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SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality

RGIT Australia's Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40416) provides the pathway to work as a supervisor in hospitality sector. Graduates of this course may find employment in venues 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.


Certificate IV in Hospitality

National Code SIT40416
CRICOS code 096083J
Duration  72 Weeks (Incl. Holidays)
Holiday 10 Weeks
Delivery Mode Face-to-Face
Intake Dates Feb, Apr, Jul, Oct
Work-Based Training (WBT)

200 hours consisting minimum of 36 complete service periods/shifts



The training must be completed in a real industry fully-operational hospitality environment with realistic ratios of staff to customers

Tuition Fees AU $18,000
Material Fees AU $0
Campus Melbourne and Hobart





This certificate builds on the Certificate III skills and knowledge to move into areas of skilled operations, team leading or supervision in various hospitality settings such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, cafes, coffees shops and catering operations.

This course is designed to provide employment in areas such as kitchen supervisor, front desk or reception supervision, food and beverage supervisor, supervision of catering operations and hospitality business operations.


Students will need to complete 9 core units and 12 elective units of competency to attain the qualification.


Core Units

  • SITXHRM001 - Coach others in Job Skills
  • SITHIND004 - Work effectively in hospitality service
  • BSBDIV501- Manage diversity in the workplace
  • SITXCCS007 - Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXCOM005 - Manage Conflict
  • SITXFIN003 - Manage Finances within a budget
  • SITXHRM003 - Lead and Manage People
  • SITXMGT001 - Monitor Work Operations
  • SITXWHS003 - Implement and monitor work health and safety practices


Elective Units*

  • ƒSITXFSA001 - Use Hygenic Practices for food safety
  • SITHFAB002 - Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • BSBWOR203 - Work effectively with others
  • SITHFAB001 - Clean and tidy bar areas
  • SITHFAB003 - Operate a bar
  • SITHFAB004 - Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
  • SITHFAB005 - Prepare and Serve Espresso coffee
  • SITHFAB016 - Provide advice on food
  • SITHIND002 - Source and use information on the hospitality industry
  • SITXCCS006 - Provide Services to customers
  • SITXFIN002 - Interpret financial information
  • SITXWHS001- Participate in safe work practices

*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change

Skills First & Full Fee students + International (NO VFH)

Age Requirements

All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at RGIT Australia.


English Language Requirements

International students, applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

i) Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course, or IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with a General English (ELICOS) course (up to 30 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course plus successful completion of RGIT Australia’s Language and Numeracy Test on completion of General English (ELICOS) program.

Results older than two years are not acceptable.


ii) Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States


iii) Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.


iv) Applicants originating from students visa assessment levels 1 and 2 (countries) without the required IELTS score must undertake an English Placement Test conducted at RGIT Australia’s campus as part of the enrolment process.

If there are concerns about the applicants’ English language proficiency, they will be required to undertake a suitable General English (ELICOS) or EAL program. For further information on student visa assessment levels visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

Please note: RGIT Australia will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English language tests:

- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT

- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) PBT

- Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic

- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Academic Requirements

International students applying either off-shore or on-shore must meet a minimum academic requirement to get admission to RGIT Australia courses. The table below summarises the academic entry requirements. Refer to information on individual courses for course-specific requirements.

Level of Study  Academic Requirements
Certificate II & III   Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher
Certificate IV Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or Certificate III or higher
Diploma Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher
Advanced Diploma  Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Diploma or higher


Early Childhood Education and Care/Community Services

Requirements prior to the start of Work-Based Training (WBT) components for Early Childhood Education and Care and Community Services include:

1. A satisfactory and valid National Police clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate

2. A satisfactory and valid Working with Children Check


Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Requirements prior enrolment in ICT60115 Advanced Diploma of Information Technology, students must have satisfactorily completed Diploma of Information Technology or equivalent qualifications. Students are expected to possess advanced IT skills in IT networking, software development, communications or computing.


Qualification Recognition

Qualifications offered by RGIT Australia are based on the principles, guidelines and standards set by Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and VET Quality Framework (VQF) and are nationally recognised.

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