Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management - SIT60316
Your pathway to senior management in hospitality
Do you see yourself as a future leader or senior manager in the hospitality industry? The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management builds on the skills and knowledge from the Diploma, preparing students with the comprehensive skillset and understanding needed to thrive as a manager in a leading hotel, restaurant or other fast-paced and prestigious business within the hospitality and tourism industries.

The course teaches and refines skills in all of the areas required for senior management roles in the modern hospitality market, including how to develop, implement and monitor an organisation’s operations confidently and effectively. On completion graduates will have the knowledge and experience to work as hotel managers, restaurant managers, general managers of a hospitality business or a senior supervisor in a related area.
COURSE CODE SIT60316 Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management
LOCATION In-class at 628 Bourke St Melbourne
CONTACT HOURS Approx. 20 hours per week
Blended learning available
140 hours of work-based training in hospitality services
DURATION OF COURSE 24 months (8 terms)

duration may be reduced with credit transfers if you have already completed the Diploma of Hospitality management

COURSE STARTS Upon Request. Please email for further details.
About this course
This course builds and expands on the management and leadership skills included in the Diploma, preparing students with a more comprehensive and wider skillset and wider business understanding needed by modern hospitality managers in more senior positions.

There are 33 units in total, 16 core units which cover financial management of an organisation as a whole, developing custom operational plans and business strategies, managing physical assets, recruitment, selection and induction of staff, and introduce students to marketing concepts within the industry. Students will also undertake 7 electives to pursue specialised interest areas.

There are a minimum of 20 contact hours per week on-campus, however some blended options are also available.

Successful completion of the Advanced Dipl0ma will see graduates working at the standard required to obtain higher management roles within any hospitality area, such as Restaurant, Hotel or Resort Manager, Senior Duty Manager or a Senior Supervisor.
Study Units
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBFIM601 Manage finances
BSBMGT515 Manage operational plan
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
SITXCCS008 Develop and Manage quality customer service
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
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
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service * +
*Prerequisite unit is SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
+ Work Based Training Unit of Competence
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in Safe Food handling Practices
SITXFSA004 Develop and implement a food safety program
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
SITXINV004 Control Stock
BSBITU302 Create Electronic presentations
BSBITU306 Design and Produce Business Documents
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBHRM604 Manage Employee Relations
BSBRSK501 Manage Risk
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for Sustainability
SITXCCS007 Enhance Customer Service Experiences
SITXCSS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
BSBMGT616 Develop and Implement strategic plans
AA Poly recognises the diverse learning needs of students and has thus incorporated a range of teaching and delivery methods in the course offered. They include observations, discussions, written assignments, tests, examinations, and/or practical application/ work related projects, classroom instruction, group and individual work, field trips, teamwork activities and role plays. Assessments will be consistent with these training delivery methods.
Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Credit Transfer is where units previously studied at another Registered Training Organisation or Education provider, are recognised and accepted as a completed unit.

Credit Transfer is where units previously studied at another Registered Training Organisation or Education provider, are recognised and accepted as a completed unit.

For example, you may have completed the same unit of competency at another institution while undertaking another course; This will be recognised if the unit has the same title and unit code number. If a course title and code are not an exact match, a mapping process will be conducted to identify whether the unit requirements have been met.

Where Credit Transfer is being applied for, you must provide the unit, subject or competency information in the statement format and the original documents, including the qualification and related statements of attainment, must be produced.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), means you may be able to shorten the length of your course by measuring the skills acquired through your work or life experiences, or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training.

To receive RPL, you must apply at the time of enrolment (via the RPL section of the application form). All RPL applications have a due date requirement. This date is approximately four weeks from you receiving the RPL application documentation and must be completed before the commencement of any training services. If you have any queries about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), please contact us.
Victorian Government Funded Training Fee Information 2017
Indicative Student Tuition Fee per course ** $500
Fee For Service* $8,500
Swipe card*** $100 (Refundable)
Nominal Hours (Maximum) 1675
Government Funded $ Per Nominal Hour $6.00
Indicative Government Funded Tuition Fee $10,050
Indicative Student Tuition Fee per hour $0.30
Indicative Student Concession Tuition Fee per course $100
Indicative Student Concession Tuition Fee per hour $0.06
*Fee for Service: Fees charged for participants where participants are not eligible for State Government funding.
**Inclusive of all teaching materials provided to participants for the duration of the course.
***Swipe card: Only required for student attending classes at AAPoly

Please note:
·         The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
·         Student Tuition Concession rate: 20% of Student Contribution.

AAPoly may use both state and federal funding for this course (eligibility criteria does apply), Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

AA Poly is a Skills First registered institution. Funding may be available through the Victorian Government for eligible students to study courses that will prepare students to work in an industry with a growing need for skilled workers. To see if you’re eligible for Skills First, click here.

Payment Plans
Payment plans are also available for students enrolling in Diploma level courses.
Study & Career Pathways
Nationally recognised training Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
Career opportunities • Area manager or operations manager
• Café owner or manager
• Club secretary or manager
• Executive chef
• Executive housekeeper
• Executive sous chef
• Food and beverage manager
• Head chef
• Motel owner or manager
• Rooms’ division manager
Graduates of the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality can apply for higher education qualifications with Federation University, including a Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Students undertaking tertiary studies may be eligible for credits towards completing their qualification.