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Hospitality Management

Diploma of

Code: SIT50416 Cricos: 090989D
Our courses are being delivered remotely
Melbourne Polytechnic is recognised as an essential service and continues to operate. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the way our courses are delivered will look a little different for the foreseeable period.

Most of our courses are being taught remotely with an interactive and supportive learning environment, including assessments wherever possible.

Limited activity or training which cannot be delivered entirely remotely will be delivered on campus, with strict health and safety measures in place.

Overview

Campus

Preston

Campus

Preston

Duration

1.5 years full time

Duration

1.5 years full time

Next Intake

February, July

Next Intake

February

Unleash your leadership potential

Australia’s hospitality industry is undergoing a period of rapid growth. A predicted 91,000 new jobs are expected to be created in the next five years, bringing the total workforce to over 970,000 people. Australians have a growing appetite for high quality food and drink, and they love going out. With the number of bars, restaurants and cafes growing all the time, the industry needs strong managers who can lead the way and provide top level service. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Hospitality Management provides in-demand hospitality management skills for success in an industry with unlimited potential for career advancement.

A fast-track to the top

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Hospitality Management teaches everything you’ll need, from making great coffee to developing leadership skills and managing a business’s budget. You’ll also earn your Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate, readying you for bar work. You can start with a Certificate IV in a specialty area – hospitality, commercial cookery or patisserie for your first 12 months and move straight into the diploma for a further six months. You will be taught by industry-qualified professionals in modern, state-of-the-art facilities including an operational restaurant and fully-equipped training bar. Learn in facilities featured on Masterchef and The Great Australian Bake-Off, work a kitchen alongside master chefs, such as Jarrod di Blasi and Donovan Cooke and put your skills to the test for real events, earning valued experience while you’re still studying

Ready for the floor

Graduates will have the skills and experience to either enter the industry in a supervisory role, or level-up on existing industry experience with further study. You may find employment at the operational and managerial level and pursue further management career opportunities in the general hospitality industry, including hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs and other hospitality establishments, including resorts, function centres and even cruise ships. This diploma is widely recognised as a perfect leg-up into a dynamic and growing industry.

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
  • Bar Supervisor
  • Team Leader

Pathways

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.

Akolda Bil

"It means 'future' to me. 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.... Studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."

Course Details

Delivery methods

  • Classroom

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
BSBMGT517 MANAGE OPERATIONAL PLAN Core 70
BSBWOR203 WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS Elective 15
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 Core 40
SITXCCS008 DEVELOP AND MANAGE QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE PRACTICES Core 30
SITXCOM005 MANAGE CONFLICT Core 20
SITXFIN003 MANAGE FINANCES WITHIN A BUDGET Core 30
SITXFIN004 PREPARE AND MONITOR BUDGETS Core 30
SITXFSA001 USE HYGIENIC PRACTICES FOR FOOD SAFETY Elective 15
SITXGLC001 RESEARCH AND COMPLY WITH REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS Core 80
SITXHRM002 ROSTER STAFF Core 30
SITXHRM003 LEAD AND MANAGE PEOPLE Core 60
SITXMGT001 MONITOR WORK OPERATIONS Core 20
SITXMGT002 ESTABLISH AND CONDUCT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS Core 60
SITXWHS001 PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES Elective 12
SITXWHS003 IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICES Core 30

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Fees & Costs

Tuition Fees
Government subsidised fee Non-subsidised fee
Tuition fee $ 8500 $13100
Materials fee $ 100 $100
Maximum annual amenities $ 250 $250
Total payable $ 8850 $13450
Per year $7450
Per semester $7450
Materials fee $300

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.

Materials

Lists of required materials, books and timetables will be provided at course induction or class enrolment by the teaching department.

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Requirements

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

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 +61 3 9269 8400

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