Wells International College

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management

Wells International College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093145B

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


This 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. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management decisions.

The 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.

Course Structure

Total 33 units must be completed in order to successfully achieve this qualification. 16 core units of competency AND 17 elective units of competency. 25% of the course is online.


  • Pathway from the qualification is to further study at other higher education sector qualifications.

Job roles related to this course:

  • Area manager or operations manager
  • Café owner, club secretary or manager
  • Executive chef, head chef or executive sous chef
  • Executive housekeeper
  • Food and beverage manager
  • Motel owner, room’s division manager

Skills you will be developing:

  • Consulting with personnel at all levels about operational and service issues, workplace practices, policies and procedures; communicating strategic business goals to supervisors and managers;
  • Researching and critically analysing current and emerging hospitality industry practices, market and product trends; generating and testing ideas for new or improved products and services;
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge required to strategically manage the business, proactively maintaining and updating knowledge of hospitality industry practices, trends, products, services and suppliers; seeking hospitality industry professional development opportunities for self and others;
  • Developing overall business plans for sustainable and profitable operation; developing new products, forecasting and managing resource requirements; developing and evaluating strategic plans, policies, procedures and business practices for legal compliance and effective delivery of hospitality products and services;
  • Having a comprehensive knowledge of the objectives and content of laws that specifically relate to the hospitality industry and developing business compliance practices; operating with significant autonomy, reviewing and reflecting on own work performance; taking responsibility for the strategic management of hospitality business practices across a range of activities including business planning, asset management, finances, marketing, human resources, customer service and workplace health and safety.
  • Fostering workplace diversity; establishing work team goals and teamwork strategies; developing training strategies for effective teamwork throughout the business; involving personnel at all levels in the planning of business practices, policies and procedures; motivating and leading management teams
  • Selecting and using technologies used in the hospitality industry to support strategic management functions; researching new and emerging technologies required to manage the operational, sales and service activities of the hospitality business;

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Enrollment/Application fee – 200. For tuition and other fees, please... Read moreEnrollment/Application fee – 200. For tuition and other fees, please contact directly to the Wells International College
Start date: 21 September 2020
11 January 2021
06 April 2021
Duration: 105 weeks
Study mode: Self study / online (with attendance)

Brisbane Campus

Level 5, 316 Adelaide Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000

Entry criteria

International students MUST

  • Be 18 years of age or over; AND
  • Satisfactorily completed Australian year 12 (or equivalent); AND
  • Language proficiency level; Upper Intermediate; IELTS score of at least 5.5 (or equivalent)


Wells International College
Sydney Campus
Lower Ground, 101 Sussex Street Sydney New South Wales 2000