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Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

  • ID:APSI610003
  • Level:2-Year Higher/Advanced Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

All students must be over 18 years of age before they can commence this course at APSI.

Completion of Year 12 or equivalent.

For direct entry into an Advanced Diploma level course, students must have completed a diploma level qualification in Australia or equivalent.

English Requirements

Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English before a place can be offered. If an international student does not have any current IELTS score or any recognised English language result, they are required to take an English language test administered by APSI*.

The minimum entry level of English proficiency for all APSI courses is the equivalent of Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band less than 5.0. English tests are only valid for 2 years.

The following English language tests are recognised and accepted by Australian Professional Skills Institute:

English Language Test Name and Scores, Entry level for APSI

  • IELTS (Academic) overall:  5.5,  with no individual band less than: 5.0

  • IELTS (General) overall: 6.0, with no individual band less than: 5.5

  • TOEFL paper based, 527

  • TOEFL internet based, 46

  • Cambridge English Advanced, 162

  • Pearson PTE Academic, 42

Course Information

The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification provides the skills and knowledge for a student to be competent as a senior manager in any hospitality functional area (except kitchen). This individual would analyse, design and execute judgements using wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies. Their knowledge base may be specialised or broad and they are often accountable for group outcomes. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Subject areas include all subjects at Diploma level and additional subjects such as:

  • Business plans

  • Finance and budgeting

  • Human resources management

  • Marketing management

  • Hotel and resort management

On completion of Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, employment opportunities become available in a variety of hospitality management functional areas. Students can also continue on to Bachelor Degree programs with Australian Professional Skills Institute’s partnered Higher Education providers – Edith Cowan University.

CRICOS Course Code: 091130C

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Units of Competency

This course consists of 33 units of competence with 16 core units and 17 elective units as listed below:

Course Details

Core Units,

  • Manage diversity in the workplace

  • Manage finances

  • Manage operational plan

  • Develop and implement a business plan

  • Develop and manage quality customer service practices

  • Manage finances within a budget

  • Prepare and monitor budgets

  • Manage physical assets

  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements

  • Lead and manage people

  • Recruit, select and induct staff

  • Monitor staff performance

  • Monitor work operations

  • Establish and conduct business relationships

  • Develop and implement marketing strategies

  • Establish and maintain a work health and safety system

Elective Units,  

  • Use hygienic practices for food safety

  • Work effectively in hospitality service

  • Enhance the customer service experience

  • Participate in safe food handling practices

  • Manage conflict

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

  • Provide responsible service of alcohol

  • Operate a bar

  • Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages

  • Prepare and serve espresso coffee

  • Serve food and beverage

  • Roster staff

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Pathway Courses

Study Pathway

APSI has a direct pathway to Edith Cowan University (ECU), which enables students to fast track their university degrees. Students who complete the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management and who meet ECU admission requirements will be given advanced standing in Bachelor of Commerce, or Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism management, or Bachelor of International Hotel and Resort Management.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Individuals with this qualification are able to perform roles such as:

  • Managing a department in a large hospitality enterprise

  • Managing a small hospitality enterprise.

Possible job titles include:

  • Food and Beverage Manager

  • Restaurant Manager

  • Event Manager

  • Banquets / Functions Manager

  • Unit Manager (Catering Operations)

  • Motel or Hotel Manager

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530$ per year

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