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Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

  • Diploma

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
SIT60316, 095137G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

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.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entrance requirements for this course.

Study locations

Preston

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. 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

Credit for prior study or work

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.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Melbourne Polytechnic.
68%
Overall satisfaction
72%
Skill scale
88%
Teaching scale