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Hospitality Management

Advanced Diploma Of

Code: SIT60316 Cricos: 095137G

Overview

Campus

Preston

Campus

Preston

Duration

2 years full time / available part time

Duration

2 years full time / available part time

Requirements

There are no formal entrance requirements for this course.

Requirements

Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0.

Next Intake

Midyear

Next Intake

February, July, February, July, Midyear

Step up and take the lead

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 will provide you with the skills for leadership in this dynamic industry.

Study for a senior role

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma of Hospitality 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 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 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

Pathways

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.

Akolda Bil

"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."

Course Details

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.

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

Fees & Costs

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.

To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.

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 2019. 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.

Tuition Fees
$10400.00 - $17700.00
$7450 per semester
$7450 per year
Estimated based on eligibility
Course Fees are only estimated. Find out what subsidies apply to you by contacting us.
Materials Costs
$100.00
$400.00
Estimated
Material Costs are only estimated.

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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. 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 of our Skills and Job Centres, 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 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.

All future international students will need to complete the short application form. After this, you will be redirected to the full enrollment application form and provide further documentation and forms specifically for International Students. Following this, you will be contacted by a member of the International Office who will support you in the next steps.

You'll find a step-by-step guide to enrolling for international admissions here

If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call +61 03 9269 8400