SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality

Course OutlineSIT40313 Certificate IV in Hospitality

SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in skilled operations and team leading or supervision. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Course Duration

Nominal Hours: 665 – 830 Hours  (dependent on units chosen)

Full-time: 24 months

Part-time: 48 months (with approx 240 hours vocational placement)

SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality Course fees (without funding)

Course cost is $4,500 per student. A $500 confirmation deposit is required (on acceptance of enrolment). Careers Training Centre will accept advance payments of no more than $1000 from each individual student prior to the commencement of the course.

Delivery of the Course

SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality is delivered by on-the-job training, off-the-job training and by the ‘self paced’ method of learning which allows you greater flexibility in choosing the times you study and the time it takes you to complete the course.

To achieve a SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality, 21 units must be completed:

  • 9 core units
  • 12 elective units, consisting of:
  • 1 unit from Group A
  • 7 units from Group B
  • 4 units from Group B, elsewhere in SIT16 Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

In all cases selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification.

Core Units

BSBDIV501 – Manage diversity in the workplace

SITHIND004 – Work effectively in hospitality service

SITXCCS007 – Enhance the customer service experience

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

Group A – Elective Units: (choose minimum 1)

SITHIND001 – Use hygienic practices for hospitality service

SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety

Group B – Elective Units: (choose minimum 11)

SITHACS001 – Clean premises and equipment

SITXCCS002 – Provide visitor information

HLTAID003 – Provide first aid

SITHFAB001 – Clean and tidy bar areas SITXFSA101*

SITHFAB002 – Provide responsible service of alcohol

SITHFAB003 – Operate a bar    SITXFSA101* & SITHFAB201*

SITHFAB004 – Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages SITXFSA101*

SITHFAB005 – Prepare & serve espresso coffee SITXFSA101*

SITXFSA002 – Participate in safe food handling practices

SITXHRM002 – Roster staff

BSBINN301 – Promote innovation in a team environment

SIRXSLS002A – Advise on products and services

SITTTSL005 – Sell tourism products and services

SITTTSL006 – Prepare quotations

SITTTSL007 – Process reservations

SITXWHS002 – Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

SITHIND002 – Source and use information on the hospitality industry

*All pre-requisites for accredited units must be trained and assessed prior to the start of training for the required unit.  Students must gain competency in the pre-requisite unit prior to the start of training for the unit with the pre-requisite.

For more information on the units completed in this course, please visit the government training website:


Assessment in this course will be competency based, in that the student will be required to demonstrate competency in a range of tasks. The assessment coding which will apply is either C or NYC, where C is Competent and NYC is Not Yet Competent. Assessment procedures are transparent and address the key assessment principles of being valid, reliable, flexible, fair and cost effective. Assessment strategies encompass a range of techniques, which include, but are not limited to the use of:

  •  Direct observation of performance
  • Simulations of workplace activities
  •  Oral questioning
  • Work portfolios
  • Practical exercises
  • Projects/assignments

To find out more information about the course, please view the correct Training and Assessment (TAS) handbook below:

SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality TAS (if you are paying the full course amount)

SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality Higher Level Skills TAS (if you are eligible for Higher Level Skills funding)

Entry Requirements

Individuals may enter SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification. However, it is strongly recommended that individuals undertake lower level qualifications, and/or gain industry experience prior to entering the qualification.

Possible Funding 

Careers Training Centre offer funding to eligible individuals for SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality. To find out more about the funding programs, please click here.



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