Courses

Diploma of Hospitality Management

SIT50416

Unleash your leadership potential in hospitality by developing strong practical skills, hands-on experience and excellent leadership capability. Our Diploma of Hospitality Management equips you with all the skills to gain a management position within this exciting industry.

Short way to the top

Over 18 months, you’ll learn everything from making coffee to leading staff and budget management. You’ll also earn a Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate. You may start with a Certificate IV in your specialty area – hospitality, commercial cookery or patisserie – in the first 12 months and move straight into the diploma for a further six months. You’ll graduate job-ready for a manager’s role in a hotel, restaurant, resort, cafe, function centre or cruise ship.

Access to qualified industry professionals

We guide you through your Diploma of Hospitality Management alongside industry qualified professionals in modern, state-of-the-art facilities.

You will learn all the skills and knowledge required to succeed in a management role in Hospitality. We have fully operational restaurants, an equipped training bar and a simulated hotel reception facility. Our learning programs use the latest technologies and methodologies and we also offer on-the-job training for those currently working in the industry.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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.

Please Note

In 2018, this course will be offered at our Preston campus.

Local Students

Code

SIT50416

Campuses

Preston

Department

Hospitality Conference Centre Restaurant and Café
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 1.5 years

Class Schedule: *

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

*Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$8100
Ineligible:$12600
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

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Assessment Methods

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

Materials

Textbooks and workbooks are provided in tuition fees. Hospitality Stream: A food and beverage (waiter's) uniform will also need to be purchased at an approximate cost of $130. Cookery and Patisserie Stream: A chef’s uniform and tool kit will also need to be purchased at an approximate cost of $450.

Entrance Requirements

No specific entry requirements. For more information, applicants are encouraged to attend an information sessions

Pathways to further study

Melbourne Polytechnic provides seamless pathways towards higher qualifications. Successful completion of the Diploma of Hospitality Management will provide 8 subjects/1 year credit into Melbourne Polytechnic HETHTHM Bachelor of Hospitality Management.

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

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

International Students

Code

SIT50416

CRICOS Code

090989D

Campuses

Preston

Duration

Full-time: 1.5 years

Class Schedule: *

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

*Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $6750
  • Tuition fees per year: $13500
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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

Materials

A materials levy of $300 is payable upfront at the start of your program. Textbooks and workbooks are provided in tuition fees. Depending on your stream or Certificate IV program chosen you would need to purchase a uniform and equipment/tools.

Pathways to further study

Melbourne Polytechnic provides seamless pathways towards higher qualifications. Successful completion of the Diploma of Hospitality Management will provide 8 subjects/1 year credit into Melbourne Polytechnic HETHTHM Bachelor of Hospitality Management.

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

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
BSBMGT517 MANAGE OPERATIONAL PLAN 70
BSBWOR203 WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS 15
SITEEVT005 PLAN IN-HOUSE EVENTS OR FUNCTIONS 40
SITHFAB001 CLEAN AND TIDY BAR AREAS 15
SITHFAB002 PROVIDE RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL 10
SITHFAB003 OPERATE A BAR 35
SITHFAB004 PREPARE AND SERVE NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 20
SITHFAB005 PREPARE AND SERVE ESPRESSO COFFEE 30
SITHFAB007 SERVE FOOD AND BEVERAGE 80
SITHFAB008 OPERATE AND MONITOR CELLAR SYSTEMS 40
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
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
SITXMGT001 MONITOR WORK OPERATIONS 20
SITXMGT002 ESTABLISH AND CONDUCT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS 60
SITXWHS001 PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES 12
SITXWHS003 IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICES 30

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.