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Certificate II in Hospitality

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  • Objectives
    The Gordon’s hospitality courses will equip you with comprehensive skills and knowledge to pursue a career in various roles in the hospitality industry. Certificate II in Hospitality (Operations) provides students with the basic operational knowledge and practical skills to perform a range of food and beverage service activities in a supervised workplace. The course focuses on basic skills such as food and beverage service, working behind a bar and making espresso coffee. Certificate II in Hospitality (Operations) graduates will have the skills and knowledge to commence a career in food and beverage service in cafes, bistros, hotels, clubs and function houses.
  • Entry requirements
    There are no specific entry requirements for the Certificate II in Hospitality (Operations). You should be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts equivalent to Year 10*. You are also required to attend an information session and your skills may be evaluated at this time. * If you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level required you may be accepted to study the Certificate II in Hospitality (Operations), but you may be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate II in Hospitality
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate II in Hospitality . The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
     
    Title     Approx. Hours

    Work with colleagues and customers     20
    Work in a socially diverse environment     20
    Follow, health, safety and security procedures     5
    Follow workplace hygiene procedures     15
    Develop and update hospitality industry knowledge     25
    Clean and tidy bar areas     10
    Operate a bar     30
    Provide a link between kitchen and service areas     10
    Provide food and beverage service     110
    Provide responsible service of alcohol     10
    Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages     15
    Prepare and serve Espresso coffee     30
    Plan skills development     20
    Develop and update local knowledge     10
    Process financial transactions     25
    Communicate on the telephone     10
    Receive and store stock     10
     
    Duration
    The Certificate II in Hospitality (Operations) is a full-time course delivered over 10 weeks. Students can expect approximately 30 hours of class attendance each week. Student intakes are generally each term, February, May and August.

    Selection Criteria
    Certificate II in Hospitality (Operations) applicants are admitted in date order of receipt of applications.

    Pathways
    Links and options exist between various levels of study. Accredited pathways exist enabling students to move between courses within the Gordon and to other higher education institutions.

    Certificate II in Hospitality

        * Bar attendant
        * Waiter or food and beverage attendant
        * Cafe attendant

            
    Certificate IV in Hospitality (Supervision)
            
    Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
     
    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. F

    Gordon Institute Support Services
    The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.
     

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