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Aspire2 International Hospitality and Healthcare Limited
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New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6)

This course is available


Level of Study



1 year

Next start date

Expected Apr 2023


Christchurch Campus


New Zealand’s thriving hospitality scene offers so many opportunities for international students. Land a job with a global hotel chain, secure a management role in a cafe or bar, or open your own restaurant. This Level 6 qualification is your path to success.

Want an awesome job as an entry or mid-level hospitality manager? Or looking to start your own hospitality business? This hands-on programme will give you a leading edge! Learn how to manage and develop staff, analyse and boost financial performance, drive sales and achieve success in this fast-paced industry. Hone your communications and leadership skills and understand the issues facing New Zealand’s hospitality industry.


Core modules

You will need to complete all of the following 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. 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.

Key information for students due to COVID-19: Aspire2 International has resumed face-to-face classes, and are accepting migrants, international students, and expats who are already in New Zealand. If you are an international student who is interested in studying with Aspire2 International, check back regularly and follow us on Social Media – so you can be updated on when our border will be open again to international students!

Entry criteria

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have completed 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.

English language requirement:

  • Provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.5
  • Have a Pearson Academic Test score of 50 and above with no individual band score less than 42
  • Have a LanguageCert in C1 Expert Test PASS and above with no less than a pass in each skill

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