Diploma of Hospitality Management

Course Code SIT50416
Course Title Diploma of Hospitality Management
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Government Funding, Concession, Full Fee
Duration 1 Year

Course Overview

SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management 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, cafes, and coffee shops. This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in accommodation services, cookery, food and beverage and gaming.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written assessments
  • Practical assessments
  • Workplace logbook for 36 complete service periods(shifts)

Units of Competency

The SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality requires 28 units of competency:

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 budget
SITXGLC001 – Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM002 – Roster staff
SITXHRM003 – Lead 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
SITHKOP005 – Coordinate cooking operations*
BSBITU306 – Design and produce business documents
BSBSUS501 – Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
SITXFIN002 – Interpret financial information
SITHFAB007 – Serve food and beverage
SITHIND004 – Work effectively in hospitality service
SITHFAB016 – Provide advice on food
SITXFSA002 – Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM004 – Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXINV003 – Purchase goods
SITXINV004 – Control stock
BSBRSK501 – Manage risk
SITHIND002 – Source and use information on the hospitality industry
BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development

* Prerequisite for each unit is SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety)

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Applicant will be required to successfully complete an ACSF language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment.
Learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy (ACSF Level 4) are desirable to participate in the course.



Successful completion of this qualification could lead to SIT60313 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality or higher education qualifications in management

Your Career

Possible job roles may include:

  • Banquet or function manager
  • Bar manager
  • Cafe manager
  • Chef de cuisine
  • Chef patissier
  • Club manager
  • Executive housekeeper
  • Front office manager
  • Gaming manager
  • Kitchen manager
  • Motel manager
  • Restaurant manager
  • Sous chef
  • Unit manager catering operations


Fee Types

Government Funding Concession Full Fee
 $899.50  $179.90  $6,039.50


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* Material fees may apply
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment