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Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Code: SIT60316 CRICOS: 095137G

Overview

Campus

Preston

Campus

Preston

Duration

2 years full time / available part time

Duration

6 months

Next Intake

February, July

Next Intake

February, July

Step up and take the lead with our Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316

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.

Study for a senior role

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.

Graduate with an Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT60316 ready to lead

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.

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

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)
  • Restaurant Supervisor

Study Pathways

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 HETHTHM. Ask us about pathways into this degree.
Actually I never thought that I would go back to study but I have and I've enjoyed it the second time. I think I was more passionate this time.
Ashlyne Kumar
Diploma of Hospitality Management SIT50416
Portrait of Ashlyne Kumar

Course Details

Delivery methods

  • Blended learning

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.

Assessment Methods

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

Units of Study

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

Code Subject Elective Hours
BSBADM502 MANAGE MEETINGS Elective 30
BSBDIV501 MANAGE DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE Core 60
BSBFIM601 MANAGE FINANCES Core 80
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
SITXCOM005 MANAGE CONFLICT Elective 20
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
SITXHRM002 ROSTER STAFF Elective 30
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

Fees & Costs

Tuition Fees
Government subsidised fee Non-subsidised fee
Tuition fee $11750 $19950
Materials fee $0 $0
Maximum annual amenities $250 $250
Total payable $12000 $20200
Per year $31000
Per semester $31000
Materials fee $400

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.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Fees explained

The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment. 

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The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.

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Additional expenses

The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:

  • $250 for full fee-paying students; and
  • $175 for concession-paying students studying Certificate I, II, III, or IV.

Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.

Requirements

There are no formal entrance requirements for this course. 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.

Next Steps

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.

For Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Read more about them here.

If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 1300 635 276 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.

When we receive your application, the International Office will be in contact with you shortly to discuss your application and provide you additional instructions.

If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call 1300 635 276

Recognising Organisations

Nationally Recognised Training

Nationally Recognised Training This course is government accredited and has national recognition.

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