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.

Career Opportunities

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

Program Structure

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.

Subject CodeSubject Name
SITXMGT004A Develop and implement a business plan
SITXFIN007A Manage physical assets
SITXFIN008A Manage financial operations
SITXHRM002A Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006A Monitor staff performance
SITXCOM005A Make presentations
SITXMPR001A Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials
SITXMPR005A Develop and manage marketing strategies
SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures
SITXOHS001B Follow health, safety and security procedures
SITXCOM001A Work with colleagues and customers
SITXCOM002A Work in a socially diverse environment
SITXINV001A Receive and store stock
SITXINV002A Control and order stock
SITHIND003A Provide and coordinate hospitality service
SITXCCS002A Provide quality customer service
SITXCCS003A Manage quality customer service
SITXCOM003A Deal with conflict situations
SITXHRM001A Coach others in job skills
SITXHRM005A Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001A Monitor work operations
SITXOHS004A Implement And Monitor Workplace Health, Safety And Security Practices
SITXOHS005A Establish and maintain an OHS system
SITXFIN003A Interpret financial information
SITXFIN004A Manage finances within a budget
SITXHRM007A Manage workplace diversity
SITXMGT006A Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXFIN005A Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXMGT002A Develop and implement operational plans
SITXGLC001A Develop and update legal knowledge required for business compliance
SITXHRM003A Roster staff
SITHFAB003A Serve food and beverage to customers
SITHFAB010B Prepare and service non-alcoholic beverage
SITHFAB011A Develop and update food and beverage knowledge
SITHFAB001B Clean and tidy bar areas
SITHIND002A Apply hospitality skills in the workplace
SITXFIN001A Process financial transactions
SITHFAB004A Provide food and beverage service
SITHFAB005A Provide table service of alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB013A Provide specialist advice on food
SITHFAB015A Prepare and Serve Cocktails
SITXEVT005A Organise in house events or functions
SITHFAB009A Provide responsible service of alcohol


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.

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How to Apply

International students must apply through the International Centre at Holmesglen. Please download an application form and forward it to together with certified copies of your academic transcripts and the A$500 Application Fee. Students may also apply through one of Holmesglen's accredited agents overseas. Please refer to the separate listing . Students with citizenship of countries classified by DIAC as Assessment Level 3 or 4 MUST apply through one of Holmesglen's accredited agents.


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.

Quick Stats

Program Code:SIT60307
Start Date(s):
February; July; October
Study Mode:Full time
Program Length:
  • Full time - 18 months
Location:Moorabbin; Waverley
Program Enquiries:

+61 3 9564 1703

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