Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

SIT60316 | CRICOS: 097082B

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Elevate your hospitality management skills with this advanced qualification.

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

By pursuing this career, you open up a plethora of fantastic employment prospects in the hospitality industry including managerial roles in a hotel, restaurant, venue, and club setting. With Australia’s hospitality industry currently experiencing high growth, you can enter this career path knowing you are in high demand in the workforce.

Course Overview

The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (SIT60316) provides a comprehensive pathway for students wishing to develop the knowledge and skills required at supervisory and management levels across a range of hospitality industry occupations. Students will develop management and leadership skills in areas such as marketing, human resources, business planning and financial control.

Course Duration
25 weeks Or 40 weeks
Entry Requirements

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent* (No band below 5.0)

Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent in the student’s home country).

Students who have not completed Year 12 (or equivalent) must have relevant work experience or a qualification that indicate a likely success of course completion.

Tuition fees

From $5,500**

Intake Dates

Every 8 weeks starting 15/01/2019. See the PDF for all intake dates.

*Alternatively, students are required to take a pre-test before enrolment.

**Additional costs include: $200 materials fee; $250 enrolment fee.

This is a guide only. Please contact QAT for the exact cost.

Course Highlights

  • This course will equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a qualified manager in the hospitality industry.
  • This qualification is nationally recognised.
  • Our trainers are qualified, industry-experienced professionals who provide one-on-one support to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field.
  • Students will be trained in real world settings and acquire job-ready skills through their training.
  • Successful completion of this course will enable you to work as a manager in the hospitality industry, or complete further study with our university pathways.

Course Units

Manage finances
Develop and implement a business plan
Manage physical assets
Recruit, select and induct staff
Monitor staff performance
Develop and implement marketing strategies
Establish and maintain a work health and safety system

Career Opportunities

This course is designed to help students achieve their leadership goals. Potential career areas for senior hospitality professionals include:

  • Restaurant owner/manager
  • Venue manager
  • Club manager
  • Hotel Management (front office manager, rooms division manager, food and beverage manager, human resources manager, executive housekeeper, purchasing manager)

Further Study

Upon successful completion of this course, students can pursue further studies from our wide range of university pathways.

Our pathways for this course include the following study areas:

  • Business
  • Hotel Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Tourism

Students can have up to 8 units (1 years) credit transferred.

For more information on our university pathways, please see University Pathways


Graduates can also choose to immediately commence their career in hospitality.

What students are saying about QAT

“I had the opportunity to study at QAT, great people and great staff. I had many experiences, I had difficult moments and sometimes hard to express my frustrations, however the trainers always were there to support me, been patient with me they help me to continue until the end."
Leidy From Colombia
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