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If you love people, a hospitality career could be just what you are looking for - this program gives you a taste of what a hospitality career has to offer. This associate degree introduces you to hospitality concepts, allows you to discover business and management principles, and provides you with the knowledge, attributes, skills and experience of hospitality operations.

This course is provided by William Blue College of Hospitality Management at Torrens University Australia. CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study
Where can I study

Sydney

Also available online

Start Dates

Next intake in 2019 is Jan 7th

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week, during a trimester.

Course Duration

Full time - 2 years

Part time - 4 years

Why Study at William Blue?

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery combined with a welcoming, supportive environment. Learn from real industry professionals and build real industry networks.

TRAIN IN A LIVE RESTAURANT
TRAIN IN A LIVE RESTAURANT
Students will undertake most of their practical training at our live restaurant, William Blue Dining, learning firsthand what it takes to run a restaurant. Located in The Rocks, the restaurant is generally fully booked each day of operation and in June 2018 was ranked #5 out of 4,993 restaurants in Sydney by TripAdvisor.
FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE
You control your workload, how and where you study. We offer full-time or part-time classes that are delivered online and face-to-face, so you can choose a course delivery that suits your busy schedule. We offer you a trimester based system, giving you an opportunity to start your course when it suits you, and study online from anywhere in the world.
GRADUATE CONFIDENT
Through William Blue’s Industry Placement Program, you work 800 hours over two trimesters, gaining invaluable work experience and business contacts. With a wide range of organisations to choose from, we assist you in finding a placement that is right for you, and in most cases, placements lead to permanent employment so you graduate with a job waiting for you.
"I was drawn to the flexible learning at William Blue"
- Naomi Borg, Student of Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)
I also loved their emphasis on industry placement, and preparing students for post study life through extensive work experience
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Course Overview

WHAT TO EXPECT

Whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to upskill and fast-track into a management position, our hospitality courses have been flexibly designed so you can study the way you want. As a student, you will be introduced to hospitality concepts, allowing you to discover management principles that give you the knowledge, attributes, skills and experience of hospitality operations. In the second year, you will spend six-months in industry, honing your skills and knowledge as part of your industry placement. As a graduate, you will have a holistic understanding of hotel operations, restaurant management, and food and beverage, which provide you with endless opportunities for a global career in hospitality.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Hotel or Resort Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Sales & Marketing Manager

What you will study

Here are the nuts and bolts of what you’ll learn. The course structure comprises of 6 core subjects, 7 hospitality subjects, and 3 elective subjects over levels 100 and 200 as follows:

Subjects
We partner with industry leaders

Industry placements and internships represent a substantial opportunity for you to further develop what you have learned in the classroom by applying it in a professional workplace. William Blue students undertake industry placements with some of the most prestigious restaurant, hospitality and tourism organisations in Australia and the world.

Micheline

"All of the students that we have hired from William Blue have been outstanding and well disciplined. Their knowledge of hospitality and level of customer service complements our hotel environment perfectly. "

How will you study

Learn from real industry professionals and build real industry networks with our success coach and industry placement program.

How much you will study

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
FEE HELP
Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
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SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.

Can I Apply

Applying is easy - just apply online, give us call or drop into a campus. Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

DOMESTIC REQUIREMENTS
Year 12 or equivalent OR speak to a Course and Career Advisor for special entry.

INTERNATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Year 12 or equivalent overseas secondary education is required. International students also required an IELTS 6.0 (academic) with no skills band less than 5.5
SPECIAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Demonstrated Ability to undertake study at the required level:
  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Formal, informal or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success
DOMESTIC REQUIREMENTS
Year 12 or equivalent OR speak to a Course and Career Advisor for special entry.

INTERNATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Year 12 or equivalent overseas secondary education is required. International students also required an IELTS 6.0 (academic) with no skills band less than 5.5
SPECIAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Demonstrated Ability to undertake study at the required level:
  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Formal, informal or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success

Ready To Apply

Applying to William Blue is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.
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