Study for a qualification in cooking, hospitality, or tourism and events at Victoria University Polytechnic, and prepare to join one of the world’s largest and most dynamic industries.
You will learn from expert teachers with the latest professional knowledge, and put theory into practice in our modern facilities, on campus.
Why choose VU Polytechnic?
Connected with industry
High-profile industry partners include Bocuse d'Or Australia, Delaware North, Sebastian Restaurant & Bar, Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, Contiki, and Riverland Group.
Footscray Nicholson Campus has commercial kitchens, a training bar and an award-winning 150-seat restaurant, VenU, where you can get hands-on experience.
School for the Visitor Economy
Our cross-university School for the Visitor Economy delivers industry-based programs across all qualification levels, from certificates to PhDs.
VU Polytechnic is open for on-campus activity. Our priority is always the safety, health and wellbeing of our students, staff and community.
Join an information session
VU Polytechnic is running a series of information sessions that cover course structure, industry connections, placement opportunities, and pathways to further study.
Hospitality, tourism and events information sessions and tour of facilities.
Browse hospitality, tourism & events courses
Next intake date is shown on course pages.
- Certificate II in Hospitality SIT20322
- Certificate III in Hospitality SIT30616
- Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT50416
- Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316
- Associate Degree in Hospitality and Hotel Management VAHH
- Responsible Service of Alcohol SITSS00071
- Visitor Economy Work Ready Program
Tourism & events
Practise in our industry-standard facilities
Get a taste of our culinary course
VU Polytechnic stories
Chef-standard charity dinner
Students cook for frontline workers
Real career training
– Pasan Nawarthna, Certificate III in Commercial Cookery SIT30816 Pasan's story
See where studying event management can take you