Take the first steps into hospitality during your final year of school – with the Certificate II in Hospitality. This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to work in multiple food and beverage settings within the hospitality industry.
Career opportunities, include:
- bar attendant
- café attendant
- catering assistant
- food and beverage attendant
- front office assistant
- room attendant.
Pathways to further study:
- SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
- SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie
- SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery,
- SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie
- SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality
- SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality
- SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
- SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
- Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Studying the Certificate II in Hospitality at Holmesglen
The course is taught through a blend of online, classroom and practical training at Holmesglen's student training restaurants Zest, located at the Glen Waverley campus. and Cilantro at Holmesglen’s Moorabbin campus.
During this course, you’ll learn key hospitality skills such as customer service, coffee making, food and beverage service, basic kitchen skills and methods of cookery. We also teach you food safety procedures and safe work practices.
In your second year, you can specialise in Hospitality or Kitchen Operations, depending on which pathway you prefer.
On completion of your secondary school study, you can fast track to a career as an apprentice chef, barista, food and beverage attendant all the way to Hospitality Manager through the multiple pathway options Holmesglen has to offer.
Moorabbin Tuesdays and Wednesdays - Theory classes 2.30pm - 830pm, Practical 4pm - 10pm
Glen Waverley - Tuesdays and Wednesdays - Theory classes 3.30pm – 8.30pm, Practical 4pm - 10pm
At the end of the first year, students will be advised of their study options for the following year (kitchen operations or hospitality streams) along with relevant details pertaining to classes.
The list below identifies the units involved in the first year of the course.
||Use hygienic practices for food safety
||Participate in safe work practices
||Provide responsible service of alcohol
||Use hospitality skills effectively
||Interact with customers
||Source and use information on the hospitality industry
||Use food preparation equipment
||Prepare and present simple dishes
||Clean kitchen premises and equipment
||Maintain the quality of perishable items
||Work effectively with others
||Show social and cultural sensitivity
||Prepare and serve espresso coffee
||Provide advice on food
||Serve food and beverage
||Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
||Process financial transactions
| Code || Name |
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITHFAB002||Provide responsible service of alcohol|
|SITHIND003||Use hospitality skills effectively|
|SITXCCS003||Interact with customers|
|SITHIND002||Source and use information on the hospitality industry|
|SITHCCC001||Use food preparation equipment|
|SITHCCC002||Prepare and present simple dishes|
|SITHKOP001||Clean kitchen premises and equipment|
|SITXINV002||Maintain the quality of perishable items|
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|SITHFAB005||Prepare and serve espresso coffee|
|SITHFAB016||Provide advice on food|
|SITHFAB007||Serve food and beverage|
|SITHFAB004||Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages|
|SITXFIN001||Process financial transactions|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Applicants must be attending a Victorian secondary school and be part of the VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program. The student’s school nominates the students for the program.
Applicants need to demonstrate reading, writing and numeracy skills.
Qualification and recognition
This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students course and is a part of your VCE or VCAL. First year provides a VCE unit 1 and 2, or two VCAL units. Second year provides a VCE unit 3 and 4, or a VCAL unit.
VCE scored assessment is also available for second year students if you choose to sit for the VCE external exam. It will contribute to your ATAR.
After successful completion of your first year, you will be awarded a SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality.
How to apply
If you have further questions, contact VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETis) Coordination Centre.
T: 03 9209 5109
For VET Delivered to Secondary Students Contact your school to discuss fees.