New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management
Level 5

Do you have your sigths set on hospitality management? This internationally recognised qualification is your perfect launchpad. New Zealand has a global reputation for outstanding hospitality and world class bars, restaurants, and cafes. There’s no better place to start your career. Start your management career in hospitality with this internationally recognised qualification.

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Lay the foundations for industry success with this practical one year programme. Build your skills in customer service, food and beverage supervision, commercial accommodation management, operations, resource management and more. Plus gain your Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) and get real-life experience recruiting and training a customer service team.

Core modules

You will need to complete all of the following papers:

  • Facility and resource management
  • Team management
  • Managing perishability and market fluctuations
  • Creating positive customer service environment
  • Staff leadership project: building a customer service team
  • Operating procedures in the hospitality industry
  • Advanced food and beverage service supervision
  • Commercial accommodation and management
On completion of this programme, graduates of this programme will be capable of leading a small team and/or managing a small business unit within a larger organisation. You will be able to:

  • Apply management theory to operational situations as they arise.
  • Provide high levels of customer service through the direct provision of operational service.

Further study
Success in this Diploma qualifies you to enter:

  • NZ Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 6
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of International Hospitality Management

This programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over. Students must have a Certificate in Hospitality Level 3 or Level 4; or completion of Year 12 schooling.

International students

If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must be 18 years of age or older

English language requirement

    provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 5.5 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.0
  • Pearson Academic Test
    have a Pearson Academic Test score of 42 and above with no individual band score less than 36
  • LanguageCert
    have a B2 Communicator Test HIGH PASS and above with no less than a pass in each skill

First year fees (New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 5):

  • Tuition:$17250
  • Resource: $1700
  • Registration: $250
  • Insurance (14 months): $550
  • Bank fee: $50

Total 1st year: $19850

Second year fees (New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 6):

  • Tuition: $11000
  • Resource: $750
  • Insurance: $450

Total 2nd year: $12200

Total fees for two years: $32050

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Level 5
120 credits
1 academic year
Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga


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