Diploma of Hospitality

Program code SIT50313
Start date(s) February/July/October
Program length Full time: 1.5 years
Part time: Variable
Campus Moorabbin; Waverley
Study mode Full time; Part time
International program No
  • Program Overview

    If you are seeking a management position within the hospitality industry, this hands on course gives you the training and development you need for your future career. Study involves placement in Holmesglen's student training restaurants (Zest at Waverley and Cilantro at Moorabbin) where you will learn the intricacies of front of house service in a fine dining establishment.

    You will apply your skills whilst learning in our fully equipped practical facilities as well as enjoy work placement with our industry partners. Subjects studied include the Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) qualification, practical training on food preparation, food serving and food safety, managing budgets, staffing and an additional focus on barista training (essential for those wanting to work in Melbourne).

    The Diploma of Hospitality Management offers a fantastic overview of the tasks involved in supervising front of house at a restaurant or cafe - a perfect choice for those looking to work in the exciting hospitality industry.

    Career paths open to graduates include management roles in resorts, hotels, function centres, casinos, cruise liners and gaming venues. You may wish to pursue restaurant management, accommodation operations, specialist wine roles and supervisory and management roles within sales, marketing, inventory and logistics at major hotels and facilities worldwide. 

  • Program Structure

    Assessment

    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations, practical application projects and workplace assessments.

    Core Subjects

    • SITXHRM301 Coach others in Job skills
    • SITXHRM402 Lead and manage people
    • SITXWHS401 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
    • SITXCCS401 Enhance the customer service experience
    • SITHIND301 Work effectively in hospitality service
    • SITXCOM401 Manage conflict
    • SITXFIN402 Manage finances within a budget
    • BSBDIV501A Manage diversity in the workplace
    • SITXINV401 Control stock
    • SITXMGT401 Monitor work operations
    • SITXHRM401 Roster staff
    • SITXGLC501 Research and Comply with Regulatory Requirements
    • SITXFIN501 Prepare and monitor budgets
    • SITXCCS501 Manage quality customer service
    • SITXHRM501 Recruit, select and induct staff
    • BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan

    Elective Subjects

    • SITHFAB307 Provide table service of food and beverage
    • SITXMPR402 Create a promotional display or stand
    • SITHFAB204 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
    • BSBMKG413A Promote products and services
    • SITHFAB303 Prepare and serve cocktails
    • BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
    • SITHFAB203 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
    • SITHFAB201 Provide responsible service of alcohol
    • BSBCMM401A Make a presentation
    • SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices
    • SITHFAB101 Clean and tidy Bar areas
    • SITXCCS303 Provide service to customers
    • SITHFAB310 Provide advice on food and beverage matching
    • SITXWHS601 Establish and maintain a work health and saftey system
    • SITXFIN401 Interpret financial information
    • SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety
    • SITXMGT501 Establish and conduct business relationships
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    You may be able to shorten the length of your 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. Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.

    Selection Process

    All applicants are required to attend an interview.
  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    Upon successful completion of this course you will be eligible to receive the nationally recognised qualification of the Diploma of Hospitality, which also includes the Responsible Service of Alcohol and Food Hygiene certificates.

    Pathways

    Graduates of the Diploma of Hospitality can apply for the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality or the University of Canberra's Bachelor of Hospitality Management, delivered on campus in Melbourne.

    Career Opportunities

    • Resort supervisor / manager
    • Hotel supervisor / manager
    • Casino supervisor / manager
    • Sommelier
    • Restaurant supervisor / manager
    • Hotel supervisor / manager
    • Sales manager
    • Marketing manager
    • Logistics operator
  • Dates

    Attendance

    Full Time: 3-4 days per week.

    Part Time: Options available (discussed at interview).

  • How to Apply

    Direct

    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

    To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.

    VTAC

    Apply through VTAC for the course's February intake (full time study).

    The VTAC codes for this program are:

    • Moorabbin: 6100361574
    • Waverley: 6100461574

    Applicants must also submit a VTAC Personal Statement via the VTAC website.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Hospitality, Cookery & Bakery Department

    03 9209 5938

    hcb@holmesglen.edu.au

  • Fees

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible students.

    Fees are calculated according to the level of course being studied, and the number of hours being undertaken, up to Government established maximums. Eligible students are able to access a Government Subsidised Place and certain categories of Full Fee Paying students may be able to access an Eligibility Exemption. Assistance is available in the form of VET FEE HELP or a Holmesglen Payment Plan for students who are unable to afford fee payment up front.

    For further information please visit the Fees and Charges page or contact the department via phone, email or through the Enquire Now form on this page.

Hospitality Management Open Days

  • 17Dec
    Hospitality Management
    Moorabbin
    OD833

    If you love working with people and thrive in a fast paced environment, a career in hospitality management can take you around Australia or around the world.

    We have programs to suit all levels of expertise and experience. So whether you're new to the industry, or already working in hospitality and want to improve your qualifications to pursue other opportunities, we have a range of specialised courses to suit.

    Visit us on Open Days for a formal presentation, starting at 5pm, followed by a tour of our restaurant, commercial kitchens and study facilities. After receiving a general overview, we nominate expert staff for you to talk to in detail about hospitality management programs, specialisations and pathways to our Hospitality Management degree, delivered in partnership with the University of Canberra.

    - , Wed 17 Dec - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia

  • 17Dec
    Hospitality Management
    Waverley
    OD853

    If you love working with people and thrive in a fast paced environment, a career in hospitality management can take you around Australia or around the world.

    We have programs to suit all levels of expertise and experience. So whether you're new to the industry, or already working in hospitality and want to improve your qualifications to pursue other opportunities, we have a range of specialised courses to suit.

    Visit us on Open Days for a formal presentation, starting at 5pm, followed by a tour of our restaurant, commercial kitchens and study facilities. After receiving a general overview, we nominate expert staff for you to talk to in detail about hospitality management programs, specialisations and pathways to our Hospitality Management degree, delivered in partnership with the University of Canberra.

    - , Wed 17 Dec - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley, Vic Australia