2 years full time / available part time
Hospitality business ownership in Australia is more popular than ever. Combined with a growing population and the rise of ‘foodie’ culture, business is booming for restaurants, cafes and bars. Employment is expected to grow significantly in the next 5 years, by 12.1% – that’s roughly 91,000 jobs. Whether you’re already working in hospitality or looking for a challenging role, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316 will provide you with the skills for leadership in this dynamic industry.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316 will equip you with the skills to manage a variety of hospitality enterprises. You will master cocktail creation, business plan development, compliance with hospitality laws and regulations, staff rostering and diversity management. Melbourne Polytechnic facilities include an award-winning fully- operational commercial restaurant, St Georges, and a fully-equipped training bar, using the latest technologies and methodologies. You will learn with industry-experienced teachers and will have the opportunity to network and grow your professional contacts as you get real-world experience before you even graduate.
This course is designed to build you into an industry leader and achieve your management goals. You’ll graduate ready to coordinate hospitality operations and make independent strategic business management decisions. You’ll be ready to step into a senior hospitality role, including restaurant owner/manager, venue manager, club manager or a role in hotel management. With an Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316 from Melbourne Polytechnic, you’ll be ready to unleash your leadership potential.
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:
Melbourne Polytechnic provides seamless pathways towards higher qualifications. Once you have successfully completed the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316 you may be given exemptions for some subjects within university degree programs including credit of 12 subjects/1.5 years into our Bachelor of Hospitality Management. Ask us about pathways into this degree.
Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.
Interactive learning in a face-to-face environment. Classes will be held at a Melbourne Polytechnic campus or partner institute. Visit the How You'll Study page for more information.
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.
Various forms of assessment may be used, including practical assessment, role plays, assignments, class work and theory tests
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBDIV501||MANAGE DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE||Core||60|
|BSBMGT517||MANAGE OPERATIONAL PLAN||Core||70|
|BSBMGT617||DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A BUSINESS PLAN||Core||60|
|SITEEVT005||PLAN IN-HOUSE EVENTS OR FUNCTIONS||Elective||40|
|SITHFAB002||PROVIDE RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL||Elective||10|
|SITHFAB003||OPERATE A BAR||Elective||35|
|SITHFAB005||PREPARE AND SERVE ESPRESSO COFFEE||Elective||30|
|SITHFAB007||SERVE FOOD AND BEVERAGE||Elective||80|
|SITHFAB010||PREPARE AND SERVE COCKTAILS||Elective||20|
|SITHFAB014||PROVIDE TABLE SERVICE OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE||Elective||110|
|SITHFAB016||PROVIDE ADVICE ON FOOD||Elective||40|
|SITHFAB017||PROVIDE ADVICE ON FOOD AND BEVERAGE MATCHING||Elective||50|
|SITHIND004||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN HOSPITALITY SERVICE||Elective||1|
|SITTTSL010||USE A COMPUTERISED RESERVATIONS OR OPERATIONS SYSTEM||Elective||120|
|SITXCCS007||ENHANCE CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCES||Elective||40|
|SITXCCS008||DEVELOP AND MANAGE QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE PRACTICES||Core||30|
|SITXFIN003||MANAGE FINANCES WITHIN A BUDGET||Core||30|
|SITXFIN004||PREPARE AND MONITOR BUDGETS||Core||30|
|SITXFIN005||MANAGE PHYSICAL ASSETS||Core||40|
|SITXFSA001||Use hygienic practices for food safety||Elective||15|
|SITXGLC001||RESEARCH AND COMPLY WITH REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS||Core||80|
|SITXHRM003||LEAD AND MANAGE PEOPLE||Core||60|
|SITXHRM004||RECRUIT, SELECT AND INDUCT STAFF||Core||60|
|SITXHRM006||MONITOR STAFF PERFORMANCE||Core||50|
|SITXMGT001||MONITOR WORK OPERATIONS||Core||20|
|SITXMGT002||ESTABLISH AND CONDUCT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS||Core||60|
|SITXMPR007||DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT MARKETING STRATEGIES||Core||80|
|SITXWHS003||IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICES||Elective||30|
|SITXWHS004||ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY SYSTEM||Core||30|
|Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$250||$250|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2021. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
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We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form from the Apply Now page.
You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment.
Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend our Skills and Job Centre, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
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