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Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

CRICOS: 03667K

RTO CODE 45326

This course will give you the specialised knowledge and skills required to work in high-level management roles in the hospitality industry.

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Packaging Rules

33 units must be completed:

14 core units

19 elective units

Pathways Available

The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality provides students with a variety of career pathway options including:

Commercial Cookery or Patisserie : The commercial cookery or patisserie pathway is for those that have completed the Certificate III or Certificate IV in Kitchen Management or Certificate III/IV in Patisserie in which they want to further their studies.

Food and Beverage Pathway: The Food and Beverage pathway is for those that are looking to move into hotel, or hospitality management and includes the elective units around operating a bar, Australian Wines and includes the RSA course training.

Course Duration

International student durations:

Course Duration – 9 Terms (9x10 week terms), consisting of 20 hours training per week.


We have 4 intakes per year – January, April, July & September. Please see our academic calendar for dates.


It is recommended that whilst undertaking this course you have access to a workplace through either paid or unpaid work employment.

Cookery & Food and Beverage Pathway: You will complete One Term Work-placement for SITHIND008 Work effectively in hospitality service (36 shifts)

Commercial Cookery Pathway: You will complete One Term Work placement for  SITHCCC043* Work effectively as a cook

Patisserie Pathway: You will complete One Term Work placement for  SITHCCC043* Work effectively as a cook

Course Structure

Core Units - 14 units

Unit Code
Unit Name
Recruit, select and induct staff
Monitor staff performance
Monitor work operations
Establish and conduct business relationships
Develop and implement marketing strategies
Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
Lead and manage people
Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
Manage physical assets
Prepare and monitor budgets
Manage finances within a budget
Develop and manage quality customer service practices
Develop and implement business plans
Manage organisational finances

Electives - 19 Units 

Specialty units are packaged by Le Culinaire Hospitality to customise your PATH qualification and ensure you are ready to meet the demands of industry.

Entry Requirements

International Students: All international students must be a minimum of 18 years of age and meet the standard entry level for international students of either:

  • Year 12 or equivalent in the Australia education system

  • English Proficiency 6.0 with no band score below 5.5.

  • 18 Years+.

Domestic Students: Year 12 or have completed (minimal) Certificate IV qualification level 

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • An interest in moving into leadership and management roles

  • A lifestyle that works with shift work

Fees and Charges

Please view our international fees and charges here

Domestic Charges Here

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