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Diploma of Hospitality Management (Domestic)

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

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

Duration: 12 – 24 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 Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. These senior hospitality staff operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

How you study

Students undertaking the 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 in the Diploma of Hospitality Management qualification must undertake all the Core Units, plus 15 electives as guided by ICAE. Domestic students undertaking funded programs will have electives guided by their current and/or anticipated job role (see Unit List).​

Career opportunities

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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