Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Mangement

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream)

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CRICOS Course Code: 091130C

VET National Code: SIT6031

Course Description

This Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream) qualification is suitable for students who have completed Diploma of Hospitality (commercial cookery specialisation) and have gained substantial work experience in hospitality operations. Students will learn to operate at a senior level and apply industry knowledge and wide-ranging, specialised managerial skills. Students will learn to operate independently, take responsibility for others and make a range of strategic business decisions.

Career outcomes:

  • Restaurant owner
  • Kitchen operations manager
  • Café owner or manager
  • Executive chef
  • Executive sous chef
  • Head chef
  • Food and beverage manager

Course Admission Requirements

Australian Professional Skills Institute is CRICOS registered (CRICOS Provider Code 03255G). All students must be over 18 years of age before they can commence this course at APSI.

Domestic Australian Students

  • Student must complete Certificate III and Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and the Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream).
  • For  direct entry into Diploma/Advanced Diploma level courses, students must have completed a minimum of Year 12 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above) with relevant work experience.
    • Students who have not completed Year 12 are permitted to study a certificate level course at APSI prior to the diploma.
  • Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English. If students cannot provide documented proof of their English language proficiency, they will be required to sit for a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) before a place can be offered.

International Students

  • Student must complete Certificate III and Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and the Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream).
  • Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English. If students cannot provide documented proof of their English language proficiency, they will be required to sit for a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) before a place can be offered.
    • International students are required to have a minimum of IELTS test results of 5.5 (academic) with no individual band lower than 5, or achieve an equivalent in other forms of testing that satisfy the Institute’s requirement. If an international student does not have any current IELTS score or any recognised English language result, they are required to take an English language test.
  • For  direct entry into Diploma/Advanced Diploma level courses, students must have completed a minimum of Year 12 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above) with relevant work experience.
    • Students who have not completed Year 12 are permitted to study a certificate level course at APSI prior to the diploma.

Units of Competency:

This course consists of 16 units of competence with 16 core units as listed below:

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Units
BSBDIV501  Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBFIM601  Manage finances
BSBMGT517  Manage operational plan
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
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
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream)

Course Details

Intake Dates

2017

9 October

2018

5 February, 30 April, 16 July, 8 October

Mode of Delivery
Students need to attend theory and practical classes at APSI or at Cafe Bella Vista for minimum of 20 contact hours per week. Students will be given a timetable during orientation.
Career Outcome

At the end of the course, students will be able to competently undertake various tasks in an commercial cookery environment and take up positions such as

  • operations manager
  • café owner or manager
  • executive chef
  • executive sous chef
  • head chef
  • food and beverage manager
Course Duration

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Commercial Cookery Stream)- Total course duration is  52 Week which consist of 20 weeks of face to face training and 20 weeks of workplace training.

Students must complete the Diploma of Hospitality Management before they can enter Advanced Diploma level. Students who have completed a Diploma of Hospitality must complete a credit transfer application form at the time of enrolment. The final duration of the course can only be confirmed after all credit transfer application is processed. When submitting for credit transfer, applicant must attach a full academic transcript or a statement of attainment issued by another RTO.

Entry Requirements
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Completion of Year 11 or high school or equivalent
  • Have a passion to work in hospitality industry
  • Have a minimum English proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Must complete Certificate III, Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and Diploma of Hospitality (Commercial Cookery Stream)
Timetable

Students need to attend face to face training at APSI campus and other training locations for a minimum of 20 hours per week. Students will be given a timetable during orientation. Class hours will be scheduled between 9:00am to 5:00pm (Monday to Friday).

Assessment Methods

Assessment is based on the principles of competency based training. Performance of learners is assessed on their ability to perform the task(s) to industry standards. In order to ensure the principles of validity are upheld are variety of learning styles and a range of assessment strategies are used.

Assessment for each unit of competence will be through a combination of classroom based and work placement tasks. Classroom based assessment includes but is not limited to:

  • Classroom exercises
  • Assignments
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Group Activities
  • Projects
  • Verbal and/or written questions

Students are advised well in advance of assessment activities and a student may put forward for consideration any special needs they may have. The assessment criterion is documented in all modules, and workbooks. Dates of assessment are provided on the first day of class along with a timetable. Students may be assessed by a combination of continuous assessment and examinations. Continuous assessment may be based on competencies and marks, or a combination of both.

Uniform

Dress code while attending theory class at APSI campus

There is a dress code for all hospitality students. Students are required to wear a white shirt / blouse and black trousers or skirt while attending class. Flat black non-slip covered shoes must be worn at all times.

Recognition of Prior Learning
APS Institute gives students credits or recognition for skills and knowledge they already possess. An RPL application form can be obtained from APS Institute
Accreditation
This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) at Advanced Diploma level. As a registered training organisation, qualifications issued by Australian Professional Skills Institute are nationally recognised. If all units of competency are not achieved in this qualification, a Statement of Attainment will be issued for the units that have been deemed competent.
Articulation

EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY

Students who complete the Diploma of Hospitality at APSI and who meet ECU admission requirements, may be given advanced standing by ECU in the Bachelor of Business, the Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management courses. Students will also be assessed in line with the university approved English language entry requirements. For further information regarding the admission requirements for ECU and articulation details, please visit their website.

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Students who complete the Diploma of Hospitality at APSI and who meet ASM admission requirements, may be given advanced standing by ASM in the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management course. Students will also be assessed in line with the university approved English language entry requirements. For further information regarding the admission requirements for ASM and articulation details, please visit their website.

Employment Skills

This qualification prepares a person to select, adapt and transfer skills to a new environment and to provide technical advice and some leadership in resolution of specific problems. This would be applied across a range of roles in a variety of contexts with some complexity in the extent and choice of options available.

(Source: AQF Implementation Handbook 2007)

Location of Delivery

Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street, East Perth, WA 6004 Western Australia

At the Workplace

Disclaimer

The information contained in this document is correct at the time of printing. APS Institute reserves the right to change the admissions requirements, fees, location of delivery and units of competency whenever necessary. Please check the most current information on our website www.apsi.edu.au.