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Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Domestic)

ICAE > Domestic > Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management (Domestic)
Course ID
Rapid Creek
On Campus, Online, Workplace

The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector and for a diversity of employers including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. The Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Duration: 18 – 36 months. Training and assessment are delivered on campus and at your workplace. Training and assessment material is online and available 24/7. Read more in the Course Guide which can be downloaded below.

Fees: Contact ICAE to see if you are eligible for state/federal funding which provides the course at no cost to you. If you are not eligible for government funding, courses are also offered on a fee-for-service basis.

Interested? View the course guide, apply, or request more information on the Contact Us page.

This Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior managers who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. These senior managers operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions.

How you study

Students undertaking this Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management course receive tuition at ICAE’s Rapid Creek campus and participate in practical assessments at their workplace. This ensures that students actually demonstrate their workplace competence in a real working environment – the ultimate confirmation of work readiness. Workplace Supervisors can ensure that students are ready to demonstrate their skills, and students can prepare and perform in their own workplace in an environment they are familiar with.

Course structure

All students enrolled in the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification must undertake all the Core Units, plus 17 electives as guided by ICAE. Domestic students undertaking funded programs will have electives guided by their current and/or anticipated job role. International students undertake elective units as prescribed by ICAE, indicated in the unit list with * (see Unit List).

Career opportunities

Area manager or operations manager
Café owner or manager
Club secretary or manager
​Head chef
Motel owner or manager
Executive chef
Executive housekeeper
Executive sous chef
Food and beverage manager
Rooms division manager


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