Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management

  • Qualification:


  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    2 years full time

  • Start date:

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    HTMi Australia (RTO 41092)

  • Location


  • Career Outcomes:

    Restaurant Manager | Venue Coordinator | Hotel Front Office Attendant | Hotel Service Supervisor | Hotel Supervisor | View All

Course Rundown

Begin as a student and graduate with the skills of an in-demand manager when you join HTMi Australia’s Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management. With this course, you’ll be well prepared for a career in on of the most exciting industries – hospitality and tourism!

The Swiss-based qualification is recognised for providing high class, state-of-the-art hospitality training. Cover how to work effectively with others; provide service to customers, manage operational plans; manage conflict; lead and manage staff and much much more. Plus upon graduating you’ll receive 12 units of credit that can be used toward completing a Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at The Hotel School.

Gain practical skills

HTMi is dedicated to building your skills both inside and outside of the classroom. Thanks to HTMI’s strong partnership with AccorHotels you’ll have the opportunity to take on a paid internship program where you’ll master the skills to meet the demands of your clientele; build industry contacts; work in a team and gain exposure to industry practices.

Work placement will be completed across five months of each study year and will give you the chance to learn first-hand how to deliver exceptional hospitality service.


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet one of the following entry requirements:

  • Completion of Year 11 (or equivalent);
  • Mature age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within the chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet the course requirements.

What You’ll Learn

In this hotel management course, the subjects you may study include:

Year One:

  • Tourism Studies – This unit provides students with an understanding of the global environment within which the travel and tourism industry operates.
  • Contemporary Issues in Hotel Studies – This unit introduces a modern perspective on the hospitality industry, in which students actively research contemporary issues and trends in the tourism and hotel sector.
  • Food and Beverage Service ( Theory and Practical )- This unit introduces students to the basic concepts of food service and to the skills, knowledge and responsibilities required to succeed including:
    • Professionalism
    • RSA ( Responsible Service of Alcohol )
    • Customer Service
    • Layout and preparation
    • The meal experience and contributing factors
  • Culinary ( Theory and Practical )- This unit enables students to gain knowledge of the equipment, commodities and methods required to prepare and cook food, as well as develop basic skills in preparing, storing and cooking. This includes all standard Australian WHS and Hygiene practices training.
  • Cost Control – This unit gives students the knowledge to control and manage the main financial aspects of a quality restaurant in a five star Hotel or Resort, including:
    • Recipe costing
    • Menu pricing
    • Understanding the difference between planned and actual costs
    • Producing a bar/restaurant control system
    • Basic Excel skills
  • Information Technology 1- Introduces students to the basics of information technology and its application and possibilities in the Hospitality Industry landscape.
  • Entrepreneurial Project Year 1 – Students combine their learnings from their first year, and develop them in a creative and fun way, allowing them to see the close inter-relationships that exist between the subjects in the course.

Year Two:

  • Hotel and Resort Management – Enables students to describe the complexities involved in the design and development of a new resort, thereby enhancing their knowledge of the five star hotel and resort industry.
  • Hospitality Finance 2 – Students will learn the elements required to control and manage the main financial aspects of the key operational departments within a Hotel.
  • Introduction to Marketing – Students will learn the principles and strategies used in the Hospitality industry, and the function of Marketing research.
  • Food and Beverage Management – Students will learn the elements required to become a successful Food and Beverage manager in the Hospitality industry including:
    • Menu planning
    • Control methods
    • Strategic planning
  • Beverages and Wine Studies – This unit enables students to gain knowledge and understanding of different types of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, its storage, production and support equipment, including cocktails, mixing and garnishes.
  • Rooms Division Operations- Learners develop skills in front office operations, including advance reservations, guest registration, and guest accounting procedures, giving the students the skills requires to work effectively in the Front Office department of a Five Star Hotel or Resort. Additionally, students will receive in house OPERA systems training, for practical skills that are the industry standard in hotels worldwide.
  • Introduction to HRM and Organisations- The aim of this unit is to enable learners to gain knowledge and understanding of current issues, responsibilities, policies, procedures and processes applicable to human resources and organisational dynamics in hospitality businesses.
  • Research Methods 1 – This unit gives students the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge of the research process and produce an independent literature review.

Why study with HTMi Australia?

The tourism and hospitality field is booming so if you want to get qualified to work in the industry then look at the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMi) Australia! As Australia’s only Swiss Hotel institution they’re all about precision, rigour, discretion and respect for the customer.

Be well prepared for a career in management within the hotel and tourism industry with HTMI’s globally recognised Diploma in International Hotel Management. The Swiss-based qualification is recognised for providing high class, state-of-the-art hospitality management training.

Have access to outstanding paid internship opportunities, plus use your qualification as a pathway onto further studies. Upon completing your Diploma, you’ll gain 12 units of credit to get into the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management, at The Hotel School Sydney/Melbourne.

Be confident you’re getting one of the best education experiences with HTMI! They are currently ranked 14 in the 2018 World QS Top University Rankings in the area of hospitality and leisure management.

Student Support

HTMI are also dedicated to ensuring the mental health and wellbeing of their students, which is why they offer a free and confidential counselling service to help with personal or interpersonal issues. Students will also have access to academic support services to help you improve study techniques and develop the right skills to succeed.

Be sure to keep an eye on their Engagement Calendar, which ensures students stay connected to the campus. The campus features social activities, career counselling sessions, support service workshops, on-campus events and industry networking days. Create strong relationships with fellow students with their full list of social events including movie nights and bowling competitions – just to name a few.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma in International Hotel and Tourism Management.

Use your qualification as a pathway to The Hotel School‘s Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management or seek employment as a :

Curious about where a career in hospitality could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

HTMi Australia offers two payment models.

Payment Option 1: Six equal instalment payments
A $250 deposit is required once getting accepted followed by six equal instalment payments at the start of each trimester of study.

Payment Option 2: Fortnightly or monthly payments
A $250 deposit is required once getting accepted followed by equal fortnightly or monthly instalments.

Enquire now for more information!