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Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery stream)
Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery stream)

Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery stream)

  • ID:APSI610012
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Week:$211.54
  • LivingFee/Week:$230.77
  • InsuranceFee/Week:$10.19
  • Application Fee:$250.00
  • TuitionFee/Week:$211.54
  • LivingFee/Week:$230.77
  • InsuranceFee/Week:$10.19

* Diploma of Hospitality Management Management (Commercial Cookery specialisation)- 26 Weeks for Diploma core units Students are expected to have completed the units in Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and all units from Certificate IV level will be cre

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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age

  • Completion of Year 11 or high school or equivalent

  • Have a passion to work in hospitality industry

  • Must complete Certificate III and Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

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

Other Requirements

  • Student must complete Certificate III and Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.

  • For  direct entry into Diploma/Advanced Diploma level courses, students must have completed a minimum of Year 12 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above) with relevant work experience.

    • Students who have not completed Year 12 are permitted to study a certificate level course at APSI prior to the diploma.

Course Information

This Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification is suitable for students who have completed Certificate III and IV in Commercial Cookery and want to advance their knowledge and skills in hospitality operations. Students will learn to operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

CRICOS Course Code: 091069C

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Units of Competency:

This qualification consists of  a total of 28 units, with 13 core units and 15 elective units as listed below:

Unit Name

  • Manage diversity in the workplace

  • Manage operational plan

  • Enhance the customer service experience

  • Manage quality customer service

  • Manage conflict

  • Manage finances within a budget

  • Prepare and monitor budgets

  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements

  • Roster staff

  • Lead and manage people

  • Monitor work operations

  • Establish and conduct business relationships

  • Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective Units,

  • Use hygienic practices for food safety

  • Work effectively as a cook

  • Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery

  • Prepare appetisers and salads

  • Prepare stocks, sauces and soups

  • Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes

  • Prepare poultry dishes

  • Prepare seafood dishes

  • Prepare meat dishes

  • Participate in safe food handling practices

  • Produce cakes, pastries and breads

  • Develop menus for special dietary requirements

  • Coordinate cooking operations

  • Produce desserts

  • Plan and cost basic menus

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses


APSI has a direct pathway to Edith Cowan University (ECU), whcih enables students to fast track their university degrees. Students who complete the Diploma of Hospitality Management and who meet ECU admission requirements will be given advanced standing of up to 120 credit points (1 year) towards the following degrees:

Bachelor of Commerce (Year 2 with 120 credit points)

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (Year 2 with 120 credit points)

Bachelor of International Hotel and Resort Management (Year 2 with 120 credit points)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This qualification provides a pathway for students to work in a team leader role in hospitality industry. Possible job titles include:

  • Chef de cuisine

  • Kitchen manager

  • Restaurant manager / owner

  • Sous chef

  • Unit manager (catering operations)

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530$ per year

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