Advanced Diploma of Hospitality (Hotel Management Pathway)
To be successful in the largest and fastest-growing industry in the world, you need to be skilled in both hospitality and business. This course will teach you the skills required to succeed in the hospitality industry and combine these practical skills with contextualised business and management knowledge. Given the far-reaching relevance of customer-focused business skills, this program offers you a scope for career progression that goes well beyond the hospitality industry.
The highlight of this course is that you get to participate in an 800-hour paid work placement program that is built into the final stages of the course. Your study program will include a mix of face to face classes and online study through our Online Learning Portal.
The Advanced Diploma is also designed to prepare you for further study, with articulation to the third year of the William Blue Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management). You can also articulate into the third year of the La Trobe University Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Hospitality) also taught at William Blue, provided they meet the La Trobe course entry requirements
Course Quick Look
|Qualification||Intake Dates||VET FEE-HELP|
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
February, May and September
|Course Duration||CRICOS & NTIS Codes||Study Options|
2 years full-time
Full Time /
On Campus Subjects
Introduction to Hospitality Studies
Kitchen Operations 1
Kitchen Studies 1
Food & Beverage Operations 1
Food & Beverage Studies 1
Responsible Service of Alcohol
Hospitality Academic Studies
Hospitality Information Technology*
Rooms Division Operations*
Introduction to Human Resource Management*
Food and Beverage Operations 2
Food and Beverage Studies 2
Introduction to Hospitality Accounting*
Hospitality Operations & Risk Management
Advanced Wine Studies
Food Safety Supervisor
Career Management Tutorial
Introduction to Business Communication and Management
Introduction to Sales and Marketing
Food and Beverage Management*
Hospitality Environmental Sustainability
On Campus Subjects
Hospitality Accounting 2*
Strategic Marketing Management*
Advanced Human Resource Management*
Industry Placement (800 hours total in a hospitality environment)
Facilities and Design Management
*Educational Institute: American Hotel & Lodging Association Diploma
Students who achieve a passing grade of 69% in subjects marked by an asterix and in Kitchen Studies 4 may be eligible to receive an International Diploma from the American Hotel and Lodging Association in addition to your William Blue qualification. Click here for more details.
For more information about the units of competency, industry placement and holistic assessment of this course, please click here.
To view the entry requirements and tuition fees for this course, please click here.
For more information about this qualification, including detailed subject descriptions, please contact a Course and Careers Advisor.