Diploma in Hospitality Management
Diploma in Hospitality Management helps you to develop a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. This makes you operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points demonstrating potential to undertake vocational education and training at Diploma level, including:
Year 12 or equivalent
An IELTS level of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course
OR Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States of America;
OR Evidence that within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed Certificate IV or higher level qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework;
OR GCE A-levels or O-levels with a pass in English
The program is delivered over 67 weeks with actual face-to-face training being 20 hours/week for 57 weeks including a break of 10 weeks. It is expected that the program would be of less duration for students who have completed components that can be identified by the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), and/or Credit Transfer.
Work based training
Students enrolled in any of the SIT qualifications are required to undertake work based training as part of their course. All students undertaking the SIT30816 Certificate III/Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and Diploma of Hospitality management at VACTS are provided with assistance to secure experience as workers in commercial kitchens.
Additionally all students undertaking the SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management at VACTS are provided with assistance to secure experience as workers in commercial kitchens for the unit SITHKOP005 Coordinate cooking operations for a minimum of 12 complete service periods .
VACTS will provide further information on work based training for this unit mentioned above at the orientation session after enrolment.
VACTS is located at 171 Sydney Rd, Coburg.
All courses will be conducted at the above mentioned location. The premise at 171 Sydney Road has multiple training rooms with 1 additional computer lab for training and student use. The location also has wi-fi internet access for students wishing to use laptops or tablets while on the premises. Additionally, VACTS has a fully equipped commercial kitchen where the practical cooking classes are delivered for the diploma of hospitality management.
Units of Competency