Take your interest in customer service and travel further and discover a career in tourism, hospitality and event management. VU is a recognised leader in the field.

Gain the skills and knowledge to develop, operate, manage and market sustainable tourism products, businesses, destinations and impactful events with our nationally-recognised courses. Our industry-focused courses range from TAFE to degree and postgraduate studies, so you can start your study journey with a course that suits your current experience and education.  

The tourism, hospitality and event management industries are set to flourish with demand forecast in the next two years, following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bachelor of Business

Get ahead in the fast-paced world of business and make an impact on a local or international level, with a Bachelor of Business degree from Victoria University – enquire now.

Duration 3 years Campus City Campus, Footscray Park, VU Brisbane, VU Sydney Delivery mode Hybrid
Associate Degree in Hospitality and Hotel Management

Develop management and leadership capabilities and increase your prospects of getting a senior position in the industry.

Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode In person

Graduate Diploma in Business
Specialise in your area of interest, and take the next step in your professional career, with a Graduate Diploma in Business from Victoria University – enquire now.
Duration 1 year Campus City Campus, VU Sydney Delivery mode Hybrid
Graduate Certificate in Tourism and Destination Management
Build onto your qualifications and experience to gain insight into tourism and event policy development, form professional networks and develop the capability to become a future tourism industry leader.
Duration 0.5 years Campus City Campus Delivery mode Hybrid
Master of Tourism Hospitality and Events Management
Become a leader in the exciting world of tourism and event management, with a Master of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management from Victoria University.
Duration 2 years Campus City Campus Delivery mode Hybrid

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30816
Make your culinary dream a reality with a hands-on apprenticeship in Commercial Cookery.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Nicholson, Industry Delivery mode Face to Face, Online, Workplace
Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery SIT40516

Enhance your cookery skills and prepare for leadership or supervisory positions in kitchen environments with the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery SIT40516.

Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson, Industry Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face, Online, Workplace
Diploma of Event Management SIT50316

Develop fundamental planning, communication and organisational skills, and acquire a detailed understanding of the event management process.

Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Blended, Workplace
Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT50416
This hands-on course gives you the knowledge and training required to become a skilled manager in the hospitality industry.
Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Face to Face, Workplace
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316
Turn your passion for hospitality into a rewarding career and get qualified for senior management positions in the industry with the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316 from Victoria University.
Duration 1.5 years Campus Footscray Nicholson, Industry Delivery mode Face to Face, Workplace
Certificate II in Hospitality SIT20316

Begin training for a career in hospitality while you complete your secondary school studies, with the Certificate II in Hospitality SIT20316.

Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Face to Face
Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30616

Gain hands-on hospitality skills for employment in restaurants, cafes, hotels and bars, with the Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30616 at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson, Industry Delivery mode Face to Face, Workplace
Certificate II in Kitchen Operations SIT20416

Learn basic food preparation skills and prepare for a career in cookery with a Certificate II in Kitchen Operations SIT20416.

Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Face to Face
Certificate II in Tourism SIT20116

Learn the basic skills to work effectively in the booming tourism and travel industry at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Campus Footscray Nicholson
Certificate III in Tourism SIT30116

Take the first step towards a career in the fast-growing tourism industry with the Certificate III in Tourism SIT30116 at Victoria University Polytechnic.

Campus Footscray Nicholson, Industry
Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management SIT50116

In this course you will gain a solid understanding of industry operations and develop the managerial skills to coordinate tourism operations.

Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Blended, Workplace

Food Handling SITSS00050

Learn safe food handling knowledge and basic hygiene principles for the workplace.

Duration 1 day Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Face to Face with eLearning
Food Safety Supervision SITSS00051

Develop the skills and knowledge to manage food safety in the workplace with the Food Safety Supervision SITSS00051 course at Victoria University.

Duration 3 day Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Face to Face with eLearning
Responsible Service of Alcohol SITSS00055

Gain the skills and knowledge required for the service of alcohol under state legislation with the Responsible Service of Alcohol SITSS00055 course.

Duration 1 day Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Face to Face with eLearning

Studying tourism & hospitality at VU

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.

We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.

Careers

Many of our graduates gain employment in the following roles:

  • airline services coordinator
  • conference coordinator
  • event or exhibition coordinator
  • food and beverage manager
  • fundraising and sponsorship
  • hospitality manager
  • hotel or resort service manager
  • marketing and public relations
  • tourism operator
  • tourism or travel industry consultant.