Tourism and Hospitality

SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality

SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It reflects the role of skilled operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with sound knowledge of industry operations. It provides a pathway to work as a team leader or supervisor in hospitality organisations such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

This qualification is for individuals who have successfully completed a SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality, SIT30116 – Certificate III in Tourism or SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and who are now aiming to progress to a supervisory position within the hospitality/tourism industry.

This course focuses on a range of middle management skills that apply to a broad range of hospitality/tourism industry operational areas including food and beverage, accommodation services, commercial cookery, retail travel and events.

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Food and Beverage Supervisor
  • Front Office Supervisor
  • Concierge
  • Butler
  • Gaming Supervisor

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

Location, dates and times

Hobart, Drysdale Campus

  • Next Intake:  2020
  • Duration:  5 days per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm
  • Call 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Devonport Campus – Drysdale

  • Next Intake:  2020  – Flexible Delivery workshops
  • Call 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Learning Options

This course may be delivered on campus and utilising work placement opportunities.

Assessment Process

Assessments will be both theory and practical application of skills.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

What do I need to bring?

Teachers will give additional advice on selection of clothing and equipment at the Information Session/Interview or upon enrolment.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Are there any ‘other’ costs?

Uniform:  $60  (embroidered shell vest)
Resources:  $136
Excursion:  $70
Total Cost:  $266

Essential Requirements

Successful completion of a SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality, SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism or SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and attendance at a pre-selection interview.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

The following skills and attributes will be useful to students studying this course:

  •  A strong work ethic
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, the Tasmanian tourism and hospitality industry.
  • Current employment in the industry (preferred).


To help determine if this is the right course for you, attendance is required at an informal interview.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


SIT40416 Certificate IV in Hospitality.

Qualification Requirements

To successfully complete this qualification you need to complete 21 units, comprising of:

  • 9 core
  • 12 elective

Electives may vary between regions.


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