Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
This course provides the training skills and development if you are seeking management positions and a career within the broader hospitality industry. The course is delivered with a balanced practical and theory focus.
You will apply your skills whilst learning in our fully equipped practical facilities, including on campus restaurants, bars and kitchens.
You will also enjoy work placement with our industry partners and study in our state-of-the-art campus facilities, featuring wi-fi computer labs, lecture threatres and well resourced Information Commons.
After completing this course you may undertake a range of career opportunities in resorts, hotels and venues in Australia and internationally.
The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality is endorsed by the Australian Hospitality Review Panel and includes the Diploma of Business Management.
Want to run the show? Graduates of the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality are equipped with the basic skills required for supervisor and management positions within the Hospitality industry. This may include such jobs as managing staff at a boutique hotel, or supervising the floor at a trendy café. Or, if you want to be your own boss, the mix of business and practical hospitality skills give you a firm foundation from which you could consider starting your own venture!
Further study options include the Bachelor of Hospitality Management or other degrees within the hospitality and tourism fields
Students will first complete the three stages incorporated into the Diploma of Hospitality, and will then undertake a fourth stage specific to the Advanced Diploma. Students must complete all units, and will be progressively recognised for the level of qualification completed.
Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.
Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent plus relevant employment experience;
English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (Academic), ISLPR 2+, TOEFL 197 (CB) or 46 (iBT), PTE Academic Score of 42 (no communicative skill score less than 42), Cambridge English: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) of 47 or equivalent.
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer
Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQTF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.
How to Apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment. An Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC) representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice. Contact the AAC on 13 38 73 or australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
Directly to Holmesglen
Apply directly to Holmesglen if you are a:
- Part time student
- Full time student commencing studies outside of the February intake
- Non year 12 applicant and only applying to Holmesglen
Applicants must also submit a INSERT NAME OF LINK AND LINK TO PDF FORM HERE and contact the department to arrange an interview.
Apply through VTAC for the program's February intake (full time study).
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Applicants must also submit a VTAC Personal Statement via the VTAC website.
For 2014: $12,300 per year. Fees quoted include required equipment, uniforms and/or material costs
Qualification & Recognition
The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality is a nationally recognised qualification within the hospitality and tourism industries. The course has also received the endorsement of the Australian Hospitality Review Panel.