Diploma of Hospitality Management - Commercial Cookery Stream

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Course details

CRICOS course code: 090983K

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


If you’re a born leader, you’ll want to be front-of-house in your career, and the Diploma of Hospitality Management teaches you how to take charge in the fast-paced and exciting world of hospitality. You’ll acquire a broad range of hospitality skills including providing food and beverage advice and table service, combined with managerial skills such as rostering staff and preparing and monitoring budgets. You’ll gain a sound knowledge of industry in order to coordinate hospitality operations and take on the role of a highly skilled senior employee capable of making operational business decisions. This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector as a departmental or business manager. The diversity of employers includes cafes, catering companies, clubs, hotels, motels, pubs and restaurants, amongst others. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage, and gaming.

Course Structure

To receive this qualification you must complete 28 units, 13 core units and 15 elective units.

You will attend college 20 hours per week over 3 days.

The course comprises of 8 stages, each comprising 10 weeks, with holidays in between. The first 6 stages are completed in the Certificate IV. Stage 7 and 8 each comprise of 10 weeks, with holidays in between.

Work-based Training

As part of the course, student are required to complete 48 occasions of Work-based Training. We will assist you in finding a suitable venue for you to complete your WBT.

Course Outcomes

For pathway students, upon completion of the course, students will be exempted 8 units in Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Stott’s College.

Graduates can expect to find work in the hospitality industry in one of the following roles:

  • 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

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
8,400 Per Year
Read more4,200 for 6 months; Material fees: 100
30 Jan 2023
24 Apr 2023
17 Jul 2023
2 years
Full time
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Melbourne City Campus
168 Exhibition Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

18 years or older

Completion of Year 11 studies or equivalent

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent


Acknowledge Education
Melbourne City Campus
168 Exhibition Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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