SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management


Duration: 78 Weeks

FEES – Tuition: $18,000 Materials: $1,350 Application: $250

Course Description

This qualification, as described in the Hospitality and Tourism Training Package focuses on the skills and knowledge required for an individual to gain employment as a manager that coordinates the hospitality operations within a variety of hospitality businesses such as restaurants, hotels, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

No Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Location: 859 High Street, Thornbury, VIC 3071 (location is subject to change at the time of enrolment)

Duration: 78 weeks including holidays

Tuition weeks: 66 weeks

Delivery and Assessment mode: Face to face, combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of year 11 or equivalent (subject to the assessment and approval of Australian College of Trade Admission team)
  • English requirements IELTS 5.5 or equivalent or TOEFL PB 506, IBT 62, PTE Academic 46, CAE & CPE (from 2015) 152
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age and above
  • Successful completion of the Pre-Training Review (PTR)
  • LLN Level 4

Work based Training / Workplacement: Australian College of Trade offers students simulated work-based training in one of our fully equipped commercial kitchens

Possible Pathways for further study:

SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality


Possible Occupational Outcomes:

  • Banquet or Function Manager
  • Chef de cuisine
  • Kitchen manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Sous chef
  • Unit manager (catering operations)
  • Bar manager
  • Café manager

*Tuition fees and other course related fees are not subject to change once a student has enrolled.

All equipment & resources are at student’s expense

Core units

BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace

BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

SITXCCS007 Enhance the customer service experience

SITXCCS008 Develop and Manage quality customer service practices

SITXCOM005 Manage conflict

SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget

SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets

SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements

SITXHRM002 Roster staff

SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people

SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations

SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships

SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective units

(Commercial Cookery outcome)

SITXFSA001   Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITXFSA002   Participate in safe food handling practices

SITHCCC001  Use food preparation equipment

SITHCCC005  Produce dishes using basic methods of cookery

SITHCCC006  Produce appetisers and salads

SITHCCC007 Produce stocks, sauces and soups

SITHCCC008 Produce vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes

SITHCCC012 Produce poultry dishes

SITHCCC013 Produce seafood dishes

SITHCCC014 Produce meat dishes

SITHCCC019 Produce cakes, pastries and breads

SITHPAT006 Produce desserts

SITHCCC020 Work effectively as a cook

SITXINV002    Maintain the quality of perishable items

SITHCCC018 Prepare foods to meet special dietary requirements

Elective units

(Front of House outcome)

SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

SITHIND004 Work effectively in hospitality service

SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations

SITEEVT005 Plan in-house events or functions

SITEEVT010 Manage on-site event operations

SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions

SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information

SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol

SITHFAB003 Operate a bar

SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee

SITHFAB007   Serve food and beverage

SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage

SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff

BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace

*International Students, please note:

If one of the following applies, you do not need to provide evidence of an English Test score:

  • you are enrolled in full-time school studies as a principal course including in a secondary exchange program, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students
  • you have completed at least five years’ study in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • you are a citizen and hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland

in the two years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

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