Diploma of Hospitality
|Program length||Full time: 1.5 years|
|Part time: Variable|
|Study mode||Full time; Part time|
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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. Your studies will involve 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 and 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.
AssessmentAssessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations, practical application projects and workplace assessments.
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.
Qualification & Recognition
Upon successfully completing this program, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed Diploma of Hospitality, which also includes the Responsible Service of Alcohol and Food Hygiene certificates.
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.
- Resort supervisor/manager
- Hotel supervisor/manager
- Casino supervisor/manager
- Restaurant supervisor/manager
- Hotel supervisor/manager
- Sales manager
- Marketing manager
- Logistics operator
Full Time: 3-4 days per week.
Part Time: Options available (discussed at interview).
How to Apply
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.
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.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
Hospitality, Cookery & Bakery Department
03 9209 5938
Type Cost Gov. Subsidised $1941 Full Fee $3639
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire program.
The tuition fees shown are what you can expect to pay if you were are a typical full time student completing your study in 2015.
These are not your fees. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
You should note that fees may change in 2016.
Which fee applies to me?
Due to the different level of government subsidy available to you, there are three possible fee levels for program fees – concession, subsidised and full fee.
Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are, what level of education you have and what type of program you want to study.
The Holmesglen Information staff can help you determine your eligibility and discuss options if you are ineligible.
How do I pay my fees?
VET Fee HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.
Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.
Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.
This program has compulsory activities as part of the learning experience. The department will confirm the cost of these activities prior to your enrolment.