HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY TASTER ELECTIVE 

The Hospitality Elective is a Block Credit of 90 Nominal Hours for VCE VET ElectiveVocational Major (VM) and Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC)


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Hospitality Industry Taster Elective - VCE 2023

Short Courses Australia's Hospitality Taster Industry Taster Elective is an introduction to the hospitality industry and provides students with a set of skills and compliance certificates necessary for entry level employment within a Restaurant, Café, or Bar.

Download our VETDSS Course Guide for 2023.

Students earn their RSA, First Aid and Food Safety certificates and develop espresso coffee making skills, non-alcoholic beverage skills for use within a simulated café service environment to gain a practical general hospitality skill set in customer service.

 

Block Credit - 90 Nominal Hours

The Hospitality Industry Taster Elective equals one Block Credit of 90 Nominal Hours:

VCE VET Elective 

  • For VCE Students it provides a Credit at Unit 1 & 2.

Vocational Major (VM)

  • For VCE VM students it provides 90 of 180 nominal hours required of VET at Certificate II level.

Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC)

  • For VPC students it meets the requirement of the new certificate.
VCE Hospitality Elective Program
Units selected from SIT20322 Certificate II in Hospitality
Units of Competence Nominal Hours
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices 12
SITXCOM006 Source and present information 10
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety (FSH) 15
SITHFAB021 Provide Responsible Service of alcohol (RSA) 10
SITXCCS014 Provide service to customers (Cafe Service Cycle) 25
HLTAID011 Provide first aid 18
JOB CAMP Module Job Search, SWL & VET Pathways 0
Graduation Ceremony 0
Total Nominal Hours 90

 

Duration

The Hospitality Industry Taster Elective is delivered across 1 Semester, or 2 Terms.

Students attending Campus attend weekly 4 Hour Practical Classes, over 2 Terms, and are also required to complete self-paced projects, online learning and participate in formative assessment activities.

 

VET Material Fees

In 2023, a two-band VET materials funding model applies (High-cost materials funding band and Low-cost materials funding band). The level of funding received is based on VET enrolments, and payments will be received as quarterly cash  grants through the Student Resource Package.

Each VET enrolment will be allocated $250 for certificates that sit within the low-cost materials funding band and $450 for those that sit within the high-cost materials funding band.

Follow this link for a breackdown of Short Courses Australia VET Material Fees that meet eleigibility for the funding. 

 

Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)

The Victorian Curriculum & Assessment Authority (VCAA) recommends work placement and to liaise with your Local Learning Employment Network (LLEN).

Short Courses Australia includes our JOB CAMP learning module for secondary students that covers resume writing, job search and the interview process.

 

Block Credit Recognition In The VCE

VCE Student, VCE Vocational Major (VM) and Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) students receive a Credit towards their VCE, VCE VM or VPC for each 90 hour elective block of VET completed. For more information visit https://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/getvet

 

Course Delivery Location

The Hospitality Industry Taster Elective is delivered at our training campus located 350 Collins Street, Melbourne. 

To Host a Hospitality Industry Taster Elective at your school contact Short Courses Australia, VETDSS Team on 1300 747 430 email: vetdss@shortcoursesau.edu.au

 

Employment Pathways

On completion of the Hospitality Industry Taster Elective a student will be able to apply for entry level employment within a café, bar, or restaurant

 

Study Pathways

A student can use their learning to continue their vocational education and training through enrolment in the Certificate II in Hospitality, Certificate III in Hospitality, SBAT, Traineeship or Apprenticeship.

 

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Students can be enrolled online below into the Hospitality Industry Taster Elective.  

For information as to how a Secondary School can Host a Hospitality Taster Elective for their VCE, VM and VPC Students at their School, Click Here



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Customer Reviews

  • Block Credit FOR Hospitality | review from harry djayadisoe

    01 February 2023

    -  harry djayadisoe

  •  | review from John R

    01 February 2023

      "Awesome experience! Rachel the instructor had great energy and teaching ability!"

    -  John R

  •  | review from Caine Bernard

    01 February 2023

    -  Caine Bernard

  • Block Credit FOR Hospitality | review from YITE HSU

    31 January 2023

      "(Translated by Google) Kind and careful teaching Great experiential course, I learned a lot of helpful content here (Original) ??????? ??????????????????????"

    -  YITE HSU

  •  | review from Aiko Arendain

    30 January 2023

      "Covered thoroughly through the content, both self-evident and experience based. From an improvement standpoint, the delivery of content could definitely be improved in terms of engaging students."

    -  Aiko Arendain

  •  | review from Chezka Clemente

    30 January 2023

      "Helpful and engaging trainers. Definitely recommend!"

    -  Chezka Clemente

  • Block Credit FOR Hospitality | review from Francisca Cabrera Duery

    30 January 2023

      "A great place !"

    -  Francisca Cabrera Duery

  •  | review from Shimpei

    30 January 2023

      "so good"

    -  Shimpei

  •  | review from Freddie The Crab

    25 January 2023

      "RSA guide provided, face to face class was excellent, SCA were very responsive and helpful with class booking, etc."

    -  Freddie The Crab

  • Block Credit FOR Hospitality | review from Analiz D

    25 January 2023

      "Rachel was fantastic and accommodating, with lots of experience to facilitate the course!"

    -  Analiz D

Useful Links

  VCAA Block Credit Recognition

  VCAA VCE VET Program Chart

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