Diploma of Hospitality Management

Kingsford International Institute
Course Code:
Qualification Level:
Course Area:
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services
Study Mode:
Full Time
New South Wales (Surry Hills)
Course Fee:
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Delivery Mode:
Blended Delivery

Course Overview

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 and gaming.

Possible job titles include:

  • banquet or function manager
  • bar manager
  • café manager
  • chef de cuisine
  • chef patissier
  • club manager
  • executive housekeeper
  • front office manager
  • gaming manager
  • kitchen manager
  • motel manager
  • restaurant manager
  • sous chef
  • unit manager catering operations.

Intake Dates

2022 Date Period Duration
Jul 2022 (18/07/2022) 11 July 2022 to 08 January 2023
Aug 2022 (22/08/2022) 15 August 2022 to 12 February 2023
Oct 2022 (10/10/2022) 03 October 2022 to 09 April 2023
Nov 2022 (14/11/2022) 07 November 2022 to 14 May 2023

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Have completed Year 12 or an equivalent higher secondary schooling level of a School Certificate.
Meet the Student Visa 500 subclass requirements.
Exceed minimum pass level in all three sections of Course Entry Requirement Test (CERT)
Possess basic computer skills e.g. operating Windows, MS Word, email
Minimum Age to Apply 18 years
Language Requirement
IELTS Score (Minimum) Have scored overall 5.5 in IELTS equivalent or above 
English Language Requirements
Have scored overall 5.5 in IELTS equivalent or above If one of the following applies, you do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application:
You are enrolled in full-time school studies as a principal course including in a secondary exchange programme, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students.
You have completed at least five years' study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland.
You are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland.
In the two years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa


Subject Name Subject Type Fees
Recruit, select and induct staff Elective
Create electronic presentations Elective
Manage operational plan Core
Provide responsible service of alcohol Elective
Prepare and serve espresso coffee Elective
Source and use information on the hospitality industry Elective
Enhance customer service experiences Core
Develop and manage quality customer service practices Core
Prepare and monitor budgets Core
Research and comply with regulatory requirements Elective
Establish and conduct business relationships Elective

Career Opportunities

Banquet or function manager
Café/Restaurant manager
Chef de cuisine
Chef patissier
Bar/Club manager
Executive housekeeper
Front office manager
Gaming manager
Kitchen manager
Motel manager
Sous chef

Internship or Work Placement

25 hours of work placement

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