Aspire2 International Hospitality Management

2019 intake dates: 9 Jan, 20 Feb, 20 Mar, 22 May, 19 Jun, 21 Aug, 11 Sep, 27 Nov, 4 Dec

Take your next best step in a hospitality management career with this Diploma.

Am I eligible?

This programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over. Students must have a New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 5; or appropriate related work experience.

English Language requirement

For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.5 

OR Pearson Academic Test
have a Pearson Academic Test score of 50 and above with no individual band score less than 42 

OR LanguageCert
have a C1 Expert Test PASS with no less than a pass in each skill

The information is accurate as of December 2018

1 Academic Year

Content & delivery

Delivered by: Aspire2 International Hospitality & Healthcare

This course will give you the skills and standards of professional practice to instill confidence in customers in a range of hospitality environments. You will be able to work unsupervised in any hospitality management role.

Core papers

  • Managing and Developing Staff
  • Hospitality Business Performance
  • Operational Management in a Changing Environment
  • Hospitality Product Development
  • Communication and Leadership in the Hospitality Sector
  • Facilities Planning and Management
  • Innovation and Hospitality Sales
  • Issues in Hospitality Management

On completion of this programme

Graduates of this Diploma will have the skills and knowledge to provide management across a range of hospitality operations.

Entry requirements

This course is open to anyone aged 18 and over.

Students must complete the NZ Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 5 or an equivalent qualification, or have prior work experience in a relevant field before joining this course.

If you are coming from overseas, to enter this course you must:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0(Academic)
  • have a Pearson Test with overall score of 42-49. 


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

  • Tuition - $17250
  • Resource - $1750
  • 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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Your pathway

Your potential career path after study

  • Guest Service Representative
  • Receptionist
  • Manager
  • Front Office Manager
  • Food & Beverage Manager
  • Executive Assistant Manager
  • General Manager
  • CEO / Partner / Owner

Charlene's story

"I am training to be an Assistant Manager at Tauranga Airport Cafe. Right now, I am learning the role of a Catering and Café Assistant. I learned right from the bottom. I started on the cashier and made coffees, then I doubled up with a more experienced staff member to make sure I got the service speed right..."

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How to apply

  • 1 Apply online
  • 2 Receive an OOP

    Offer of Place will give advice on programme fees, insurance, date and methods of payment

  • 3 Pay fees

    Sign one copy of the Offer of Place and return it, with full payment of all fees, by the due date

  • 4 Fee receipt

    When we receive your fees, we will send you an official fee receipt

  • 5 Apply for visa

    Once your student visa is approved, we will arrange your accommodation (if you wish) and airport pick-up

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