About the course

About the course

If you’re a senior hospitality operator who wants to coordinate operations, enrol in our hospitality management course to develop a broad range of hospitality and managerial skills, and further your knowledge of the industry.

After completing our course, you’ll be ready to operate independently, take responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions, while being enabled to multi-skill or specialise in accommodation services, cookery, food, and beverage and gaming.

Our hospitality course provides a pathway to work as a departmental or small business manager in a diverse range of venues including restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops.

Course will be replaced

Please note: This course will change in the near future and alterations to the structure will occur. All new students will be enrolled into the new course.

Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

February & July

Full time: 6 months after completing the Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (1 year) and the Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery (6 months)

This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

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Career Outcomes

  • Banquet or Function Manager
  • Bar Manager
  • Café Manager
  • Chef de Cuisine
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Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed Year 12 or completed Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery or equivalent, or be a mature-age applicant. Hospitality experience is highly regarded.

If you're an Australian citizen or permanent resident and meet the selection criteria, you may have the opportunity to complete a semester of our course overseas with one of our Global Education Network (GEN) partners in the United States of America or Canada. To be considered for this, you must have a strong academic record and be able to demonstrate your ability to represent Box Hill Institute in a professional manner.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW - to assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment. A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Pathways & Accreditation

Successful completion will enable you to apply for entry to our Bachelor of Hospitality Management with credits for your previous study.

International students: you may wish to apply or package this course with the Bachelor of Hospitality Management at Box Hill Institute.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

Fees & Finance Options

This training is provided with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.

Government Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$3,849$5,741
Service & Amenity Fee$268$268
Material Fee$126$126
Retain Course Items$0$0
Total Course Estimate$4,243$6,135
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$4,243$6,135

Service & Amenity Fee may vary depending on course commencement and enrolment duration. Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2024 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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Course Structure

You will need to complete 28 units

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