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New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5) - Invercargill

Qualification: Diploma
Level: 5
Dates:

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

Duration:

One year full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

  • Manage hospitality facilities, hospitality inventory and supplies to achieve yield and/or revenue targets
  • Monitor and maintain hospitality operating procedures and compliance requirements 
  • Apply staffing strategies to facilitate positive staff relationships in a hospitality business or environment 
  • Manage hospitality operations in a hospitality business or environment
  • Manage perishability of service products in the hospitality sector

HTM501 Introduction to Tourism

HTM502 Business Communications

HTM503 Principles of Marketing

HTM504 Principles of Human Resource Management

HTM505 Food and Beverage Management

HTM506 Financial Analysis for Tourism and Hospitality

HTM507 Hotel Operations

HTM509 Hospitality Service Delivery Systems

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2020 Direct material costs $985

International Fees can be found here.

Graduates will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required for:

  • junior or trainee hospitality management roles, 
  • supervisor or team leader roles across a range of hospitality sectors such as kitchens, restaurants, bars, cafés, accommodation, catering or hotels.

 

School Leavers
Applicants should be a minimum of 18 years of age, have completed a minimum of four years' secondary education, and have attained a minimum of 12 NCEA credits at Level 2 in each of four approved subjects.

Mature Applicants
Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at Level 3 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the tourism or related sector for two or more years. They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate. Personal commitment and a belief in one’s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.

However, in exceptional circumstances, a mature aged applicant who can show evidence of ability to succeed in the programme may be considered for admission provided the applicant has successfully completed an approved course or programme, which is deemed to prepare graduates for the required academic standard for entry.

English Language Requirements

Applicants, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A- level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA),or Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL);or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand,,Australia,Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters' Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment


IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill
OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: a) Level 4 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 4 (General) or (Employment)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than merit in any band

* New versions of some NZCEL qualifications, and in some cases new qualifications, were published on 13 June 2017. These are intended to replace pre-existing versions and qualifications, which have been given expiring status until discontinued on 31 December 2019. (a) denotes expiring (b) denotes current

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5) and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the Programme schedule for the New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5) full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

(Please Note: students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit zero fees entitlement).

This course pathways into the first year of SIT’s Bachelor of Hotel Management

This means that New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5) graduates can gain the Level 7 degree qualification by completing just two additional year's study - three semesters on campus in Invercargill, and one semester in an internship placement in the location of your choice.

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