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This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.


This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector as a departmental or small business manager. The diversity of employers includes restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement (minimum of 140 hours) where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

CRICOS code: 095036B


Course Duration

Total course duration of 52 weeks include:

  • Face-to-face sessions in classroom

  • Practical training and assessment

  • Study Breaks


Entry Requirement

  • Completion of Diploma of Hospitality Management

  • Overseas student must have a minimum overall band of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent


Career Opportunities

  • Area manager or operations manager

  • Café, club, or restaurant manager

  • Food and beverage manager

  • Motel manager



The units of competency are assessed using any of the following methods:

  • Underpinning knowledge assessment through written exam questions

  • Projects and presentations

  • Practical observation

  • Roles plays


Further Study

After successful completion of Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, students can progress to undergraduate degree level studies at universities.

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