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Hospitality Management Courses

Become a leader with Academia’s fully approved and government-accredited hospitality management courses in Melbourne and Brisbane

Hospitality Management course Melbourne or Brisbane

Establish your managerial skills as you prepare for a rewarding career in some of the world’s best hotels or restaurants!

Have you dreamed about working in a team leadership or managerial level in one of the country’s top restaurants, hotels, or other hospitality establishments?

Turn your dream into a reality with our hospitality courses in Melbourne and Brisbane that will not only sharpen your skills, but promote a passion for the industry!

Academia is passionate about training the next generation of hospitality leaders: through hospitality management, you will learn about key disciplines that will help you excel at managing a team, including marketing, finances, and operations.

Our hospitality courses are for international students and local students alike, and available at our Melbourne and Brisbane campuses.

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Commercial Cookery Students

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Hospitality Training Australia

Which hospitality management course is right for you?

Within both the diploma and advanced diploma of hospitality management, students can choose to major in commercial cookery, patisserie or operations.

The major refers to the certificate Courses 'embedded' within the respective diploma programs. You can study hospitality management concurrently with your specialisation in commercial cookery or patisserie or operations.

Students wishing to have both front of house and back of house (commercial kitchen) experience are required to choose to major in either commercial cookery or patisserie. Find out more about our Commercial Cookery and Patisserie courses.

Diploma of Hospitality Management - Operations

Code: SIT50422

Take charge of your team! A DIploma of Hospitality Management will teach you how to coordinate all hospitality operations, from day-to-day tasks to staff management, to high-level tasks like OH&S and marketing!

This course is made up of two semesters studying at Academia, followed by the third - an industry internship. During these dynamic weeks, you’ll be gaining hands-on experience in a real-life hotel, restaurant, or other hospitality establishment.

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Code: SIT60322

The Advanced Diploma develops skills that help you make a range of decisions at a senior managerial level in the hospitality industry.

We recommend completing the Diploma of Hospitality Management course before commencing this course. You can also complete the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery or Patisserie, depending on your preferred pathway.

Hospitality work placement: learn from the best!

Work alongside giants of the hospitality industry

Study hospitality courses in Melbourne or Brisbane with Academia, and you will have the opportunity to work with many of the country’s largest and most recognised establishments.

Academia’s hospitality school management courses give students an incredible opportunity to enjoy placement in one of the following locations:

  1. Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  2. The Langham Hotel
  3. The Westin Melbourne
  4. Park Hyatt Melbourne
  5. The RACV Club Melbourne
  6. The Sheraton Melbourne
  7. Blackfire restaurant Brisbane
  8. Four Points Hotel by Sheraton
  9. Westin Hotel Brisbane
  10. Sofitel Gold Coast broadbeach
  11. Sofitel Hotel Brisbane
  12. W Hotel Brisbane
  13. OTTO Restaurant Brisbane
  14. Hilton Brisbane

Why choose Academia’s hospitality school?

We’re not a large institute - and that’s just how we like it!

You’re more than just a face in the crowd. You have dreams, and aspire to start a career in the exciting hospitality industry.

As a medium-sized institute, we are able to give you the one-on-one attention you need to succeed, both inside the classroom and in the workplace! Our trainers and support staff are right there with you, helping you achieve your hospitality management goals.

Work-ready skills

The skills learned through hospitality management courses are skills our students value for life. Many of them can even be taken outside of the hospitality industry, opening up even more opportunities!

Explore the skills you need to become a hospitality leader with Academia!

Quality education

Our passionate and experienced trainers deliver face-to-face tutorials and workshops, supporting students throughout their entire training.

Your trainers are always willing to offer a helping hand, offering you the tools and knowledge to prepare yourself for this exciting industry.

Kitchen facilities

Fully equipped kitchens at both our campuses allow you to fully immerse yourself in the hospitality environment.

Training and demonstration kitchens support our hospitality, patisserie, and commercial cookery students.

Simulated and functional restaurant and bar enable front of house students studying Hospitality Management majoring in Operations to practice in a structured and trainer guided environment

Hospitality courses Melbourne

As Australia’s unofficial culinary capital, there’s no shortage of applicants for hospitality roles.

Stand out from the crowd by enhancing your commercial cookery or patisserie certificate with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.

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Hospitality courses Brisbane

With Brisbane being the fastest growing Australian state capital the centre of travel and tourism, opportunities to join one of the fastest growing hospitality workforce await.

Begin your career by studying hospitality management with Academia. Through theory and practical learning, you’ll leave armed with work-ready skills to prepare you for the industry!

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Hospitality Management Courses & Pathway Options

SIT30821 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
Duration: 12 months
SIT40521 Certificate IV in Kitchen Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT31021 Certificate III in Patisserie
Duration: 12 months
SIT40721 Certificate IV in Patisserie
Duration: 6 months
SIT50422 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT60322 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 18 months
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
Nationally Recognised Aged Care Courses

Nationally recognised training (NRT) consists of Training Package Qualifications and Skill sets, Accredited Qualifications and Courses, Unit of Competency, and Accredited Modules that leads to vocational qualifications and credentials that are recognised across Australia