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About This Course

Study a Diploma of Hospitality Management in Brisbane or Hobart, learning cutting-edge theory and practical skills to expand your hotel & restaurant career.

Our Diploma of Hospitality Management provides management and leadership skills to enable industry professionals to expand their career, run more profitable businesses, and create sustainable growth. Encompassing conflict and risk management, service experience development and human resource skillsets, this qualification is perfectly suited to people who love hospitality, and want to take the next step.

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.

Please find all the course details below. 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

  • Create unforgettable experiences with a Diploma of Hospitality Management. This course prepares students to employ a combination of hospitality and managerial skills to effectively operate hospitality venues.

    Students will learn manage staff and rosters, network in the hospitality industry, create and work under budgets, and effectively deal with conflict.

    Elective units provide the opportunity to learn additional skills from a range of disciplines including administration, commercial cookery, ICT management, finance, and event management.

Course Units

  • Core Units

    • BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
    • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
    • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
    • SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
    • SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
    • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
    • SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
    • SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
    • SITXHRM002 Roster staff
    • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
    • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
    • SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
    • SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

    Elective Unit Fields

    • SITHIND001 Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
    • SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
    • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
    • BSBITU301 Create and use databases
    • BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations
    • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
    • BSBRSK501 Manage risk
    • BSBFIA302 Process payroll
    • BSBFIM502 Manage payroll
    • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
    • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    • BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
    • BSBLDR501 Develop and use emotional intelligence
    • BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
    • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

Career Outcomes

  • Graduates of this course will be qualified to work as Hotel Manager and Restaurant Managers, and may be suited to other roles based upon elective choices such as Function Manager, Chef de Cuisine, or Executive Housekeeper.

University Pathways

This course articulates into the following pathway courses:
Name of UniversityDegreeCreditsCredit Type
Griffith UniversityBachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management80cpOfficial 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 Design8Official Non-Packaged
Torrens UniversityBachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)80Official Packaged
Torrens UniversityBachelor of Business (Tourism Management)80Official Packaged
Bachelor 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
    • (International student only)
    • IELTS score of 5 or equivalent; or
    • Pass NIET entry test

Tuition Fees

    • Domestic Full Price: $5,000
    • Offshore International student: $10,000
    • 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 course details to make sure this is the course for you. We recommend that you also consult with our student services team if you want to discuss the course in more detail.


    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.


    If you are eligible to join this course and you have your funding ready, applying is easy! Our simply online application form includes a Quick Guide section. Please read the guide first so you have everything correctly prepared before applying. After reading the guide, just contact us if you have any questions. Click the “Apply Now” button below to go to the application form and guide.

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