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New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6) - Invercargill

Qualification: Diploma
Level: 6
Dates:

2019 Semester 1: 11 February to 08 November

Duration:

One year full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

  • Manage and develop hospitality staff to ensure positive customer experiences
  • Select and apply a range of communication, consultation, negotiation and reporting strategies to facilitate positive staff relationships in hospitality management situations
  • Analyse and apply financial management techniques to attain productivity, yield and profitability requirements for a hospitality operation
  • Select and apply a range of strategic solutions, in response to changes in the hospitality business environment, in order to maintain or improve hospitality business performance
  • Plan and develop future business strategies that encompass financial management, product development, sales and marketing and continuous improvement processes in a hospitality environment

HTM601 Contemporary Tourism

HTM602 Human Resource Development

HTM606 Tourism and Hospitality Financial Management

HTM607 Employment Relations and Law for Tourism and Hospitality

HTM608 Entrepreneurship

HTM609 Operations Management

HTM610 Facilities Management in Hospitality

MKT676 Services Management & Marketing

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2019 Direct material costs $985 (Including GST

International Fees can be found here

Graduates will have enhanced employment opportunities within hospitality management roles across a range of establishments in the hospitality sector.  They will be able to work in management roles, with minimal supervision, across a range of hospitality sectors.

This qualification establishes standards of professional practice for hospitality managers that can provide customers with confidence in a range of hospitality environments. 

This qualification establishes standards of professional practice for hospitality managers that can provide customers with confidence in a range of hospitality environments. 

School Leavers
Applicants should be a minimum of 18 years of age, with a minimum of four years secondary education and have attained a minimum of 48 NCEA credits at Level 2 or 36 NCEA credits at Level 3, or an equivalent academic indicator.

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. 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, or

Have successfully completed the New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5).

Notwithstanding the above admissions categories, 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.

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 passed an NZQA approved English Language Assessment, or 1 of the following tests of English language competence in accordance with the NZQA rules below:

New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6)

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, 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

Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), or

Successful completion of a Bachelor 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 preceding two years:

  • IELTS test - Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet- based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)
  • Cambridge English Examinations - FCE, or FCE for schools, with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill. OET at Grade C in all sub-tests.
  • NZCEL - Level 4 with the Academic endorsement.
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PToE (Academic score of 50)
  • City and Guilds IESOL - B2 Communicator with a score of 66
  • Language Cert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS

An NZQA approved English Language proficiency test, where the student has achieved an outcome that is equivalent or better than those scores listed for Internationally recognised English language proficiency tests above in relation to the level of intended programme of study or

Completion of all primary education and at least three years’ secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction or

Completion of five years of secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction. 

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English must provide evidence that they:

  1. Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements, or
  2. Have successfully completed a Bachelors 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
  3. Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA, or
  4. Have achieved the required score and with all scores achieved in a single test in one of the internationally recognised English Proficiency tests (specified above) within the preceding two years.

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6) 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 6)
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6) 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 third year of SITs Bachelor of Hotel Management.  This means that New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management graduates can gain the Level 7 degree qualification by completing just one additional year's study - one semester on campus in Invercargill, and one semester in an internship placement in the location of your choice.

Textbook List - please contact the School of Busines belinda.shuttleworth@sit.ac.nz for a current textbook list.

Please note that textbooks need to be ordered at least 3-4 weeks prior to the commencement of your study

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