Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

VET National Code: SIT60316

CRICOS Course Code: 091130C

Course Description

The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification provides the skills and knowledge for a student to be competent as a senior manager in any hospitality functional area (except kitchen). This individual would analyse, design and execute judgements using wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies. Their knowledge base may be specialised or broad and they are often accountable for group outcomes. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Subject areas include all subject at Diploma of Hospitality level and :

  • Business planning
  • Finance and budgeting
  • Human resources
  • Marketing
  • Hotel management
  • Function Centre
  • First Aid

On completion of Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, employment opportunities become available in a variety of hospitality management functional areas. Students can also continue on to Bachelor Degree programs with Australian Professional Skills Institute’s partnered Higher Education providers – Edith Cowan University and Australian School of Management.

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

  • For direct entry into an Advanced Diploma level course, students must have completed a diploma level qualification in Australia or equivalent.
  • 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.
  • This course is approved by the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) for student payment. Domestic students who meets the requirements of an approved course of education and study may be eligible to receive student payment from the Department.

International Students

  • 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 an Advanced Diploma level course, students must have completed a diploma level qualification in Australia or equivalent.

Units of Competency

This course consists of 33 units of competence with 16 core units and 17 elective units as listed below:

Course Details

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
Elective Units
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
SITXCOM005  Manage conflict
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB003 Operate a bar
SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB007 Serve food and beverage
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITEEVT005 Plan in-house events or functions
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Intake Dates

2017

17 July, 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

Individuals with this qualification are able to perform roles such as:

  • Managing a department in a large hospitality enterprise
  • Managing a small hospitality enterprise.

Possible job titles include:

  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Banquets / Functions Manager
  • Unit Manager (Catering Operations)
  • Motel or Hotel Manager
Course Duration

104 weeks ( 2 years) which includes 30 weeks of  workplace training and term breaks.

Student who has completed a Diploma of Hospitality is required to study an additional 26 weeks (6 months) for Advanced Diploma of Hospitality

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements

Completion of Year 12 or equivalent.

 

Timetable

Each day of delivery follows the same structure. The first 2 hours involves trainer lead but student focussed explanation, demonstrations, presentations, questions and answers, student practice. The second 2 hours involves the trainer and student undertaking their assessment tasks on premises (as a learning tool) utilising the specialised training facilities under the required supervision of the trainer.

Students need to attend classes at APSI for a minimum of 20 contact 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
This course is mainly delivered through institutional and workplace based training. Training may include lectures, presentation, student demonstration, exercises, group work, projects, research, site visit and guest lectures. Delivery will follow a daily ‘delivery and assessment plan’ which contains details on the competency unit element, class activities and resources that are required on a daily basis. Students are assessed based on continual assessment on case studies, presentation, group work, questions and answers, assignments and workplace assessment. Workplace assessment is achieved through observation and supervisor reports, and includes assignments and projects related to rostering staff and managing quality customer service.
Uniform

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. An apron will be provided by Australian Professional Skills Institute for all practical work.

Students are expected to have appropriate dress code or a uniform according to industry standard during workplace training.

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
Articulation

Upon completion of the Advanced Diploma of Business, students can continue to study Bachelor of Business with Edith Cowan University  or Australian School of Management in  Western Australia.

The followings are articulation details with Edith Cowan University

Advanced Diploma of Business BSB60207

 Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Business only, students can gain advanced standing of up to 9 units (135 credit points) toward the Bachelor of Business (G95) single major in Marketing at ECU as follows:

Advanced Diploma modules ECU Units
BSBMGK603B Manage the marketing processBSBMKG608A Develop organisational marketing objectives

BSBMKG609A Develop a marketing Plan

MKT3601 Marketing Strategy
BSBMKG605B Evaluate international marketing opportunitiesBSBMKG606B Manage international marketing programs MKT3120 International Marketing
BSBMKG607B Manage market research BUS3100 Business Research Practice

4 X Unspecified Level 1 Electives

2 X Unspecified Level 2 Electives

Students who select any other single major (excluding Accounting) will receive the 3 x named units in the table above (subject to completion of all the relevant modules), plus 4 x L1E and 1 x L2E. A total of 8 units (120 credit points).

Student who select an Accounting major will receive the 3 x named units in the table above (subject to completion of all the relevant modules), plus 3 x L1E. A total of 6 units (90 credit points).

 Diploma of Business BSB50207 and Advanced Diploma of Business BSB60207

 Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Business BSB50207 and Advanced Diploma of Business BSB60207, students can gain advanced standing of up to 12 units (180 credit points) toward the Bachelor of Business (G95) single major in Marketing at ECU as follows:

Modules completed as part of Diploma and Advanced Diploma  ECU units
BSBMKG515A Conduct a marketing auditBSBMKG501B Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

BSBMKG502B Establish and adjust the marketing mix

MKT1600 Marketing principles & Practices
BSBMGK508A Plan direct marketing activitiesBSBMGK509A Implement and monitor direct marketing activities

BSBMKG510B Plan e-marketing communications

BSBMGK514A Implement and monitor marketing activities

BSBMKG523A Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan

MKT2605 Promotional Marketing
BSBMKG506B Plan market researchBSBMKG507A Interpret market trends and developments

Or

BSBMKG607B Manage market research

BUS3100 Business Research Practice
BSBPMG522A Undertake project work MAN3612 Project Management
BSBMGK603B Manage the marketing processBSBMKG608A Develop organisational marketing objectives

BSBMKG609A Develop a marketing Plan

MKT3601 Marketing Strategy
BSBMKG605B Evaluate international marketing opportunitiesBSBMKG606B Manage international marketing programs MKT3120 International Marketing

Plus 4 x L1E and 2 x L2E

Students who choose to take an accounting major will receive up to 7 units (105 credit points) of advanced standing

Full details can be viewed on Edith Cowan University’s website.

http://apps.wcms.ecu.edu.au/advanced-standing/course-search

Accreditation
This program is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) at Advanced Diploma level. As a registered training organisation, qualifications issued by APS Institute are nationally recognised. If all units of competency are not achieved a Statement of Attainment will be issued for the units that have been successfully completed.
Study Pathway

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

Face to Face classroom learning – Wellington Fair, 40 Lord Street, East Perth, WA 6004 Western Australia

Simulated learning – Wellington Fair and Café Bella Vista

Workplace Training – At Café Bella Vista, or other hospitality venues approved by Australian Professional Skills Institute’s workplace assessor

Disclaimer

The information contained on this website is current at the time of publishing. Australian Professional Skills Institute reserves the right to change the admission requirements, fees, location of delivery and units of competency whenever necessary. Please contact us for the most current information.