SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of hospitality skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry to coordinate hospitality operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in any hospitality industry sector as a departmental or small business manager. The diversity of employers includes restaurants, hotels, motels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafés, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Career Opportunities: bar manager, café manager, chef de cuisine, chef pâtissier, club manager, executive housekeeper, front office manager, gaming manager, kitchen manager, motel manager, restaurant manager, sous chef, unit manager catering operations.

Course Code: SIT50416

2020 intake dates: Rolling intake throughout 2020

Fees: $2500

Course Duration: 24 months

Mode of delivery: Full-time using a combination of online learning, classroom-based training and work experience (practicum placement).

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, classroom-based training is currently delivered in our online classroom

Practicim placement: Students who are not employed in the hospitality sector are required to source suitable work placement with required resources, equipment and facility in accordance with the work placement checklist (provided at the time of enrolment). This practicum placement is mandatory, and a requirement for completion of this qualification. Our support team may be able to assist students in arranging their practicum placement, but we encourage students to contact industry and arrange their own (the placement must, however, be approved by A Grade Education and Training prior to commencement).

Due to current COVID19 restrictions, there may be some restriction to work placement. However, this may change as the government reduces the restrictions.

Course Structure: There are 28 units of competency in this qualification, consisting of 13 core units, and 15 elective units which reflect the needs of the industry.

Core units

BSBDIV501- Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBMGT517 - Manage operational plan
SITXCCS007 - Enhance customer service experiences
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

SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHFAB002 - Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHCCC014 - Prepare meat dishes
SITHCCC001 - Use food preparation equipment
SITHCCC008 - Prepare vegetable, fruit, egg and farinaceous dishes
SITHCCC006 - Prepare appetisers and salads
SITHPAT006 - Produce desserts
SITHCCC020 - Work effectively as a cook
SITHIND002 - Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHCCC003 - Prepare and present sandwiches
SITHCCC012 - Prepare poultry dishes
SITXFSA002 - Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXINV002 - Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC007 - Prepare stocks, sauces and soups
SITHCCC013 - Prepare seafood dishes

Entry Requirement

  • Learners must meet the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills standards for Diploma of Hospitality level study.
  • Learners must be at least 18 years of age and be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • A Grade Education and Training encourages people with disabilities to apply. Approval will be subject to the person being able to undertake all tasks and requirements of the course.

Students are required to:

  • Obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Provide a valid ID with his/her picture and signature

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

If you have relevant work experience or have completed appropriate training in the past, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT). If you think you are eligible for Credit Transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning contact our office for further information.

For more course information, fees and refunds, extensions, appeals, and our policies and procedures, download the Student Handbook