Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

The ability to balance a range of skills, looking after people and the business, is the mark of an amazing manager. That’s especially true when we’re talking about hospitality. Barrington College will teach you the skills you need to be an expert in the field, combining practical techniques with business and management knowledge that’s tailored specifically to Hotel Management. Customer focused business skills are important no matter where you work, this program offers you career opportunities beyond the hospitality industry.

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management Qualification

24-36 months of flexible study 

Not only are our courses of the highest quality, with world-class trainers, but we also offer some of the most affordable choices in Australia.

For more details and a full price breakdown of this course download our Domestic Course Brochure!


Have any questions about this course? Get in touch here

Flexible Learning to Suit Your Lifestyle

The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management can be delivered online or via classroom sessions at our Southport, Gold Coast campus.

The qualification consists of 33 units

Core Units | 14 Units

BSBFIN601 Manage organisational finances 

BSBOPS601 Develop and implement business plans 

SITXCCS016 Develop and manage quality customer service practices 

SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget 

SITXFIN010 Prepare and monitor budgets 

SITXFIN011 Manage physical assets 

SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law 

SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people 

SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff 

SITXHRM012 Monitor staff performance 

SITXMGT004 Monitor work operations 

SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships 

SITXMPR014 Develop and implement marketing strategies 

SITXWHS008 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system 

Elective Units | 19 Units

SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITHIND008 Work effectively in hospitality service

SITEEVT023 Plan in-house events

SITEEVT028 Manage on-site event operations

SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol

SITHFAB023 Operate a bar

SITHFAB024 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages

SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee

SITHFAB027 Serve food and beverage

SITXFSA006 Participate in safe food handling practices

SITXFSA007 Transport and store food

SITXINV006 Receive, store and maintain stock

BSBTWK503 Manage meetings

BSBCMM411 Make presentations

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk

SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

SITXCOM010 Manage conflict

SITHGAM022 Provide responsible gambling services

Southern Cross University Courses

Course Credits Granted*
Bachelor of Arts 8 units
Bachelor of Psychological Science 8 units
Bachelor of Art and Design 4 units
Associate Degree of Business (Tourism Stream) 12 units
Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management 12 units
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management 12 units

*8 units is equal to one year of full-time study

Start Your Learning at Your Convenience

A rolling intake allowing you to start the course whenever suits you. Study with flexible learning options and ongoing support.

Entry requirements
  • Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent) of secondary school and/ or demonstrated work experience.
  • Achievement of a satisfactory result in the College's Language, Literacy and Numeracy Admission Test.
  • An interview to gauge an applicant's aptitude and suitability to the intended course may be required at the College's discretion.

How to Enrol – a quick guide

  1. Fill out the relevant application form on the enrolment page (you can download a PDF form if you have an older browser or a slow internet connection).
  2. Submit the online form or send your completed PDF application form to [email protected]
  3. We will review your application form, if you are accepted, you will receive a "Letter of Offer" via email
  4. Sign and return via email the written acceptance offer to Barrington College Admissions Officer together with payment, for the amount specified in the "Letter of Offer". Call us on +617 55625700, if you require any assistance.

The following information will be provided to students at the beginning of each course

  • A course outline indicating units of work, units of competency, assessment requirements, materials and equipment required
  • A student handbook
  • RPL process and complaints and appeals processes will be discussed
  • Vocational outcomes and opportunities will be discussed/credit transfers will be outlined
  • Work placement application form if required

Enrolment Procedure:

Prior to enrolment, prospective students will receive a letter of offer which contains information on fees and charges, code of practice and refund policy. The course guide and student handbook are also available on our website. This contains information on entry requirements, the induction and orientation procedure, payment options and unit details. In order to apply for enrolment, students must return the signed letter of offer, this process ensures enrolment. Course content and assessment procedures are explained and vocational outcomes are outlined in the course handbook and covered during the student's orientation procedure in the first session.

Want to go on to further study?

The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality gives you a pathway to a Bachelor's Degree. When you graduate with the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality (Hotel Management Pathway), you can articulate into a Bachelor of Business with up to 12 credits. Which means you could graduate with a degree in just over 12 months of study.

This nationally recognised qualification is valued by industry. This course, provides a solid foundation for those seeking a career within the industry.


Recognition of Prior Learning is the process of formal recognition for skills and knowledge gained through previous learning such as:

  • Life experiences
  • Previous formal learning
  • Employment
  • Recreational or personal interests

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for part or all of your intended study, based on your previous experiences and learning. For more information regarding RPL and how to apply, please discuss this with your educator.

You may be eligible for a credit transfer if you have previously undertaken training through a Registered Training Organisation. Credit transfer may be granted for one or more units or a full certificate level.

Three major factors need to be considered:

  1. How current the qualification is
  2. Mapping to the current training and
  3. If the training was undertaken with a Registered Training Organisation.

If you think you may be eligible for a credit transfer you will need to provide the following:

  • The original Statement of Attainment and/or Certificate for your educators to sight
  • A copy of the Statement of Attainment and/or Certificate
  • Or a certified copy of your qualification signed by a Justice of the Peace (JP)



“Studying at Barrington College has been rather great. From the first day of induction to the interaction in the classes, right until graduation. The topics would tend to get a bid side-tracked but you are able to share your experiences with the rest of your peers during the on-site training sessions. I personally felt that being in my twenties with work experience has helped me with my courses. 

I appreciate all the staff at Barrington College Australia as they always go the extra mile to ensure that all the students are happy throughout the course." .”

- Jade Abels -

Diploma of Event Management & Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management student



Diploma of Business
Diploma of Event Management
Diploma of Hospitality Management (Sous Chef)
Scroll to Top