credits from this course may be used towards enrolment in the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Your Career

This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

  • Bar supervisor or team leader
  • Concierge
  • Duty manager
  • Food and beverage supervisor or team leader
  • Front office supervisor or team leader
  • Housekeeping supervisor or team leader
  • Gaming supervisor or team leader
  • Shift manager


Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
Traineeship  $420.00  $84.00  $7,560.00
Non-Traineeship  $420.00  $84.00  $5,460.00


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* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment