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 - enquire
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day); Flexible; Full Time
Starting Date
Full Time:
  • February 2014
  • Ongoing
Part Time:
  • February 2014
  • Ongoing
9.00am - 4.00pm
*Flexible options and times on application
*This course may require some night classes.

Sionainn Hayes
Phone: (03) 5120 4542
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: sionainnh@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Alison Lawless
Phone: (03) 5120 4505
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: alisonla@gippstafe.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.

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

Employment Prospects

  • Hotel or Motel Manager
  • Event Organiser
  • Restaurant Manager

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 Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Units

Manage diversity in the workplace
Manage operational plan
Enhance the customer service experience
Manage quality customer service
Manage conflict
Manage finances within a budget
Prepare and monitor budgets
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Research and comply with regulatory requirements
Roster staff
Lead and manage people
Monitor work operations
Establish and conduct business relationships
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Elective Units
*A selection of 14 elective units are to be undertaken.  Please contact us for further information