Cert IV Hosp & Cert IV Leadership & Management

Course Brochure

Overview Dual Qualification - SIT40416  Certificate IV Hospitality & BSB42015 Certificate IV Leadership & Management

This course combines two qualifications, this can increase both your short term hospitality employability and your future career pathways.  We cover all the core skills required to get work in hospitality, plus the skills and knowledge you need to be a shift manager or supervisor. The leadership and management skills are transferrable into any career you undertake in the future. The key topics we focus on are bar, cocktail making, speed pouring, beer pouring, coffee making, food and beverage service, beer spirits and wine knowledge, sales and presentation skills, how to open/close/manage a venue, coaching others, leadership and how to plan and execute a function. A large part of course involves you planning a real function that you will invite guests to at the end of your course. 

The course is delivered one day per week for 4 hours, over 16-17 weeks. On finishing the face-to-face classes you will need to complete a log book of 36 shifts in a hospitality workplace and an industry task book. 

On completion of this dual qualification you can be awarded 7 Certificates to add to your portfolio; RSA, RSF, Coffee, Cocktails, First Aid, Certificate IV Hospitality and your Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

This courses is eligible for government funding as part of the Skills First Program. To check your eligibility click here and for more information on fees and funding click here

If you need extra support we have 4 days scheduled for extra practical skills training. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. In addition you can book a one-on-one appointment anytime with a trainer. 

Duration & Delivery

This course is delivered over 16 face-to-face sessions plus additional self paced learning, classes are held one day every week for 4 hours. Students are required to complete 36 practical service periods in variety of different hospitality service setting in order to complete the SIT40416 Qualification.

These will be documented in a logbook and signed off by your supervisor in the workplace. Duration of the qualifications is generally 5-8 months, but you can have longer, or you can finish quicker if you get your shifts completd quickly. Students need access to a real hospitality workplace, computers, email and the internet to complete this qualification. 

Fees & Funding

 No fees charged if eligible for government funding, with funds made available by the Victorian Government. Follow this link for more details on government funding eligility and full fees listings for all courses. 



There will be a number of written theory assessments, projects, skills testing and observations that your assessor will use to determine your competency. Each week we will have a leader of the class and they will be assessed on their leadership and planning skills for that session. Throughout your course you also work together on a group project that involves planning and delivering a real function. You will need to complete a log bok of 36 service periods in a real workplace. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You can ask for your relevant existing skills, qualifications and experience to be assessed and taken into account when your level of competency is being assessed. There will be a cost associated, refer to statement of fees and charges.

Credit Transfer (CT)

If you have previously completed a unit the same as what is in your new course we can give you credit and you will not have to do that unit again. No cost associated, but you do need to complete a credit transfer application.  

Entry requirements and pathways

  • You must be able to dedicate time to the course work and attending face-to-face classes.
  • You must be over the age of 18 (not at high school),
  • Have access to a workplace - If you do not have access to a workplace you can complete your service periods every Tuesday and/or Saturday morning here at 62-64 Little Latrobe Street in our simulated restaurant/bar. 


 For full course information please download the course brochure. 


You do not have to enrol in both qualifications, we can complete individual qualifications with an individualised training plan, refer to the fees and charges for individual course prices and call the office for further course information.


Third parties may be used to refer students to this course. Registered third parties include: Hospitality Recruitment Group and Whitaker Management. Third parties cannot confirm enrolment or pre-training reviews or conduct any training assessment; this is completed by the RTO. If you would like to check their credentials or make a complaint please call the head office, 1300 555 748 or email info@serveitup.com.au.

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