Courses

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

SIT60316

Unleash your leadership potential in the Hospitality industry by developing strong practical skills. If you would like to become a skilled senior hospitality manager then enrol in our Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

Work in a senior management position

Extend and advance a broad range of hospitality skills. You’ll learn to coordinate hospitality operations and make independent strategic business management decisions. Our program includes senior management concepts such as financial management, marketing, business planning and human resource management.

Combine management skills with the hospitality industry

The Advanced Diploma provides you with exceptional skills. You will master how to create cocktails, develop a business plan, comply with hospitality laws and regulations and how to roster staff and manage diversity.

  • Operational bar systems – including responsible service of alcohol (RSA)
  • Food and beverage service
  • Cellar systems
  • Hospitality industry knowledge
  • Enhancing quality customer service and managing conflict
  • Organising in-house functions
  • Complying with hospitality laws and regulations

Industry connections and resources

Our teachers are industry-experienced and you will have the opportunity to network. We have fully operational commercial restaurants and an equipped training bar and our learning programs use the latest technologies and methodologies.

Employment outcomes

This course is designed to help you achieve your leadership goals. Potential career areas for senior hospitality professionals, include:

  • Restaurant owner/manager
  • Venue manager
  • Club manager
  • Hotel management (front office manager, rooms division manager, food and beverage manager, human resources manager, executive housekeeper, purchasing manager)

Assessment

Assessment consists of role-playing, assignments, class work and theory tests.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Local Students

Code

SIT60316

VTAC Code

Preston 6900669574

Campuses

Preston

Department

Hospitality Conference Centre Restaurant and Café
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 2 years
or additional 1 year after successful completion of the Certificate IV in Hospitality.
Note: There are exit points at each semester of delivery:

  • Semester 1 - Certificate III in Hospitality
  • Semester 2 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • Semester 3 - Diploma of Hospitality Management
International duration is 6 months.

Part-time: available
All Hospitality training is conducted between Monday to Saturday from 8.30am to 9.30pm. The nature of the industry requires students to participate in service periods that are reflective of the job outcomes and will include lunch and dinner service periods within our student led cafes and restaurants.

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$10000
Ineligible:$17000
Materials:$100

Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used, including practical assessment, role plays, assignments, class work and theory tests

Entrance Requirements

There are no formal entrance requirements for this course. We look forward to welcoming you to the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Pathways to further study

Melbourne Polytechnic provides seamless pathways towards higher qualifications. Once you have successfully completed the Advanced Diploma you may be given exemptions for some subjects within university degree programs including credit of 12 subjects/1.5 years into our HETHTHM Bachelor of Hospitality Management. Ask us about pathways into this degree.

Career Pathways

You may gain employment at the operational and supervisory level and also further management career opportunities in the general hospitality industry including hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs and other hospitality establishments. Options would include:
  • restaurant owner/manager
  • venue manager
  • club manager
  • hotel management (front office manager, rooms division manager, food and beverage manager, human resources manager, executive housekeeper, purchasing manager etc)

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

International Students

Code

SIT60316

CRICOS Code

095137G

Campuses

Preston

Duration

Full-time: 2 years
or additional 1 year after successful completion of the Certificate IV in Hospitality.
Note: There are exit points at each semester of delivery:

  • Semester 1 - Certificate III in Hospitality
  • Semester 2 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • Semester 3 - Diploma of Hospitality Management
International duration is 6 months.

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $7100
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Entrance Requirements

Academic: Australian Year 11 equivalency
English: Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0, Pearson PTE Academic 42 overall with no individual communicative skill below 36, or Melbourne Polytechnic recognised equivalency.

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used, including practical assessment, role plays, assignments, class work and theory tests

Pathways to further study

Melbourne Polytechnic provides seamless pathways towards higher qualifications. Once you have successfully completed the Advanced Diploma you may be given exemptions for some subjects within university degree programs including credit of 12 subjects/1.5 years into our HETHTHM Bachelor of Hospitality Management. Ask us about pathways into this degree.

Career Pathways

You may gain employment at the operational and supervisory level and also further management career opportunities in the general hospitality industry including hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs and other hospitality establishments. Options would include:
  • restaurant owner/manager
  • venue manager
  • club manager
  • hotel management (front office manager, rooms division manager, food and beverage manager, human resources manager, executive housekeeper, purchasing manager etc)

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July
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Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
BSBADM502 MANAGE MEETINGS 30
BSBDIV501 MANAGE DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE 60
BSBFIM601 MANAGE FINANCES 80
BSBMGT517 MANAGE OPERATIONAL PLAN 70
BSBMGT617 DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A BUSINESS PLAN 60
BSBWOR203 WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS 15
SITEEVT005 PLAN IN-HOUSE EVENTS OR FUNCTIONS 40
SITHFAB002 PROVIDE RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL 10
SITHFAB003 OPERATE A BAR 35
SITHFAB007 SERVE FOOD AND BEVERAGE 80
SITHFAB008 OPERATE AND MONITOR CELLAR SYSTEMS 40
SITHFAB014 PROVIDE TABLE SERVICE OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE 110
SITHFAB016 PROVIDE ADVICE ON FOOD 40
SITHFAB017 PROVIDE ADVICE ON FOOD AND BEVERAGE MATCHING 50
SITHIND002 SOURCE AND USE INFORMATION ON THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY 25
SITHIND004 WORK EFFECTIVELY IN HOSPITALITY SERVICE 1
SITXCCS006 PROVIDE SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS 25
SITXCCS007 ENHANCE CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCES 40
SITXCCS008 DEVELOP AND MANAGE QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE PRACTICES 30
SITXCOM002 SHOW SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SENSITIVITY 20
SITXCOM005 MANAGE CONFLICT 20
SITXFIN003 MANAGE FINANCES WITHIN A BUDGET 30
SITXFIN004 PREPARE AND MONITOR BUDGETS 30
SITXFIN005 MANAGE PHYSICAL ASSETS 40
SITXFSA001 USE HYGIENIC PRACTICES FOR FOOD SAFETY 15
SITXGLC001 RESEARCH AND COMPLY WITH REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS 80
SITXHRM001 COACH OTHERS IN JOB SKILLS 20
SITXHRM002 ROSTER STAFF 30
SITXHRM003 LEAD AND MANAGE PEOPLE 60
SITXHRM004 RECRUIT, SELECT AND INDUCT STAFF 60
SITXHRM006 MONITOR STAFF PERFORMANCE 50
SITXMGT001 MONITOR WORK OPERATIONS 20
SITXMGT002 ESTABLISH AND CONDUCT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS 60
SITXMPR007 DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT MARKETING STRATEGIES 80
SITXWHS001 PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES 12
SITXWHS003 IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICES 30
SITXWHS004 ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY SYSTEM 30

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