About This Course

Study an advanced diploma of hospitality management in Brisbane or Hobart, with with industry veteran trainers, modern resources and extensive online support.

Learn how to manage large teams in a hotel or restaurant environment, while crafting and delivering world-class experiences that create lasting customer loyalty and drive revenue growth. Explore the intricacies of financial management and develop an extensive understanding of asset management, operations, recruitment and regulations.

Our qualifications also offer articulations and packaging with Australia’s best universities, including Griffith University, Torrens, The University of Southern Queensland, Macleay College and the University of Tasmania.

Don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or require advice – our friendly Student Services Team is always happy to assist.

Course Overview

  • Lead teams to hospitality success with an Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management. This course will prepare students to apply specialised hospitality and managerial skills to effectively operate hospitality businesses and make significant business decisions.

    Students will learn to manage people, physical assets, and budgets, market hospitality businesses, and comply with relevant regulatory requirements.

    Elective units provide the opportunity to learn additional skills from a wide range of disciplines including customer service, commercial cookery, crisis management, and security.

    Students are required to spend a minimum of 36 complete service periods (shifts) in a commercial hospitality environment. Throughout the work placement, students should get involved in various stages of hospitality management, operations, implementation and evaluation.

Course Units

  • Core Units

    • BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
    • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
    • BSBFIM601 Manage finances
    • BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
    • SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
    • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
    • SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
    • SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
    • SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
    • SITXHRM002 Roster staff
    • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
    • SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
    • SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance/li>
    • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
    • SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
    • SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
    • SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system

    Elective Unit Fields

    • Accommodation Services
    • Administration
    • Asian Cookery
    • Client and Customer Service
    • Commercial Cookery and Catering
    • Communication and Teamwork
    • Computer Operations and ICT Management
    • E-Business
    • Environmental Sustainability
    • Events
    • Finance
    • First Aid
    • Food and Beverage
    • Food Safety
    • Franchising
    • Gaming
    • Human Resources Management
    • Inventory
    • Kitchen Operations
    • Languages Other than English
    • Management and Leadership
    • Marketing and Public Relations
    • Patisseries
    • Planning and Product Development
    • Security
    • Work Health and Safety
    • Working in Industry

Career Outcomes

  • Graduates of this course will be qualified to work in high level hospitality management roles such as Area Manager, Cafe Owner, Club Manager, Executive Chef, and Rooms Division Manager.

University Pathways

This course articulates into the following pathway courses:
Name of UniversityDegreeCreditsCredit Type
Griffith UniversityBachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management80cpOfficial Non-Packaged
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)Bachelor of Business and Commerce8Official Non-Packaged
Southern Cross UniversityBachelor of Business in Hotel Management8Official Non-Packaged
Southern Cross UniversityBachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management8Official Non-Packaged
Southern Cross UniversityBachelor of Arts8Official Non-Packaged
Southern Cross UniversityBachelor of Psychological Science8Official Non-Packaged
Southern Cross UniversityBachelor of Art and Design4Official Non-Packaged
Torrens UniversityBachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)120Official Non-Packaged
Torrens UniversityBachelor of Business (Tourism Management)120Official Non-Packaged
University of TasmaniaBachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)150Official Packaged

Where & When

    • Brisbane Intake: monthly
    • Hobart Intake: monthly
    • Delivery Mode: face to face and online
    • Students are required to spend a minimum of 36 complete service periods (shifts) in a commercial hospitality environment. Throughout the work placement, students should get involved in various stages of hospitality management, operations, implementation and evaluation.

Entry Requirements

  • The training package does not have any entry requirement, but NIET’s specific course entry requirements are:

    • Education
    • Be of legal working age
    • Australian Year 11 high school certificate or equivalent; or
    • NIET entry test
    • English
    • Hospitality Management relevant Diploma Qualification
    • (International student only)
    • IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent; or
    • Pass NIET entry test

Tuition Fees

    • Domestic Full Price: $9,500
    • Offshore International student: $12,000
    • Prices are indicative. Detailed pricing, terms and conditions will be provided in the Letter Of Offer when you apply.

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    Check the Requirements section to make sure you meet the criteria to enter the course. If you need to upgrade your English or your academic background, no problem, we can package these in.


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