Study Method Online
Institution The Career Academy
Recognition ICOES, ILEA, IOH
Start Date Enrol anytime
The Career Academy
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Institute of Hospitality
  • This is a fee-for-service program.

Course overview

Become a business owner in Hospitality & Tourism!

Learn how to be a responsible bartender, a capable, certified travel agent, a competent, recognised hotel manager and a knowledgeable, acknowledged restaurateur. This course combines our four Travel and Hospitality courses into one diploma, offering you a range of information whilst saving you money.

With this program you will receive 5 certificates, studying one course after another, ending with expert advice on how to start a successful business from Declan Scott, business expert


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The International Council for Online Educational Standards

Accredited by the International Live Events Association

Study method

  • Online Online info icon
    Online delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
  • Blended Blended info icon
    Blended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
  • In-class In-class info icon
    In class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
  • Virtual Virtual info icon
    Virtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online

Duration study load

  • 400 hours
  • Learn at your own pace, ideally completed in eighteen months

Course features

  • Manage the provision of kitchen facilities and the handling of foodstuffs to maximise efficiency, hygiene and service
  • Learn to plan menus appropriate for a range of situations
  • Manage the provision of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Learn management skills for catering in a variety of situations
  • Understand unforeseen circumstances while travelling
  • Utilising transport services such as airlines, car rental, shipping, bus and rail
  • Understand accommodation options including camping, hostels, hotels, resorts and more
  • Consolidate available information and resources to plan a trip
  • Gain all of the knowledge needed to run a hotel from top to bottom
  • Develop a broad understanding of the industry
  • Access to expert tutors and business coaches – this Pathway Program includes four hours of one to one mentoring from our very experienced and knowledgeable business mentors


  • Case studies
  • Quizzes
  • Written assessments


  • The notes look simple but tasks ensure you do research and really understand the topic.
    Hospitality to Business Pathway


Core Units
Hospitality Services (Food & Beverage)
  • HPTG153 – Introduction to Human Nutrition & Cooking
  • HPTG114 – Kitchen and Food Management
  • HPTG122 – Planning a Menu
  • HPTG154 – Scope and Nature of Catering Services & Personnel Management
  • HPTG115 – Management of Catering Services
  • HPTG112 – Introduction to the Bar Industry
  • HPTG155 – Alcoholic Beverages
  • HPTG156 – Non-Alcoholic Beverages
  • HPTG157 – Mixing Drinks & Service Procedures
  • HPTG133 – Fundamentals of Wine Appreciation
Tourism & Travel
  • HPTG132 – Travel Industry Overview
  • HPTG108 – Destinations
  • HPTG117 – Money, Insurance, Legalities and Other Issues
  • HPTG128 – Transport – Airline reservations
  • HPTG129 – Transport – Car Rental
  • HPTG130 – Transport – Other
  • HPTG101 – Accommodation
  • HPTG120 – Package Tours
  • HPTG131 – Travel Agency Procedure Systems
Hotel Operations Management
  • HPTG113 – Scope & Nature of Hotel Management
  • HPTG119 – Organisation of the Workplace
  • HPTG126 – Staff Management
  • HPTG106 – Control Systems in Hotels
  • HPTG110 – Front Desk Management
  • HPTG125 – Servicing Rooms & General Cleaning
  • HPTG105 – Building & Facility Management
  • HPTG102 – Activities Management
  • HPTG109 – Food Service in Hotels
Start Your Own Business
  • ABKN201 – Starting Up
  • ABKN186 – Preparing your Business Plan
  • ABKN129 – Marketing and Social Media
  • ABKN122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  • ABKN185 – Planning for Profit
  • ABKN214 – Employment Law & Introduction to Payroll
  • ABKN133 – Understanding GST
  • ABKN189 – Financial Statement Analysis

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Payment options

  • Interest-free payment plans available from $25/week

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About The Career Academy

The Career Academy is New Zealand's leading provider of online courses. Their education driven team of developers and tutors are located in Parnell, Auckland. They are committed to providing exceptional online courses and personal tutor support. The Career Academy offers a range of specialist courses to improve job performance. Their focus is on mentoring, inspiring and supporting people through training so their career or business can reap the rewards. The Career Academy’s course delivery is flexible, so their students can study with minimal disruption to their daily life. They offer flexible payment plans so anyone wanting to learn has the opportunity no matter their circumstances.

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