The New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5) is a basic entry-level qualification comprising seven courses for students wanting to enter the work force as soon as possible and is focused on the practical skills and knowledge that employers look for in new employees in the hospitality industry. The diploma is a stepping stone to the Bachelor of Hospitality Management degree for those aspiring to employment roles leading to management responsibility.
The programme comprises seven courses:
3.123 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Marketing and Communications
3.124 Tourism and Hospitality Business Information Systems
3.125 Managing the Visitor Experience
5.101 Principles of Hospitality Management
5.102 Food Production Operations
5.103 Food and Beverage Service Operations
5.105 Accounting and Finance for Hospitality and Tourism
Employment positions with pathways to supervisory roles in the hospitality sector.
A minimum of 14 NCEA numeracy credits at Level 1 or higher and 50 credits at Level 2 or above with at least 12 credits in each of 3 subjects, including a minimum of 8 literacy credits at Level 2 or higher; or
Successful completion of a Level 3 or Level 4 qualification in hospitality
Equivalent overseas qualification; and
IELTS 5.5 with no band below 5.0 / TOEFL iBT 46 (with a writing score of 14) / PToE academic score of 42 / AIS Test of English
Proficiency (TEP) 48/80 (with no band less than 11) (approved countries only); and
17 years and over