Diploma of Hospitality

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Deepening
Hospitality & Tourism
Course Location
Morwell; Leongatha
Course Duration
Full Time: 2 years
Part Time: Part-time study available
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
Study Modes
Part Time (Day); Full Time
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • Ongoing
Part Time:
  • Ongoing
9.00am - 4.00pm
*Flexible options and times on application
*This course may require some night classes.
Industry Programs
Phone: 1300 133 717
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: industryprograms@federationtraining.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

Want a qualification that could help you secure work as a Manager in the exciting hospitality and tourism industries?

This nationally accredited course will develop your knowledge and skills in a range of food and beverage roles in the hospitality Industry.

Learning takes place both in the classroom and in our training restaurants so you get to perfect your skills in an authentic workplace environment. You will enhance your employability and be ready to meet work challenges with confidence.

You will gain practical skills in hospitality operations, supervision, finances and leadership.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of industry operations and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions. It provides a pathway to work in any sector of the hospitality industry as a departmental or small business manager.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Hospitality.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

Possible job titles include:

  • Hotel or Motel Manager
  • Event Organiser
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Banquet or function manager
  • Unit Manager (catering operations)
  • Front officer manager
  • Gaming manager
  • Kitchen manager
  • Chef de cuisine
  • Chef patisserie
  • Executive housekeeper
  • Sous chef.

Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or mature age or industry experience.
  • All applicants will be required to undertake an interview prior to course acceptance.
  • Must have motivation to undertake and complete the course. Should have a desire to reach the management level within the hospitality industry. It is recommended that individuals undertake lower level qualifications, and/or gain industry experience prior to entering the qualification but it is not essential.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute and VTAC


Assessment is competency based.  A range of assessment methods will be used, including written assignments, practical tasks, group discussion, and written/practical assessments.

Workplace assessment is available for Traineeship pathway.

Opportunities For Further Study

Further training pathways from this qualification include any of the specialist qualifications in the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality training package at Advanced Diploma levels. An example of this is:

  • Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism
  • Advanced Diploma of Events

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


Course Times

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBDIV501A Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan
SITXCCS401 Enhance the customer service experience
SITXCCS501 Manage quality customer service
SITXCOM401 Manage conflict
SITXFIN402 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN501 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC501 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM401 Roster staff
SITXHRM402 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT401 Monitor work operations
SITXMGT501 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS401 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
A selection of 15 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information.