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Hospitality Management Courses

Hospitality Academia's Courses are Fully Approved and Accredited by the Australian Government

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 establishment?

Turn your dream into a reality with the right training 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.

Both Hospitality Management courses are available at our Brisbane and Melbourne campuses.

Work in the top hotels Brisbane and Melbourne have to offer

When you join our hospitality school you will get the opportunity to experience work placement with some of the best establishments available throughout Brisbane and Melbourne. From the Westin, The Langham, RACV Club, Park Hyatt Melbourne, to The Sheraton, Hotel Jen by Shangri La group, the Sofitel and The Four Points by Sheraton, you will get to join an exciting new world of hospitality. Learn more about the creative art form of becoming a Head Chef in charge of your own restaurant, or join a team working in a fine dining establishment. Our school is considered among the best training institutes in Australia and our industry awards serve as testament to this fact. Here at Academia International, we offer students real training with real job possibilities.

Offering the best work placement at Melbourne's and Brisbane's finest establishments

All of our students undertake an internship at one of Melbourne's and Brisbane's finest 5 star hotels as part of their study. This placement can last up to three months at 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

Academia’s Hospitality Management Courses

Diploma of Hospitality Management - Operations

Code: SIT50416

Lead your team as you coordinate all hospitality operations, from day-to-day tasks to staff management, OH&S, and even marketing!

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

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Code: SIT60316

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.

Learning Facilities

These courses prepare students to work at a supervisory and management level with a broad range of skills in the hospitality industry.

At Academia, we know that much of your learning takes place outside of the classroom and rather in action!

Our fully equipped demonstration and training kitchens together with our industry work placements embedded within your course help you apply your learned skills in a practical, real-life environment!

Academia’s Hospitality Management courses prepare you to work at a supervisory or management level in the hospitality industry.


Within both the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management, students can choose to major in Commercial Cookery or Patisserie.

The major refers to the Certificate Courses 'embedded' within the respective Diploma programs.

Find out more about our Commercial Cookery and Patisserie courses.

Learn the Skills You Need to Become a Manager or Supervisor!

The skills learned through hospitality management courses are skills our students value for life. Our courses also teach you the value of teamwork, and the importance of having supportive people with you.

The fast-paced hospitality environment means that no two days in the industry are alike. If you’re the kind of person who loves adapting to new tasks, thinking on your feet, and reactive actions, hospitality might be the right industry for you!

There’s no doubt that the hospitality sector is growing; studies show consistent growth in the past few years, with no signs of slowing.

Ready to immerse yourself in the exciting world of hospitality? Study hospitality management at our Melbourne or Brisbane campus - enrol today!

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Why Choose Academia’s Hospitality Courses?

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Work-ready Skills

Academia’s training combines classroom-based learning and hands-on experience in our training kitchen facilities and through placement at a real-life hotel, restaurant, or other hospitality establishment.

Through theory and practical learning, our students are armed with work-ready skills to prepare them for the industry!

Experienced Trainers

Our passionate 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.

Industry Placement

With partnerships with some of Australia’s best-known hotels and hospitality businesses, Academia will help you find placement to put your learned skills into practice during your internship!

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Hospitality Management Courses & Pathway Options

SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
Duration: 12 months
SIT40516 Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
Duration: 6 months
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie
Duration: 12 months
SIT40716 Certificate IV in Patisserie
Duration: 6 months
SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months
Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 18 months
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Duration: 6 months

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